This Presidential Elections resource includes a 25 page slideshow, plus 7 pages of printables to engage your students while learning about the electoral process and Election Day. No fluff or filler here: this slideshow provides solid, high-quality
Are you looking for an engaging reading activity to do on Constitution Day (September 17th)? This is one of those days that tend to sneak up on a teacher, and I am almost always scrambling to find an activity that I can quickly add to my already-packed day. That's why I decided to create my own Powe
Whoo hoo! Finally, a fun (and easy) way to teach some difficult economic concepts! This 53-page file on Economic Systems (Traditional, Market, and Command) is full of engaging, hands-on activities that will make your students understand those tough concepts. Enjoy!
Included in this file:
This bundle includes a PowerPoint that outlines the three branches of government: executive, legislative, and judicial. The PowerPoint also includes checks and balances and the separation of power. Any slide in the PowerPoint can also be used as a classroom poster! Along with the PowerPoint, a pr
This mini bundle includes a PowerPoint, corresponding notes sheets, and foldable for the major battles fought in the American Revolution.
- Battle of Lexington and Concord
- Battle of Bunker Hill
- Battle of Trenton
- Battle of Saratoga
- Valley Forge
- Battle of Yorktown
Are you ready to meet the federal mandate to teach your students about the U.S. Constitution on Constitution Day on September 17th? Everything you need to teach your primary grade(K-3) students about Constitution Day is right here, ready to use and no prep! The animated PowerPoint lesson explains
This bundle includes a patriotic themed PowerPoint that outlines the rights in the Bill of Rights, in kid friendly language. The PowerPoint outlines how the 10 amendments, called the Bill of Rights, was added to the Constitution in 1791. The PowerPoint explains each of the 10 amendments. Also inc
This ZIP file contains six “Economics-related” files – Economic Systems, Factors of Economic Growth, Trade Barriers, Literacy Rate and Standard of Living, Economics Task Cards, and Currency Exchange – Two Fun Activities. There are over 150 pages of notes, group activities, writing assignments, proje
8 activities to teach 16 United States symbols.
The activities include:
Symbols of our Nation Book - PowerPoint presentation that introduces the concept of symbols and provides background on all 16 symbols. (22 pages)
Understanding the Pledge of Allegiance - PowerPoint that breaks down the Pledg
Our Government Unit includes PowerPoints, activities, class books, study guides, and assessments. (Includes 22 files below)
*Please note our PowerPoints are password-protected from editing and are only compatible with PCs. Mac users will not be able to view our PowerPoints. When opening one of our
This unit is a great way to introduce your students to communities and the basics of government. This unit includes 27 powerpoint slide presentations to use with your overhead projector or Promethean or Smart Board. It also includes 40 pages of stations and activities to go with each lesson along
This Types of Government unit includes 33 pages of engaging, hands-on activities that will teach your students the basics of autocratic, oligarchic, and democratic governments--presidential and parliamentary, and how citizens participate in each of them. This packet includes everything you need to e
This PowerPoint and note bundle highlights the Articles of Confederation. The PowerPoint explains why the Articles of Confederation were necessary and the weaknesses that were formed because of the Articles of Confederation. It also explains the effects of the articles, such as Shay's Rebellion.
This mini bundle introduces the War of 1812 to students and includes the following:
- Scaffolded Notes Handout
- Internet Scavenger Hunt
PowerPoint & Notes - This PowerPoint and corresponding notes handout provides students with an introduction to the War of 1812. It introduces s
Your secondary civics/U.S. Government students will be engaged in this fun and interactive activity. Students will understand the rules and operations of the U.S. government as enumerated in the Constitution by completing a scavenger hunt activity. Students will work with a partner to find the answ
The Constitution Day Unit includes a PowerPoint, a minibook, a game, a writing activity, and more Constitution-related activities. (Includes all 10 activities below.)
*Please note our PowerPoints are password-protected from editing and are only compatible with PCs. Mac users will not be able to vie
This United States Civil War PowerPoint Game Activity is a fun way to have your students review facts they have learned about the Civil War.
The categories are:
-Famous people (Lincoln, Davis, Grant, Lee, Jackson)
-Famous battles (Gettysburg, Shiloh, Bull Run...)
-Famous documents and speeches (E
Teach about the Bill of Rights with this PowerPoint presentation, notes, and test. Slides are written for 4th, 5th, or 6th grade students. This mini-unit includes 13 PowerPoint slides, student notes, and a 30 question test!
*This mini-unit is a ZIP file download that
This is a PowerPoint intended for lower elementary students to teach about the Constitution on Constitution Day. The sample shows the first 2 slides of 14 total slides. Information is presented simply for younger students to better understand what the Constitution does. Since teaching about the C
This PowerPoint and note bundle is an awesome kid-friendly way of teaching your students about the Constitutional Convention of 1787. The PowerPoint includes topics discussed, such as The Virginia Plan, The New Jersey Plan, The Great Compromise, slavery, Three-Fifths Rule, etc. There are also indi
This resource contains a PowerPoint and a notes handout that introduces the following concepts to students:
- Delegates at the Constitutional Convention
- Constitutional Convention
- Important Leaders of the Convention including James Madison, George Washington, and Benjamin Franklin
- Federal Syst
This Community Helpers Unit has 160 pages. It includes a Power Point Presentation, 3 Printable Booklets, Multiple ELA and Social Studies Activities that Align to the Common Core and Much More!
