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About Federal Judges: Qualifications of Judges
4th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New Review"Help Wanted: A Supreme Court Justice." What should be included in the ad? Learners ponder the question during a lively activity that asks them to examine the qualifications for various federal offices and then create job postings....
Gone to Texas: The Story of the Texas Empresarios
New ReviewAfter watching two educational films about Texas history, young settlers create a T chart listing the pros and cons of renouncing their American citizenship, converting to Catholicism, and moving to a Texas colony under the Empresario...
Game On: Constitution Activities for Elementary through High School
K - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Who would've guessed that a document written over 200 years ago would still have a lot to teach us today? A set of folder games incorporates parts of a newspaper to teach about the Constitution and how it still applies to life today. The...
Goods and Services: Some are Private, Some are Not
3rd - 8th CCSS: Designed
Why doesn't the government provide all goods and services if we pay taxes? Pupils investigate the difference between public and private services. They analyze their communities together with an interactive classroom model and...
Using the Newspaper to Teach the Five Freedoms of the First Amendment
K - 12th CCSS: Designed
Of all the amendments found in The Bill of Rights, the First Amendment contains some of the most important freedoms for American citizens. A unit plan on the First Amendment features interactive lesson plans designed to teach about those...
Primary Sources: The Constitution of the United States of America
3rd - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The most important part of the United States Constitution isn't the way it's written, but the ideas and ideals it upholds. Find versions of the Constitution written for elementary learners, middle schoolers, and high schoolers, complete...
Conceived of Compromises: Creating the US Constitution
3rd - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The United States Constitutions is one of the world's oldest written constitutions that is still in use today. Learn more about the creation of a document that regulates the separation of powers, checks and balances, and citizens' rights...
The Our White House Inauguration Celebration Kit for Kids!
4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Get the youngest American citizens involved in the presidential election and inauguration with a set of social studies activities. Focusing on the history of presidential inauguration ceremonies, learners draft their own poems, design...
George Washington's Mount Vernon Virtual Tour
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Take a tour to George Washington's Mount Vernon with the help of an interactive website that explores the property's ins and outs. Each stop offers an informational video, a detailed explanation, or a close-up image of the area in focus.
America 101: What Happens on Inauguration Day?
2 mins 4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Is Inauguration Day always on January 20th? Do incoming presidents always take the oath of office on a Bible? Learn the answers to these questions and more with an informative and entertaining video about Inauguration Day.