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Students explore presidential debate. In this US government lesson, students watch brief video clips of presidential debates and discuss how they effect the presidential process. Students will use the Internet and various worksheets to determine the role of debates in our democracy.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History 4 Views 35 Downloads
The Art of Speech
Students discuss President Bush's goals for his second term in office. After reading an article, they identify the major themes of his second inaugural address. In groups, they brainstorm ideas and create murals to illustrate them dealing with Bush's goals.
6th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 26 Downloads
The Adarand Case: Affirmative Action and Equal Protection
Eleventh graders examine the Adarand case. In this American Government instructional activity, 11th graders create a list of reasons for each affirmative action program. Students develop a defense on certain issues and present it to the class.
11th Social Studies & History 4 Views 8 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: United States History and Government, August 13, 2008
In this United States history and government standardized test practice handout, students 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 7 Views 68 Downloads
House of Cards
Pupils examine the reasons for Bush's drop in approval ratings. After reading an article, they discuss the reasons for some officials distancing themselves from the President. They answer discussion questions and use the internet to research the approval ratings of other presidents.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
A Supreme History of Conflict
Students read U.S. News & World Report article that discusses history of Supreme Court and confirmation battles that have occurred between executive and legislative branches. Students explore which Senate Committee must consider Supreme Court nominations, and what characteristics the Senate looks for in a Supreme Court justice.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Texas Kid Writes Book About Presidents
Arranged into small groups, learners read a paragraph of the news story "Texas Kid Writes Book About Presidents." As one reads, others mark the text (underlining important information and writing notes in the margin of the story). After each pupil finishes reading, others in the group discuss the text.
2nd - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 61 Downloads
TITLE IX: Striving for Gender Equity in Athletics
Students explore gender equality issues. In this Title IX lesson, students conduct primary and secondary research regarding women's rights. Students analyze the history of Title IX legislation and its implications for women's rights in America.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 10 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: United States History and Government, 2005, #1
Get your historians some practice before the big test day! In this United States history and government standardized practice test, students respond to 50 multiple choice, 2 essay prompts, and 12 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of history and government in the United States.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 51 Downloads
An English-Speaking World
An overview of the development of English as a global language fills out these slides. Beginning with statistics regarding how much of the world speaks English and to what capacity, a brief history is then given mostly pertaining to WWII and the spread of American English.
11th - Higher Ed Language Arts 11 Views 22 Downloads
Address America: Your Six-Word Stump Speech
Stump speeches are the focus of this exercise that combines politics and language arts. After learning about this type of speech, the class listens to Obama's 2008 presidential campaign stump speech and answers a series of questions that help with understanding its composition.
6th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
Intro to Cold War
Eleventh graders are introduced to the events between the years 1949 and 1989. They list and explain key events and people that contributed to the development of the Cold War. Students are asked "what do you think Billy Joel meant by 'We didn't start the fire', and why do you think this has historical relevance, or does it?
11th Social Studies & History 36 Views 164 Downloads
President Gerald R. Ford
In this Gerald Ford worksheet, students read a 3 page excerpt on the life, career and death of President Gerald R. Ford. They then use the information they read to answer 8 multiple choice questions. The answers are on the last page of the packet.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 61 Downloads
The 7 "Hats" of the President
Young scholars explore the responsibilities of the President. In this U.S. government lesson plan, students examine the provided sources related to the President' s roles as Chief of State, Chief Executive, Chief Jurist, Chief Diplomat, Chief Legislator, Chief Politician, and Commander in Chief.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 16 Views 81 Downloads
Opposing Views on the Vietnam War
Young scholars consider opinions regarding the Vietnam War. In this Vietnam instructional activity, students compare Nixon and Johnson's policies about the war. Young scholars also research the anti-war movements as well as the sentiments of the those how supported the war.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 43 Views 115 Downloads