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New Review A Public Hearing on a Proposed Airport: Economic Boon or Environmental Mistake?
How can the decisions of local government impact each individual citizen? Your class members will take on the roles of shareholders and consider a proposal to build an airport in their community. Working in groups, they will make recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners by delivering a two-minute presentation and then hold a final vote.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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
I'm The Taxman!
Learners develop an understanding of how federal revenues are gained by taxes. This foundation enable students to decipher changes in federal tax policy. Groups of learners study different types of taxes and prepare presentations on each one.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 77 Downloads
Why Cities Provide Tax Breaks Even When They are Strapped for Revenue?
Students examine the use of tax incentives by local governments to solve economic or environmental problems. Using the incentives, they evaluate the costs and benefits of each. They use the internet to answer questions at the end of the lesson.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Students examine how the government is financed through taxation. They listen to a teacher-led lecture and read a handout, conduct Internet research, and develop a graph demonstrating sources of revenue for local and state governments.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 4 Views 19 Downloads
Government Goods and Services
Fifth graders investigate the connection between taxes and government services. In this economics lesson, 5th graders discuss the process and benefits of paying sales and income taxes. Using calculators, students compute the amount of tax paid based on the percentage.
5th Math 7 Views 8 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
Government Spending: Why Do We Spend the Way We Do?
Students examine the categories for federal spending using the internet to locate them. They create a list of expenditures noting them as government purchases or transfer payments. They analyze the patterns of spending during the past 40 years.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 23 Downloads
Raising Money for Government Services
Students evaluate how money is raised to pay for government services. They describe why governments need revenue to provide goods and services. They create a list of government expenditures at the federal, state and local levels. They view the Tax Revenue by Percentage Chart from Congressional Budgets and discuss each tax type.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
A System of Rules
Students write letters, create models, create a photo display, and make charts about the rules that a state has. In this rules lesson plan, students learn about and make different displays of how states come up with rules, change them, and enforce them.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 26 Downloads
New Review Taxation
A paycheck stub can offer loads of information on the taxes American citizens pay. This resource not only includes analysis of a stub as an activity, but also provides a wealth of informative reading material on such topics as the services taxes pay for, the difference between sales, excise, and income taxes, and the progressive tax system.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Is health insurance a luxury? The class examine the increasing number of uninsured middle class Americans; they then research and present information on various aspects of medical coverage and care at a classroom forum entitled "The Current State of Health Care in the United States.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 156 Downloads
Public vs. Private
Young scholars watch two commericals from previous presidential elections on the topic of healthcare. After reading an article, they identify the position of the various candidates for the 2008 election. In groups, they brainstorm their own proposals for one of the candidates and write a position paper about where they state on the state of healthcare in the United States.
6th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 53 Downloads
Tic Tac Taxes!
Students explore the different taxes that governments impose. For this taxes lesson, students examine the goods and services that different government levels supply with tax dollars. Students play tic-tac-taxes to review what they learned in the lesson.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 29 Downloads
Philanthropic Research Lesson 2: Government Agencies And Philanthropic Organizations
Student examine the working of the Executive Branch of the US government and the existence of non-profit public interest groups. They research government agencies that provide services and programs to non-profit organizations with related interests.
9th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 11 Downloads