This lesson plan introduces students to liberal, conservative and moderate ideologies. It is formatted in a politically neutral and respectful language, and worded simply for middle school students. The complete lesson plan includes the lesson plan, survey, political spectrum and discussion prompt.
This lesson is a good introduction to teaching the conflicting philosophies of Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson, in an introduction to civics course, or simply to prompt thoughtful discussion. Care has been taken with the quiz to respect both ideologies, and to represent their beliefs compassionately.