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Was the Great Society Successful?
Young scholars explore the Great Society. In this U.S. history and government lesson plan, students view the video "The Great Society," identify the major points of the speech, and compare and contrast the content with The New Deal.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 14 Views 14 Downloads
Protecting Your Identity--and Helping Other Protect Theirs
Students create a presentation explaining how they can guard against identity theft. Prior to creating the presentation, students research identity theft: how it occurs, how to avoid it, what to do when someone thinks it has happened to him or her, and what the government has in place to protect citizens.
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 4 Views 24 Downloads
Highlights of the Senate: Creating a Timeline Of The Senate's History
Students identify significant Senate members and Senate accomplishments, decide which events or milestones they believe are most significant. They visualize notable milestones in Senate history by creating timeline.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Role of Congress in Formulating Policy
Students explore the role of Congressional members. In this legislative branch lesson, students examine how House and Senate members formulate policy as they research the topic and write essays regarding their findings.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
National Road to Indiana
Students explore the National Road to Indiana. In this U.S. highway history and primary source research lesson plan, students read an original journal written by Jane Voorhees Lewis in 1806 describing her trip west on the first federally funded highway.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Telephone Skills: Lesson 1 - Finding Phone Numbers
Students review the parts of a phone book and identify white pages, residential pages, yellow pages and government pages. They locate how to find information about pricing, making long distance calls, and contacting the phone company. Students review how information is listed and the rules of alphabetizing.
4th - 8th 21st Century Skills 4 Views 18 Downloads
New Review The Capable County
What are the services that a county provides its residents? How much do property and sales tax account for the money needed to provide these services? And who is really in charge? Your class members will become county experts after working with these materials.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Then and Now: Fed Policy Actions During the Great Depression and Great Recession
Review the Great Depression in the United States from an economist's perspective, examining roots of the crash, government policy actions, and policies instituted by the Fed.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review What Basic Ideas Are in the Preamble to the Constitution?
Introduce young historians to the US Constitution with this upper-elementary social studies lesson. Beginning with a general discussion about the role of government in society, students go on to work in small groups identifying and illustrating the five purposes of the US Constitution as described in the Preamble.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 107 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review What Is Authority?
Young scholars examine the concepts of power and authority as they begin learning about government in this elementary social studies lesson. Through a series of readings, discussions, and problem solving activities, children learn about different people who have authority and the powers they are given.
1st - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Branches of Power
Learners take on the roles of the legislative, judicial, and executive branches of government in the United States and work to develop public policy issues and ideas into laws in this engaging and well-designed online interactive.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Designed
New Review Our Classroom Constitution
Develop a system of classroom rules created by the kids, for the kids with this three-part lesson plan series on the US Constitution. After learning about the structure of the Constitution and the government it established, young scholars brainstorm and vote on a set of classroom rules that is signed and displayed in the classroom.
5 mins 4th - 8th Social Studies & History 40 Views 28 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The U.S. Constitution: Backbone of America
This unit is an introduction to the U.S. Constitution. First, 8th graders read the Articles of Confederation. They pretend to be a visitor to the convention and write a journal describing the compromises that "save the day." Next, they research how the concepts of representative democracy work within the framework of our government as outlined in the Constitution.
8th Social Studies & History 19 Views 195 Downloads
What is the Federal Reserve?
Seventh graders investigate the Federal reserve. In this economics instructional activity, 7th graders participate in a simple banking simulation to learn how banks take in deposits, make loans, and hold reserves. Students study the purpose of the Federal reserve.
7th Social Studies & History 4 Views 51 Downloads
Are We the People?
Students investigate their elected officials and their roles. For this governmental leadership lesson, students discuss the Constitution and research their elected officials. They also organize the information they find regarding the three branches of government.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 6 Views 12 Downloads
The Role of the Judiciary in a System of Separation of Powers and Checks and Balances
Young scholars determine the difference between the different branches of government and assess the role of each within the American governmental system.
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 4 Views 30 Downloads
Market Structure and Competition
Students explore the role of government in the economy market. In this economics lesson, students analyze the decision making and how it takes into consideration additional cost, benefits and public awareness of what they are trying to accomplish.
8th - 9th Math 4 Views 21 Downloads