The students complete this timeline filling in debate and primary dates for the current Presidential Election season.
Also questions available for reflection. I posted this on Google Docs to my Google Classroom. The formatting looks much cleaner
All together, 48 ways that the government serves the interest of the American people, are listed in this assignment.
The student, for each question, chooses the one area that they think is the most important, and circles it in the list. They then
This is a great intro and/or supplemental activity to reinforce Checks & Balances.
The first page gives the rules of the classic game: Paper, Rock, Scissors.
The second page gives the "moves" that each branch would play.
I had the students
The students are assigned one of the last 17 Amendments to the US Constitution. They answer the questions provided, have them approved, and then create a poster with some requirements.
The attached document has the questions and requirements, as
This activity contains a place for students to mark how many delegates each candidate has won, plus it has a map image of every state that is holding their primary or caucus today, with a spot for them to put how many delegates are up for grabs and
This assignment goes along with pages 8-10 of Magruder's American Government textbook.
They put each purpose into their own words and explain why it is important. This was created as a Google Document and shared via Google Classroom. If you
Each student is assigned (with a partner or individually) one of the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution. They answer a few questions (on this attached document) and then create a poster. The posters are displayed around the room and the
I shared this document to the students in my American Government class. Each group was assigned ONE of the events or acts (Boston Tea Party, Boston Massacre, Intolerable Acts, Stamp Act). They answered the questions by researching on their own - and