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Transform your American Government or Civics classroom to be project-based and start cultivating authentic learning with this complete semester course bundle, saving 20%!
Included in this all-inclusive, semester-long curriculum are
- 4-page Course Overview and Suggested Calendar
- 3 full four- to-six-week PBL content units
- 2 semester-long projects
- 3 stand-alone writing projects
- 3-topic culminating research paper project
- Detailed lesson plans, answer keys, and editable PPTs
Download the FREE Course Overview and Suggested Calendar to decide if PBL is a great fit for your students!
Project-based teaching brings focused rigor and true real-world dimension to your daily lessons. And the personalized, authentic products students create are so inspiring. It has re-ignited a passion for teaching in me and I hope it will for you too!
The materials here allow you to teach a rich and meaningful course, completely independent of a textbook. Everything needed is included or accessible free online.
This mega bundle will always include the latest versions of everything Government / Civics related at Let's Cultivate Greatness, including all future resources! Just go to "My Purchases" and download at no additional cost!
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Included in this full-course bundle:
Course Overview and Suggested Calendar: a FREE at-a-glance explanation of course; just click the link!
What Does Democracy Look Like?: Kick-start your course with this fun and collaborative activity about the concept of "government" and "democracy" on Day 1
Back to School Activity 7-Pack: Ask "What does it mean to be an American citizen?" by introducing a thematic foundation on which to build your Civics or American Government course- perfect for Week 1
Three 4-6 Week Content Units
Voting / Election Unit: Ask “Is voting an American responsibility, right, or privilege?” by challenging students to be informed voters for a mock election
3 Branches / Checks and Balances Unit: Ask “How democratic is America’s government?” by challenging students to interview a trusted adult to help them decide for themselves
Judicial Branch / Bill of Rights Unit: Ask "How are my Constitutional Rights defined?" by challenging students to create their own Constitutionally-protected mesage
Free Speech Project: Guide students to examine and exercise their most precious constitutional right
Constitutional Issues Research Paper Project: Culminate your course with this all-inclusive, customizable, 3-option project
Political Service BINGO: Challenge students to engage in a wide variety civic and community experiences
Citizenship Test & Op-Ed Essay: Raise students’ basic government knowledge and study habits, along with their research and argumentative essay skills
Letter to an Elected Official: Turn your students in engaged citizens in expressing their voice to their representatives
Op-Ed Essay: Turn your stu dents into engaged citizens by expressing their voice to their community
Letter to the Editor: Turn your students into engaged citizens by publicly discussing the current news
In addition, the smaller activity packs and mini unit versions of each main unit are all also included! Perfect for customizing to your classroom's needs and time constraints!