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105 Favorite Lessons: American Government Curriculum - National, State, & Local

105 Favorite Lessons: American Government Curriculum - National, State, & Local
105 Favorite Lessons: American Government Curriculum - National, State, & Local
105 Favorite Lessons: American Government Curriculum - National, State, & Local
105 Favorite Lessons: American Government Curriculum - National, State, & Local
105 Favorite Lessons: American Government Curriculum - National, State, & Local
105 Favorite Lessons: American Government Curriculum - National, State, & Local
105 Favorite Lessons: American Government Curriculum - National, State, & Local
105 Favorite Lessons: American Government Curriculum - National, State, & Local
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Make social studies their favorite class with this 105-lesson American government curriculum, which has been used by thousands of teachers nationwide. It is a recent addition to my new TpT store with no feedback yet. But here are some comments from TpT buyers about other similar lessons in my store:

"Absolutely great resource, thank you!"

"The lessons are very informative and nicely put together."

"Lots of great ideas"



SEE ALSO...
150 Favorite Lessons: Exploration to Modern Times, AMERICAN HISTORY CURRICULUM



Bundle Discount
Individual lessons in this American Government program are also available in my TpT store. But purchasing the complete set here enables you to save $93.95---22%.


Note to TpT Community/Fellow Educators
Although I am a new TpT member, I have been publishing and selling reproducible social studies lessons to teachers across the United States for many years. Purchase these materials with confidence knowing they are high-quality and have been classroom-tested with my own students, as well as thousands more nationwide. My lessons are designed to present relevant information in a timely fashion as part of a fun activity.

Please take a moment to visit/Follow my TpT store and check out other complete lesson programs on Recent American History (45 high-interest lessons on major events and developments after World War II) and American History (150 high-interest lessons covering the Age of Exploration to Modern Times). Other programs on World History, Recent World History, Asia, Africa, and Latin America coming soon!


PRODUCT OVERVIEW
Make social studies their favorite class with these 105 ready-to-use reproducible lessons covering national, state, and local government. A typical lesson focuses on a topic from the U.S. government curriculum during a high-interest activity based on the concept “learning by doing.” Your students will become involved in a wide variety of creative lessons that make learning exciting, challenging, and fun!

Use with any American government textbook in grades 7-12. Each lesson usually has four or five activity sheets. Make as many copies as you need for your students. Most lessons can be completed in one or two periods by individuals, small groups, or the entire class using information on the student activity sheets.

This American Government series is arranged into seven Parts/books. Each Part/book contains 15 lessons. Easy-to-follow Teacher Instructions, answer keys, and 20-question follow-up quizzes (where applicable) are included for every lesson. Preparation time is eliminated with 105 high quality government lessons in one PDF file at your fingertips.

• cause and effect
• vocabulary
• thought questions/critical thinking
• illustrations
• charts
• graphs
• reading comprehension
• puzzles
• games
• contests
• primary sources
• timelines
  and more...


Detailed descriptions of all 105 lessons below can be found on each lesson's product page in my TpT store. I have included links to the product pages for individual lessons in PART 1.


PART 1
  1. The Role of Government
  2. History of Government
  3. Forms of Government
  4. Democracy
  5. Development of Democracy
  6. Citizenship
  7. Colonial Government
  8. Britain Changes Its Colonial Policies
  9. Declaration of Independence
10. The Critical Period
11. The Constitutional Convention
12. United States Constitution
13. Constitution Crossword Puzzle
14. Principles of the Constitution
15. Chapter Study Guide


PART 2
  16. Bill of Rights
  17. Amendments 11-21
  18. Recent Constitutional Amendments
  19. Federalism
  20. Growth of the Federal Government
  21. Civil Rights and the First Amendment
  22. Due Process of Law
  23. Blacks Struggle for Equal Rights
  24. Civil Rights Movement
  25. Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
  26. Early Women's Movements
  27. Women's Rights Movement
  28. Seeking Equality for All Americans
  29. Civil Rights and the Supreme Court
  30. Famous Person Study Guide

PART 3
  31. Public Opinion
  32. Public Opinion Polls
  33. Interest Groups
  34. The Beginning of Political Parties
  35. Functions of Political Parties
  36. The Two-Party System
  37. Third Parties
  38. Democrats and Republicans
  39. Choosing Political Candidates
  40. Election Campaigns
  41. Voting
  42. Congress
  43. The House of Representatives
  44. The Senate
  45. How Congress Makes Laws

PART 4
  46. Congress Passes New Laws
  47. Legislative Branch Key Terms
  48. President of the United States
  49. Roles of the President
  50. Development of the Presidency
  51. Watergate Scandal
  52. President Contests
  53. Electoral College
  54. Campaigning for President
  55. Vice President
  56. Cabinet and Executive Departments
  57. Independent Agencies
  58. Civil Service System
  59. Executive Branch Key Terms
  60. The Court System

PART 5
  61. Supreme Court
  62. Landmark Decisions of the Supreme Court
  63. The American Legal System
  64. How Laws Are Changed
  65. Trials
  66. Judicial Branch Key Terms
  67. The Federal Government at Work
  68. Taxation and Spending
  69. Foreign Policy
  70. Business, Labor, and Agriculture
  71. The Environment
  72. Social Security and Public Health
  73. Public Assistance Programs
  74. Washington, D.C.
  75. Touring Washington

PART 6
  76. Current Events
  77. State Government
  78. State Services
  79. State Finances
  80. State Government Study Guide
  81. Local Government
  82. Local Government Issues
  83. County Government
  84. City Government
  85. Independent Study Guide
  86. United States Flag
  87. Symbols of the United States
  88. Famous People in Government
  89. Key Terms
  90. President Study Guide

PART 7
  91. Church and State
  92. Gun Control
  93. Capital Punishment
  94. Issues for Debate
  95. Election of 2000
  96. Patriot Act
  97. Department of Homeland Security
  98. Initiative, Referendum, and Recall
  99. Comparative Government
100. Election of 2008
101. Obama’s Inaugural Address
102. Criminal Justice System
103. Youth and the Law
104. System of Education
105. Role of the Military
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496 pages
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