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Roles & Powers of the President
Here is a fantastic, comprehensive resource on the roles and powers assigned to the president of the United States. It includes several critical thinking exercises and engaging activities, from cartoon analysis and the opportunity to design a classified newspaper ad seeking a new president to a rousing game of Two Truths and a Lie!
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 30 Views 26 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Should Video Games be Regulated?
Persuade your pupils to take a stance on a variety of issues. Warm up with an activity that has class members walk to a yes or no sign based on their opinion. They then fill out a graphic organizer with persuasive arguments. After they are done practicing, writers evaluate information about video games, compose persuasive letters, and send final drafts of their letters to government officials.
6th - 8th Language Arts 48 Views 82 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Sample Test: Law, Past & Present
From the Magna Carta. Code of Hammurabi, and common law to today's special interest groups and law enforcement agencies, test your young historians on the evolution of the rule of law in society with this multiple choice assessment.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 30 Views 24 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Soviet Espionage in America
The war against Communism and Joseph McCarthy’s place in it are the focus of a series of three lessons examining postwar America from 1945-1950. This first lesson plan asks groups to read an introduction that describes the Verona Project and to examine excerpts from FBI memos on the project.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
Practice Test of Influences on the US Economy
What is monetary policy? What naturally follows from economic expansion? What is the definition of outsourcing? These are just a few of the 20 questions in this multiple choice assessment on influences of the United States economy, which can be used as a pretest or to end an appropriate unit in your economics course.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Privateers in the War of 1812: Soldiers or Thieves?
Do governments have the right to authorize individuals to perform illegal acts during times of war? Did the US government really employ pirates? Use the War of 1812 as your vessel to answering these questions through class discussion and close analysis of primary source documents.
8th Social Studies & History 22 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Designed
What is a political party, and what major parties exist in American politics today? How did the party system develop in American history, and how are parties organized? These questions and many other details regarding the political party system in the United States government are addressed in this publisher-designed presentation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 37 Views 25 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
An Emancipation Proclamation Map Lesson
Did the Emancipation Proclamation free all slaves during the Civil War? Why was it written, and what were its immediate and long-term effects? After reading primary source materials, constructing political maps representing information gleaned from the sources, and asking questions in discussion, your young historians will distinguish between the Emancipation Proclamation and the Thirteenth Amendment and consider the lasting impacts of these documents on the trajectory of slavery in the United States.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 62 Views 59 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission & the First Amendment
Should Congress be allowed to limit the amount of money a corporation spends to support a political candidate? Here you'll find a fantastic lesson plan and activities to help your young citizens approach this question.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
U.S. Federal Budget and Debt
Students assess their knowledge of the federal budget and national debt. In this Economics lesson, students examine their knowledge of how the budget and its surpluses and deficits are related to the national debt.
10th - 11th Social Studies & History 7 Views 21 Downloads
Local Governments and Leaders
Third graders study their local governments and leaders. In this local government instructional activity, 3rd graders learn facts about the local government and interview a local leader. Students complete a chart with information they know about their local government.
3rd Social Studies & History 16 Views 65 Downloads
Federal Reserve SOL Review
Students are introduced to the roles of the Federal Reserve System. In groups, they participate in a demonstration in which they role play the different roles of the Federal Reserve. During the demonstration, they discover what happens when events change the interest rates or amount of cash in the banks.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
US Government: The Constitution
Students explore the branches of government. In this federal government lesson, students examine the system of checks and balances in the U.S. plan of government as they read the Constitution and define vocabulary words.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 66 Downloads
A Case Study: The Federal Reserve System and Monetary Policy - June 25, 2003
Students follow Federal Open Market Committee announcements and newspapers to look for stories about the Federal Reserve actions that target interest rates and boost spending and employment in the United States.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Time For Kids: Branches of U.S. Government and Following Directions
In this Time For Kids: branches of the U. S. Government and following directions worksheet, 6th graders read about the branches of government and answer 4 questions, then use the magazine to complete the graphic organizer.
6th Social Studies & History 15 Views 16 Downloads
US Government: The Constitution
Students explore the branches of government. In this U. S. Constitution lesson, students examine the system of checks and balances in the U.S. plan of government as they read the document and define vocabulary words.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 15 Views 99 Downloads
Governance - Grade 7
Students examine the governance of natives in Canada. In this native studies instructional activity, students read handouts on the Iroquois and Huron Confederacies and then respond to discussion questions about the 2 governance systems.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads