This is a matching activity that pairs roles and responsibilities within the executive branch and departments in the bureaucracy. This is a worksheet that could be completed as a homework assignment, or in class with a group or partner. This
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.
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 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.
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
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
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
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
“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 is a ready to rock unit full of plug and play activities. Two 2-page summary articles on special interest and campaign finance. Up-to-date with history and legislation, constitutional authority, court cases, and content for the AP exam.
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.
My goal every year is to matriculate a new crop of Constitutional scholars. This is the key tool I use in my classroom to do so. This is something I tell my kids to hold on to, and we pull it out of their binders almost daily. I have this broken
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
This short survey will help students identify themselves as Democrats, Republicans or Moderates. This can be used in the beginning or end of any High School Government or History course. It's designed for students to answer based upon their
I find that students have a hard time analyzing the different interpretations of the Constitution that each branch may have, so I created this single resource that condenses all this information into one reference sheet. My kids love it; hopefully
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
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.
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind The Velveteen Rabbit Philosophy and film INCLUDED IN THIS UNIT ARE THE FOLLOWING: ➢ This unit compliments my other TpT unit on the Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind - see the link below. I am hoping this
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.
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