This video guide includes 22 questions that go along with the Frontline documentary Gunned Down. You can edit this document.
The video can also be watched online via the PBS website or the DVD can be bought online.
I created 8 video questions students will answer while watching a 60 Minutes video clip about Jack Abramoff, his role as a lobbyist, who he worked with, the rules of lobbying, and his jail sentencing. The video for the link is provided, and the
This includes directions and 10 made up potential voters. I print off the voter slides and post them around the room. With a partner I have students discuss the profile and decide how each person may vote (Democrat, Republican, Independent, etc.).
I teach AP government, and about four weeks into my year long class every Monday three students will present on a current event topic that relates to the class. This document provides my directions, guidelines, and possible topic ideas. On the 2nd
At the beginning the of the year I set aside a separate calendar and have students record their birthdays. On each students birthday I give them a voter registration card and a patriotic pen (search Amazon for ideas) to fill out their card with!
This lesson requires students to research the brief biography of a congressperson and research where their campaign contributions come from. Students will use the website www.opensecrets.org as their main resource.
This is a fun project for
This is a simple icebreaker for AP US Government and Politics students to complete at the beginning of the year or anytime throughout the year to practice writing free response questions. In the format of an FRQ, students will describe themselves,