This product provides 95 warm-ups (bellringers) for AP® U.S. Government classes! The warm-ups include thought provoking questions, content review, FRQ prep questions, and even some practice multiple choice questions. Open each day with a prompt to engage your students and help them practice the skills they will need for the test. Warm-ups come with keys when appropriate. The warm-ups are organized by unit and I have included a table of contents that will allow you to easily identify and use these bellringers in your classroom no matter what order you teach your content. I have also included a template so you can add to your collection of your warm-ups/bellringers. These prompts are simple to project in presentation form or print for students in your classroom. You can also use prompts as exit slips or review. I use them during the first few minutes of class to get my students engaged while I take attendance and check homework- it's a great classroom routine!
BEFORE YOU BUY: Please note that this set of warm-ups already includes the slides in my regular U.S. Government Warm-Up set plus 20 extras to specifically address AP® content. If you teach regular U.S. Government ONLY, you may want to purchase that set of 75 warm-ups at a reduced price. Click here to purchase the set for regular U.S. Government. I just want to clarify what is in each set, so don't buy both and end up with repeat content. Please feel free to ask a question in my Q&A section if you would like clarification.
*Please note: The warm-ups come in PDF format. You can easily play them as a slideshow by clicking "view" and then "slideshow" if you have a Mac or "view" and then "full screen mode" if you have a PC. If you would like to create your own additional warm-ups, I have included an editable pptx format that matches the PDF theme.
Warm-Ups By Topic
Constitutional Underpinnings- 15 WUs
Political Beliefs, Participation, Parties, and Public Opinion- 14 WUs
Interest Groups, Elections, and Media- 11 WUs
Legislative Branch- 10 WUs
Executive Branch- 10 WUs
Judicial Branch- 8 WUs
Civil Rights and Civil Liberties- 12 WUs
Public Policy- 11 WUs
General Topics- 4 WUs
*AP® is a trademark registered by the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.
Check out these other great U.S. Government resources, available in my store:
AP® Government Test Bundle- 8 Tests Included!
Constitutional Underpinnings Bundle for AP® U.S. Government
Civil Liberties and Civil Rights Supreme Court Chart
AP® Government Switch-Up Game BUNDLE- 9 Games!
Executive Branch Review Game: AP® Government
Judicial Branch Review Game: AP® Government
Legislative Branch Review Game: AP® Government
Multi-Day Federalism Research Assignment
Passing a Bill to Law Activity
Civil Liberties and Civil Rights Supreme Court Rankings Activity
Vocabulary, Amendments, and Supreme Court Cases Quiz BUNDLE
Constitutional or Unconstitutional? Activity and Outlines
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