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Voter Mobilization in Texas

For Students 4th - 12th
Henry B. Gonzalez, José Luis Guttierez, and Willie Velasquez are the focus of a video that spotlights the contributions the three individuals made for the Chicano population. Actual footage alongside passionate interviews from family...
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Declaration of Independence

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Scholars work in pairs to decide whether leaders wrote the Declaration of Independence for the rich and powerful or for every man. To draw their conclusion, pairs read excerpts from two historians and complete a graphic organizer citing...
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African Americans in the United States Congress During Reconstruction

For Students 5th
The Civil Rights Act of 1866, which granted citizenship to all males in the U.S., resulted in the first African Americans to be elected to Congress. Class members research 11 of these men, the challenges they faced, and craft...
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US Presidential Election : The Electoral College

For Teachers 6th - 10th
The purpose the electoral college and its role in the 2000 US Presidential Election is the focus of this animated video. Use this film as the basis of a class debate about the need for the electoral college.
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Preserving Democracy

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners read excerpts of the Declaration of Independence and United States Constitution. Using the documents, they identify the ideas of how the government should be run. In groups, they develop a skit that encourages people to be...
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The Job of a Legislator

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners review the roles and responsibitlies of members of Congress. After reading excerpts of a book about one member, they write their own version about the same representative. They also identify the challenges and benefits of begin...
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The Qualities of a Member of Congress

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers identify the roles and responsibilies of a member of Congress. In groups, they brainstorm a list of qualities senators and representatives should have. They also work together to develop a brochure for someone to examine...
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Speech Acts

For Teachers Higher Ed
See various examples of connotations in phrases and semantics. Speech acts are displayed along with their contexts and meanings.
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Members of Congress Who Have Made a Significant Contribution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine laws that have benefited the nation in a variety of ways. The congressperson in the legislative branch of the government primarily responsible for the passage of the law and the current representatives are sought in this...
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We the People: An American Government Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify key representatives in the legislative and executive branches of the Federal and State governments
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Our National Documents

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars identify and interpret traditional historical points of reference in U. S. history through 1877. Then they identify the foundations of representative government in the United States. Students also identify the American...
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Who Is Your ...

For Students 4th - 5th
For this elected officials worksheet, students write the names of those who represent them on the city, state or national level. Students write the names of their: chief of police, senators, representatives, governor and mayor.
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Do You Know... US President, Senators, and Representatives

For Students 4th
In this US government worksheet, 4th graders answer 7 question about the United States President, senators, and representative. They identify their mayor and write a short essay telling whether or not they would like to be the President.
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Who Are My Local Representatives? Can I Influence Their Vote?

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students find out who their national, state, and local representatives are and write and mail a letter to one of them. The letter should be persuasive and should attempt to influence their representative's vote on a given issue.
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Participation: Where's My Voice?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners identify issues of concern to them and examine how legislators communicate with their constituents. They discuss ways to solve an issue by communicating their concerns with elected officials. They write a persuasive letter to a...
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Who Is Who? What Do They Do?

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders create rhymes in order to remember the names of representatives and executives in our government at the state level.
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For Students 4th - 5th
In this bias worksheet, students solve and complete 4 various types of problems. First, they identify the source of bias. Then, students reword the question in each to remove the bias. They also solve a word problem by showing all of...
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Texas, Who Represents You?

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students use the Internet to identify the representatives and senators for the state of Texas. They search for specific information using their home address and complete a worksheet.
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Life before Congress

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students name some interesting backgrounds of Members of Congress, identify their current representatives in the legislative branch of the national government, and describe the background of one local representative or senator.
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Decision -Making by Parliamentarians: Issues and Decision-Making

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students, using what they know about what influences a representative's decision-making, solve current issues/problems provided by the teacher.