This activity is designed for AP Government and Politics students to work in groups to determine the validity or public opinion polls. Students are presented FIVE real-world public opinion polls. While all of the polls cover different topics and
This presentation is a overview of Us political parties, their history, political ideology (liberal v. conservative), third parties, and party organization. A great overview for a High School government class or an Intro to Political Science course.
These digital and printable worksheets are useful for rhetorical analysis of Emmanuel Goldstein's "Theory and Practice of Oligarchical Collectivism," presented in Part 2, Chapter 9 of George Orwell's 1984. Applicable to the AP Language and
Looking for distance learning resources? This activity is great for AP Language and Composition or High School ELA classrooms alike. This figurative language assignment has students write a comparison between famous speeches and Orwellian
Begin class with a warm up journal that gets students to think critically, analyze political cartoons, discuss data, or practice writing an FRQ response.
This is a project that can be used for all 50 United States. In my classroom, we do one each day when we are working at our 50 States unit. The 50 States unit is also available on my Tpt. This project can also be used as a research based project.
You’ll be getting coloured and lineart graphics in various poses and combinations. This is part of a Politicians Clipart Bundle. Click on the links below to check out the contents!: Donald Trump Melania Trump Arnold Schwarzenegger Ben
Genocide War Non-fiction HOTEL RWANDA Included in this unit are the following: ➢ Links to various articles ➢ A multiple choice quiz with seven questions and answers ➢ Six discussion questions (Two of these questions use quotations from the film
Fully editable for you AP Gov needs. Aligned with the AP U.S. Government & Politics Course and Exam Description Redesign, effective Fall 2018Includes Method, Rubric, PPT Template, Example and Sign-ups!Want your students to increase their test
This is a Power Point Presentation designed to teach about the terrorist attacks on the twin towers and the Pentagon. Students have a very limited understanding of the events behind the annual memorial. As part of the presentation, students are
This organizational chart helps students analyze political advertisements over the course of American television and now onto the internet. Using this product, students will watch presidential campaign commercials from the 1952 election between
“The Jackson Toast” is a new Recording from Professor Presley recently completed at Earthling Studios in San Diego, Ca. We have taken an old campaign song from the Jackson Campaign of 1828 and turned it into a modern rock n roll song that will have
Washington’s Farewell Address is a great document to use in a common core style lesson in which U.S. History students analyze text. This document touches on topics that resonate with students because students can look at what Washington’s advice
This role play was created to teach students the different roles of key people in United States' foreign policy. It takes the real-life scenario of the United Nation's and the United States' current issue with Iran and nuclear power and turns it
This activity offers students the opportunity to analyze a selection of political cartoons about interest groups and their influence on Congress. A humorous introduction to this topic that will serve as a hook to keep students interested.
Critics call them "legislation by other means." Supporters defend them as a necessary tool for leading the country especially in the face of a Congress unwilling or unable to make tough choices. Whatever your position, the Executive Order has been
This is an internet scavenger hunt activity in which you use your government webpage to find answers to the questions. I use Illinois government because I teach in Illinois, but it can be modified for any state. Great activity for the students to
Fully editable unit for your APGOPO Unit 2 needs. Aligned with the AP U.S. Government & Politics Course and Exam Description Redesign, effective Fall 2018Roughly 1/3 of the AP Gov exam covers material from this unit, hence it's giant size, and a
Many teachers think of Richard Wright as a great essayist or novelist, but few ever teach his poetry. Ta-nehsi Coates stumbled upon this poem as an 18-year-old, and in 2015, he used the title of Wright’s poem for the title his own memoir. The poem,
Critical thinking is a necessary skill that everyone should develop. This exercise is an introduction to a lesson, unit, or course in Critical Thinking. Use it to enhance a political science course, a psychology course, a social studies course or
If you have ever gone to lunch with coworkers you probably have experienced the prisoner’s dilemma. How did you split the check? Suppose everyone had agreed to split the check equally. If everyone ordered the same amount of food there is no problem.
This worksheet focuses on getting students to roleplay the part of selecting a new Supreme Court justice and considering the political side of the confirmation process. Great for a High School Government / Civics course.
This movie guide goes with the PBS / FRONTLINE documentary "Big Money, Big Sky" about the issue of campaign finance and the influence of the Supreme Court's Citizen's United decision. Included both questions from the film and higher-level opinion
This video guide goes along with the PBS / FRONTLINE documentary "Obama's Deal", which looks at the political aspects of the passing Healthcare Reform Act. Includes questions from the film and deeper analysis questions.