Political Parties | Lecture, Notes, Cartoon Analysis | Print & Digital | Civics

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This is an engaging and informative presentation about POLITICAL PARTIES in the United States. Students take notes on the creative Cloze/Cornell notes template. To check for comprehension students complete a political cartoon analysis activity about political parties. Includes both print and digital versions.

Buyer Feedback:

Fantastic resource - love the Cornell format with question prompts! Nice touch to reveal the political cartoons a piece at a time in the PPT. Thanks!

Topics include:

  • What are political parties?
  • What do parties do?
  • Why a Two-Party System
  • Party Membership Patterns
  • The Nation’s First Parties
  • Federalist Paper #10
  • 3 Historical Eras
  • American Parties – Parties Today
  • Minor Parties and the Roles They Play

This purchase includes the following:

  • 25-slide editable PowerPoint presentation Lecture: How a Bill Becomes a Law (Google Compatible)
  • 3-page Lecture Notes Cloze Notes Template/Cornell Notes (print & digital)
  • Key included
  • 1-page cartoon analysis (print & Digital)
  • Link to film clip and film review questions

Be sure to download the PREVIEW

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.

*updated 10/22

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25 slides 4 pages 4 digital
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90 minutes
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Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., visually, quantitatively, as well as in words) in order to address a question or solve a problem.
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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