Colonial Period Government and Politics Teacher Resources
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A Flip of Life in the 13 Colonies
Fourth graders create a flip book illustrating the 13 original colonies. They study the growth and development of each of the three groups of the original colonies. They use maps to observe and interpret geographic information and relationships.
4th Social Studies & History 37 Views 165 Downloads
Comparison of American Colonies
Students explore the lifestyles of the American colonies. They conduct various activities according to their grade level including jigsaw research and creating a poster. Lesson includes primary source readings related to the topic.
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History 42 Views 285 Downloads
Foundations of United States Government
Eleventh graders analyze the significant events in the founding of the United States. They read and analyze text, role-play famous Colonial Americans, write a biographical journal entry, and develop a thesis and write an essay in preparation for the Advanced Placement essay.
11th Social Studies & History 9 Views 46 Downloads
Government in Contemporary Virginia
Students explore U.S. growth by examining photographs. In this U.S. government activity, students discuss the American Revolution and the impact it had on colonial Virginia and 20th century America. Students view photographs and documents from colonial Virginia and create captions for the images.
K - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 12 Downloads
Students research the main reasons for the colonists moving to the Pennsylvania colony. They analyze maps, label a bubble map, list similarities/differences of immigrants then and now, and create a colonial newspaper advertisement.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 8 Views 41 Downloads
This one is on Colonization of the English Colonies
Students study the importance of geographic location which can determine the survival and progress of a colony. They also study the basic concepts of flag design and the basic types of symbolism expressed by many flags or banners.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 42 Downloads
Development of the English Colonies
Learners research one of the original 13 colonies using the included worksheet. They also record their findings on a poster board to use during a class presentation. Students then take notes on the presentations using the provided graphic organizer and write an essay comparing and contrasting the development of the colonial regions.
9th - 12th Language Arts 29 Views 120 Downloads
The Three Branches of Government
Students complete a unit on the three branches of government. They compare/contrast the three branches of government, write a letter or e-mail to an executive in the Federal Government, and develop outlines for historical documents.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 65 Views 264 Downloads
City Government: Omaha, Nebraska
Students explore the function of local government. In this local government lesson, students discover how local government functions. Students participate in activities that require them to balance a city budget and provide services for citizens.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 63 Downloads
The Greatest Educational Change America Has Ever Seen
Here is one of the best resources I've come across in quite a while. It's a series of six lesson plans produced by the US Government that have to do with the State Quarters. The titles of the six lessons are: Double Your Money!, How Much?, This Great State!
4th - 6th Language Arts 23 Views 68 Downloads
Pattern of US Cold War Interventions
Exploring the patterns and themes between Korea, Cuba, and Vietnam, including pre and post-U.S. involvement, this lecture reinforces the concept of history repeating itself. Corrupt regimes, the emergence of Communism and redistribution of wealth, and various attempts by the U.
9 mins 8th - 11th Social Studies & History 30 Views 74 Downloads
Regents Review Worksheet #1: Principles of the U.S. Constitution
Kids who take the Regents Exam really need to know a lot of information. This is a wonderful exam review tool that includes 26 pages of questions, charts, and suggested readings to help upper graders pass the test. It focuses on all aspects of the US Government including, the three branches, powers, separation of powers, the Amendments, case studies, checks and balances, rights, and judicial process.
12th Social Studies & History 26 Views 105 Downloads
Bartering, an Early Form of Interdependence
Learners explore the the benefits and problems associated with a barter system in the Colonies and trace its relationship to the development of interdependence that this system creates. An experience of bartering is created in this lesson.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 10 Views 34 Downloads
American Government: Does a State Have the Legal/Constitutional Right to Secede from the Union?
Are states prohibited or permitted by the wording of the Constitution to leave the Union? After analyzing the decisions of selected Supreme Court cases and other primary source documents, spark discussion and debate with your class on this fascinating topic.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 15 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Understanding Treaties: Students Explore the Lives of Yakama People Before and After Treaties
Students analyze treaties made between the US government and Native American tribes. In this government lesson, students evaluate bias emotionally connect with what was gained and lost during the late 1700's. This is a 3 part lesson that begins with discussion, research and concludes with a writing project.
7th - 11th Social Studies & History 4 Views 21 Downloads
Ask Me What's Great About America
Young scholars pretend to be citizens of a new space colony and have been elected to the Intergalactic Senate to consider adding a Bill of Rights to the Constitution. They break into groups and discuss what seems unfair and fair about the situations introduced.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: United States History and Government, 2006, #2
In this United States history and government standardized test practice worksheet, learners respond to 50 multiple choice questions, 2 essay prompts, and 14 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of history and government in the United States.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 123 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: United States History and Government, 2006, #1
Practice makes perfect when it comes to standardized testing! For this United States history and government standardized practice test, scholars respond to 50 multiple choice questions, 2 essay prompts, and 8 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of history and government in the United States.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 52 Downloads
Self-Rule for British Colonies
In this cause and effect worksheet, students read noted textbook pages about British colonies. Students then complete a graphic organizer that requires them to note the causes and effects of the listed actions in colonies controlled by Britain.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 8 Views 30 Downloads