Constitution Unit - PPT, Lesson with Writing Assignment, Exam, Review Game, more

Grade Levels
9th - 12th
Formats Included
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56 slides, 28 pages and 15-page PDF
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Fully editable to teach a comprehensive unit on the Foundations and History of US Government

Topics Included

*What is Government?
*Constitution Background
*Constitution and Federalism
*Democracy and Other Forms of Government
*Conflicts of Democratic Ideals
*Rights and Responsibilities

Unit Materials Included:

PowerPoints (all include "talking points" in "notes" section):
*What is Government" (15 slides)
*Constitution and Federalism (18 slides)
*Democracy and Other Forms of Government (13 slides)
*Guided Discussion: Conflicts in Democratic Ideals (10 slides)

"Cloze" Notes: Handouts to correspond with PowerPoint Lectures
*What is Government
*Constitution and Federalism (PDF)

Other Materials
*Unit Essential Questions
*Unit Scope and Sequence
*Unit Test and Answer Key (PDF and Word)
*Unit Review with a Quiz Show
*Constitution on 2 Pages (PDF and Excel)
*Constitutional Amendment Writing Rubric (PDF and Word)
*Rights and Responsibilities Discussion Questions (PDF and Word)
*Comparison of U.S. and Iraqi Preamble (PDF)
*Bill of Rights Cartoon (PDF)

Author Note:
Unit Test is primarily recall knowledge, in correspondence with the Citizenship Test. Writing task to answer Essential Questions is part of the assessment as well.

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Total Pages
56 slides, 28 pages and 15-page PDF
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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