In this short activity, students take a brief survey about how they think our government should be run. After tallying their results, you can help them decide whether their views are more like Alexander Hamilton or Thomas Jefferson. This is a
This graphic organizer helps students gather basic information on the social conflicts and fears in the US during the 1920's. Major ideas covered are: religious fundamentalism, role of women, prohibition and immigration. Can be used to help
Students will choose from one of seven topics on the 1920's. Each topic has categories that should be researched. After researching, students will need to support a claim concerning their topic. For example: "The US government violated the rights
This graphic organizer is a great opener for your unit on launching our new nation. Students will brain storm what things Washington will have to consider as the very first president. What should his priorities be and why? This will help you
This chart will help students organize their notes on the three colonial regions. When using their textbook or other resources, they will collect information on geography, economy, governments, religion and folkways of each colonial region. The
This purchase will give you twenty blog or journal topics for a high school government class. You may also be interested in the blog rubric I have available in my store.
Besides the First Amendment to the Constitution, what
This blog rubric can be used with any subject area. I use it with my government classes. I also have available a list of possible topics that students can address either in a blog format or a journal format. (search: Government blog and journal
Students choose or you assign a time period for students to research. They then will use an on-line newspaper type presentation template. Our students used emaze.com. This project assigns the categories to research just like one would find in an
This chart will help students prepare for a discussion of the political and social changes due to the Reconstruction Plans for the South. Use it as a homework assignment and students will have background on legislation and constitutional changes
This 83 slide Power Point contains all you need for a lively and interactive discussion of the Great Depression. Included you will get over 20 pictures, three journal topics, 2 political cartoons to analyze and over 10 graphs and charts.
This project can be used for the presidential election and for congressional elections. It requires students to not only research the candidates but they will be required to critically think about why these candidates have the support they do.