Political Parties| DEMOCRATS V REPUBLICANS | What are the Differences? | Digital

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9th - 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
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I used this to introduce the differing party ideologies and then had them go to the party websites to research items of their own interest. This is a good place to start on basic beliefs.
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This is an easy and comprehensive way to teach the differences between the Democrat and Republican political parties. Both printable and digital versions are included!

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Easy to use, comprehensive, and versatile with options for print and digital.

This purchase includes a 3-page reading about the differences between the two major political parties; the Democrats and the Republicans. It reviews the different ideologies on the following issues:

  • the economy
  • taxes
  • social issues
  • foreign policy
  • national security
  • entitlements
  • the environment
  • government spending

As the students read the handout, they complete a corresponding chart and review questions. Perfect for Distance Learning.

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3-page READING: Democrats v Republicans – What are the Differences?

2-page CHART/REVIEW QUESTION (print & Digital)

*This product includes both a print and digital version compatible with Google Classroom. Both teacher and student directions are included. Simply share the resources with your students via Google or Google Classroom. Students will be able to type directly into the document.*


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6 print and digital
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Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text leaves matters uncertain.
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources, connecting insights gained from specific details to an understanding of the text as a whole.
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary that makes clear the relationships among the key details and ideas.
By the end of grade 12, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 11-CCR text complexity band independently and proficiently.


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