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Unit 8: Ordinary People-Extraordinary Impact
Students explore, brainstorm and assess the roles they play in their community, their rights and responsibilities as citizens, as well as the impact they can have on their local communities and globally by the choices they make. They participate in a local community service project with global connections.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 4 Views 47 Downloads
Executive Government: Three Levels of Government
Students identify and classify the powers and responsibilities of all three levels of executive government in Australia. In this executive government lesson plan, students discuss the various services that the government in Australia provides.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History 8 Views 63 Downloads
The Right to Vote
Students discover voting barriers. In this government instructional activity, students explore the history of voting. Students work in small groups to analyze and debate if certain groups of people should have the ability to vote or not.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History 11 Views 48 Downloads
The Executive Command
Take on the role of president of the United States with this interactive online game, which will acquaint your learners with the various responsibilities of the executive branch of government. While not an in-depth or complex resource, it could be a fun way to summarize all the major tasks that the president must complete, such as negotiating peace treaties, gaining support from Congress, and directing bills to the appropriate government departments.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Road to Citizenship
Eleventh graders examine the job of a citizen. In this civics instructional activity, 11th graders create a human timeline discussing the different groups that struggled with voting rights. Students research these groups and present their findings to the class.
11th Social Studies & History 4 Views 13 Downloads
Electing a President
Students identify some roles of President of the United States, decide on qualities that any president should possess, explain use of voting as method for electing President of the United States, and participate in mock presidential election in order to demonstrate understanding of democratic process.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 91 Downloads
Women's Suffrage for Grades 6-8
Students study the decisions and solutions involved in winning the right to vote.They read background information on the fight for women's suffrage and its eventual success in the United States and around the world and write a persuasive essay on why women should or should not be allowed to vote.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 13 Views 46 Downloads
Women's Suffrage for Grades 3-5
Students discuss women's suffrage. In this voting lesson, students read about the history of women's suffrage and Effie Hobby's voting story from 1920. They take quizzes and research women's suffrage around the world
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 6 Views 26 Downloads
Learners learn about democracy. In this women's suffrage lesson, students discuss the role of people and government in a democracy. Learners read Effie Hobby's story about voting in 1920, complete think about it questions, discuss the story as a class and come up with questions to send to Effie.
K - 2nd 21st Century Skills 3 Views 8 Downloads
U.S. Constitution - Selecting the President
Students study how the electoral college works to select a U.S. President. In this history lesson, students examine the U.S. Elector College methods then answer questions and write an essay that relate to the state where they live.
7th - 11th Social Studies & History 6 Views 109 Downloads
Ohio Statehouse History
Fourth graders examine the history of the Ohio Statehouse and order the major historical events in its development. The lesson plan traces the development from the time of Ohio's vast wilderness to the house's completion in 1861.
4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 12 Downloads
The President's Roles and Responsibilities: Understanding the President's Job
Students examine the roles and responsibilites of the president of the U.S. They identify and discuss the three branches of U.S. government, view and discuss a White House Photo essay online, and create a class book entitled, 'If I Were President.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 12 Views 57 Downloads
What Does It Mean To Be a Good Citizen?
Students study citizenship and what it means to be a good sitizen. They create their own country and determine its citizenship rules. They work together to create a visual representation of what makes a good citizen.
K - 8th Social Studies & History 58 Views 207 Downloads
Students examine voting rights in the United Kingdom. In this British government lesson, students participate in classroom activities that require them to examine voting rights today and compare them with voting rights before British suffrage movements.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Rocking the Vote
Students explore how a presidential candidate can win the popular vote but not receive enough electoral votes to win the election. They analyze various regions' voting trends, explore how these trends reflect the outcome of the 2004 election.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 41 Downloads