Check out our preview to see all that we have included in this unit! We hope you like it! Thank you for
How a Bill Becomes a Law Interactive Powerpoint + Printable Worksheet
This 14 slide interactive PowerPoint presentation contains colorful graphics which match the content on each slide. The lesson is interactive. Each answer is filled in by the user's click. A fill in the blank PDF worksheet com
This 118 page unit contains a 26 slide Power Point presentation (in PDF format) of Washington D.C. and the Three Branches of Government. It includes all of the information your students need to know about Washington D.C. and the creation of our democratic government. There are tons of ELA activit
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Did you know that September 17th is Constitution Day?? Looking for an activity or lesson with your students? Look no further!
I created this Power Point to teach my students about the Constitution after I had trouble nar
This packet includes a POWERPOINT & A FILL-IN-THE-BLANK VERSION of the PowerPoint for when students are absent or if you want them to follow along with you as you teach the unit.
This is a unit about Reconstruction that can easily be split up into 6-8 segments for students. You literally start
My Civics EOC State Exam Review is in depth lesson to prepare students for the Florida Civics End-of-Course Exam. I have been teaching Civics in the state of Florida for several years. My students have had the 7th highest score on the Civics EOC the past two years in a row. Use my Civics EOC State E
Google Drive Interactive Templates Included!
Students will be able to understand the types of governments that exist in the world by reviewing this engaging lecture, playing a fun game: “Government Squares”, and creating a postcard activity. A creative lecture notes template is included.
This mini bundle contains the following resources to help students learn about the Bill of Rights:
- 14 slide PowerPoint
- 2 page Scaffolded Notes Sheet
- Interactive Internet Scavenger Hunt
PowerPoint & Notes Sheet - This resource provides students with an introduction to the Bill of Rights t
Good Citizenship BUNDLE: Completely revised for the upcoming school year! This contains BOTH the complete no-prep unit and the presentation. This contains all that you need to teach your students about good citizenship. These hands-on activities will keep your students engaged while learning! The un
This lecture is both informative and interactive as students choose their fate throughout the American Revolution period and record their "experiences" on their handout. Each student's experience is different. Students will begin their journey pre-French & Indian War and end with the Treaty of P
I created this teaching powerpoint pdf file to use with my first graders to give them an inside peek at the life and duties of our Commander and Chief, President Obama.
Open the file on your Elmo Projector, Smart Board, or save to your iPads and the kids can go back and reread each piece of this u
This file is a resource pack about the purpose of the European Union and the relationship between member nations (as outlined by the Georgia Standard of Excellence – SS6E8d). This lesson includes a presentation with important information relating to the history of the European Union, its purpose, ad
This Articles of Confederation mini bundle includes the following:
- Introductory PowerPoint - provides a great introduction to the Articles of Confederation. It discusses what life after the Revolutionary War was like in the colonies and why a system of government was important. It discusses the p
Students are introduced to the three branches of the US government. Students learn the branches, the jobs within those branches, and are given a visual using photographs of the places that represent these three branches. There is also a link to a Schoolhouse Rock video about the branches of govern
Introducing government doesn’t have to be confusing or dry for intermediate and middle school students! Find everything you need for an entire unit to engage and educate students on the importance of government! The unit is designed around a 5E model to help make lesson planning easy and includes a
This PowerPoint provides a great introduction to the Articles of Confederation. It discusses what life after the Revolutionary War was like in the colonies and why a system of government was important. It discusses the powers that were given congress and the states. It discusses the problems with
This resource includes the following documents to teach students about the branches of government as well as the checks and balances system:
- 9 slide PowerPoint that introduces the branches of government with explanations, their importance, and the checks and balances system
- a branches of govern
Economy doesn’t have to be boring for intermediate and middle school students! Find everything you need for an entire unit to introduce your students to the concept of Economy in an engaging way! The unit is designed around a 5E model to help make lesson planning easy and includes a list of vocabul
Colonizing North America.
This Colonizing North America UNIT download includes a total of 9 **editable** PowerPoint presentations, 27+ graphic organizer pages, 3 quizzes, study guide and 4-page test (teacher key included). The quizzes, study guide and test are Word documents which can be modified o
Jeopardy is a fun way to review concepts taught in class! This product is a government jeopardy game geared toward 2nd and 3rd grades. The categories include vocabulary, community government, state government, country/national government, and citizen pride. The questions are basic government know
Lesson: Federalism - PowerPoint, Lesson Plan, Smart Board Activity, Multiple Choice Test, Worksheet, Flipped Class Video & More
This lesson teaches students about Federalism – the sharing of power between the national, state and local levels of government. Students will learn about the separati
Economics PowerPoint. Defines economics, economics terms, and the study of supply and demand. Explains the traditional economy, and in simple terms the differences between three different economic systems: the market economy, which is also known as capitalism; the command economy, which is also know
This is a PDF version of a PowerPoint file containing a brief introduction to Greek government and compares/contrasts Direct Democracy with Representative Democracy. This file meets Georgia Performance Standards for third grade.
This is a 22 slide PowerPoint presentation
It covers the Constitution and includes...
-The basic parts to the constitution
-Checks and balances
-Amending the Constitution
-Bill of Rights
-Civil War Amendments
This resource contains a PowerPoint and notes sheet for students to learn about the Northwest Territory, the land congress won after the Revolutionary War. It provides students with the definitions of territory and ordinance. It explains what the Northwest Territory was as well as the ordinances t
This engaging PowerPoint offers background on the early events leading to the American Revolution through the French and Indian War. The presentation provides an introductory overview of the structure of colonial governments and the colonists' growing resentment toward the influence of Great Britain