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Functions of the Three Branches of Government
Students research the branches of government and write summaries about both the state and federal systems. After conducting reaserch in texts and online, students create Venn diagrams displaying the governmental functions of the three...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
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
Monetary Policy Starts in Your Own Back Yard
Students explore the Federal Reserve System. In this Economics lesson, students investigate the Fed’s role in formulating money policy through a simulation in which students become members of the board of directors of a Reserve Bank. ...
10th - 11th Social Studies & History
Documents and Symbols and American Freedom
Students complete a unit of lessons on the documents, symbols, and famous people involved in the founding of the U.S. government. They create a personal bill of rights, write a found poem, design a flag, conduct research, and role-play...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History
The Supreme Court: Case Summaries
Students review case summaries. For this case summary lesson, students examine case summaries and opinions. Groups of students discuss each opinion and write their own opinion of the decision. Groups present their brief to the class.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
New Review Marsh v. Chambers & the Establishment Clause
1983 Supreme Court case Marsh v. Chambers, which centers on the question of whether or not opening a legislative session with a prayer violates the Establishment Clause in the First Amendment to the US Constitution, is the focus of a...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Establishment Clause and Lee v. Weisman
Prayer as a part of a public school graduation? The 1992 Supreme Court decision in the case of Lee v. Weisman is the focus of a series of activities that has class members investigate other rulings related to the Establishment Clause in...
8th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
City Council Simulation: Improving Cardinal City’s Environment
Assuming the roles of city council members or special interest groups, your young learners will simulate a situation in which they must decide how to spend an $800,000 grant allocated for local environmental improvements. They will...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The New Deal
Did the New Deal end the Great Depression? Did it destroy American freedom or expand the definition of liberty? In addition to reviewing the traditional alphabet soup of government programs, this video will offer your learners the...
15 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable