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Students explore the significance of presidential party conventions. In this election of 2008 lesson, students determine how political parties select their presidential and vice presidential nominees as they research Internet sites and complete handouts.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 22 Downloads
Eighth graders explore the impact of exercising voting rights. In this election lesson, 8th graders research the importance of voting and use technology tools to share their findings about national, state, and local election campaigns.
8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 27 Downloads
New Review Political Parties Rest in Peace
Before Democrats and Republicans, there were Whigs, Dixiecrats, Federalists and Anti-Federalists, Populists, Prohibitionists, Progressives, and the list goes on. Your young historians will discover the evolution of political parties in the United States, as well as the role of third parties, through an engaging activity where they will design tombstones and eulogies for these historical, "dead" parties.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 20 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Send Me to Congress
Tenth graders examine the qualifications for and job descriptions of members of the U.S. Senate or the U.S. House of Representatives by designing and creating campaign brochures. They describe how their candidate meets the requirements to run for office.
10th Social Studies & History 5 Views 11 Downloads
Students explore political topics and issues that often involve discussions of race or ethnicity. They develop campaign speeches voicing their stances on their assigned topics and explore how their racial and/ or ethnic backgrounds shape their views.
6th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 26 Downloads
Not So Sweet: Investigating Science and Health Questions About Sugar and Our Bodies
Is sugar as dangerous to our health as cigarettes? What happens when we ingest sugar, and how much do we consume on a daily basis? Using several New York Times articles, learners search for evidence to answer important questions like these and construct claims about sugar consumption, health correlations, and responses from industries to health initiatives in the United States.
6th - 12th Science 49 Views 43 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Talking Trash About the Oceans
Learners create a community service advertising campaign that raises awareness about the importance of keeping trash out of the marine ecosystem. They work in teams to create different ad campaigns geared toward particular target audiences.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 19 Downloads
Checks and Balances: Safe Harbor
Train young political analysts by following the plans outlined here. After reviewing the three branches of the government, small groups analyze the Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act of 2004, identify instances of checks and balances, and write their own bill about public policy and media.
6th - 8th Language Arts 64 Views 95 Downloads CCSS: Designed
What is a Democracy?
Students identify what makes a country democratic and compare United States and Indian political party symbols. They create their own political party and party symbol. They create a campaign speech, participate in the voting process and present their speech to the class.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 5 Views 45 Downloads
Watching the Elections
Students analyze the media products and advertising techniques used in political campaigns. In this elections lesson, students view political debates and then work in groups to find examples of types of advertising techniques used in political ads they view on the Internet.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 22 Downloads
New Review John Lewis: Non-Violent Activism
After comparing and contrasting non-violent and violent social movements, your young historians will take a closer look at the work and influence of John Lewis on the civil rights movement. They will then choose a current social justice movement to study and present to the class using a variety of creative options.
6th - 8th Language Arts 6 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Discovering National Parks
Students work to preserve American National Parks. In this environmental activism lesson, students research the history of the national parks and determine why they were created. Students then focus on protecting the land, using it for recreation, and conserving the land.
8th - 12th Language Arts 13 Views 18 Downloads
Immigration 2004: Issues for the Presidential Election And a Sample Department of Justice Naturalization Test (can You Pass?)
Learners read several handouts regarding immigration and naturalization. They complete the citizenship practice test and determine whether they would pass the naturalization test given to immigrants. They discuss how the issue of immigration was key to the campaign of 2004.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
The President's Cabinet: Choosing the Right Person for the Job
Students examine the Federal Confirmation Process for filling cabinet members by completing a confirmation process flow chart. They research the process, and participate in a mock Confirmation Process.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 9 Views 42 Downloads
Justices for All
Learners examine role of Supreme Court justices in the American political process, research the qualities of the current Supreme Court justices, and write opinion papers evaluating the current justices and recommending future nominations.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 12 Downloads
Lesson 9: The Election to End All Elections
Twelfth graders participate in the political campaign process. In this civics lesson plan, 12th graders use the provided rubric and reference handouts to conduct classroom elections that require them to garner public support, deal with lobbyists, and present platforms.
12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Working Together to Improve Our Community
Students from the fourth grade research a solution to a community problem and converse with eighth graders via email. Eighth graders study the political process and work with the fourth graders to present information to the public to bring about change.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
Don't Let the Earth Down
Although recycling is definitely beneficial, reducing our waste and conserving our natural resources should really be the focus of environmentalists. Encourage the future generation to create a public service announcement about a conservation issue that they feel strongly about.
5th - 9th Science 34 Views 141 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson 3: SySTEMS Thinking
In the third and final lesson in the series, learners synthesize the knowledge they have obtained about food systems to define a problem and propose a solution. While this could be a larger world problem, by keeping it focused on food system issues on a local scale, groups can put their proposals into action in the community as a service learning project.
6th - 12th Science 14 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Investigate current local elections across the United States with this New York Times reading instructional activity. Using informational text, middle and high schoolers research local elections and create their own news reports about what they discover.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 29 Downloads