American Government & Civics Unit 2: Foundations of Government Unit Plan

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7th - 10th
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This fantastic Civics and Government Bundle includes everything you need for an amazing unit on the Foundations of American Government!

This unit has been updated for Distance Learning with specific digital resources, videos, and ideas to use for your virtual classroom!

Topics covered in this bundle include:

Included in this download is a fantastic Project Based Learning (PBL) activity on American Democracy, an engaging "Magic Portrait" PowerPoint on the Enlightenment philosophers, plus more PowerPoints with guided notes, interactive notebook-pages, a webquest, digital Google Drive pages, readings, class activities, fun review games (including several online vocabulary and question games plus a Review Clue), an editable test, and more!

There's also teacher instructions for each day of the unit with tips for each lesson and links to online videos and resources! Check out the preview for the list of files included as well as a (small) look at each activity.

Note that this is unit 2 of my complete Civics and American Government curriculum. You can also find more American Government Units here on TpT!

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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts.
Identify key steps in a text’s description of a process related to history/social studies (e.g., how a bill becomes law, how interest rates are raised or lowered).
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.


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