We found 27 resources with the concept congress
Recent Trends Among Women in Congress, 1977–2006
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewAfter reading the contextual essay, "Assembling, Amplifying, and Ascending: Recent Trends Among Women in Congress 1977–2006," groups select a woman senator or representative and research her background and contributions.
The Bicameral Congress: Crash Course Government and Politics #2
9 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Why have a House and Senate and not just one single Congress? Learners research the need for a bicameral Congress in the system of the United States government and politics. They view a short Crash Course video, the second in a 50-part...
Congressional Committees: Crash Course Government and Politics #7
8 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Scholars investigate the makeup and division in the legislative branch known as Congress by watching a short video outlining the function of committees within both houses. The topic inspires active thought and discussion about the...
Congress's Territorial Powers, Implied Powers, Citizenship, and the Bureaucracy
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
An informative resource gives scholars a look into why the US Constitution placed certain federal powers over that of the state. A variety of activities about constitutional clauses helps to create meaningful learning.
Who the People? Representative Democracy in North Carolina and Congress
8th - 12th
Our elected officials are supposed to represent us, but what does it mean when they aren't like us? Budding citizens explore the demographic makeup of the US Congress, the role of money in political elections, and the Citizens United...
Do You Know... US President, Senators, and Representatives
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.
Who Are My Local Representatives? Can I Influence Their Vote?
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.