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Ancient Athens Part 3

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Athens, favored by the gods and cherished by time. The bustling present and the distant past co-exist as one in the conclusion of the History ChannelÕs three part series devoted to Athens. Mixing modern day footage with beautifully...
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The Legacy of Ancient Greece and Rome

For Students 7th - 8th
Where did the inspiration for the US government system come from? From the ancient Greeks and Romans, of course. Scholars define nine terms relating to Greek and Roman government, complete a graphic organizer, and list the greatest...
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Simplified United States Constitution and Bill of Rights

For Students 5th - 10th
A good handout is a great find. Print this resource and hand out a simplified version of the US Constitution and Bill of Rights to your US government or US history class. The powers of the president, Congress, and the Senate are...
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Ohio Statehouse History

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine the history of the Ohio Statehouse and order the major historical events in its development. The lesson traces the development from the time of Ohio's vast wilderness to the house's completion in 1861.
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My Senator and Me: A Dog's-Eye View of Washington, D.C.

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Although this legislative process lesson is designed to accompany a specific text, it is valuable independently. Young learners participate in a picture walk (worksheet included) through My Senator and Me: A Dog's-Eye View of Washington,...
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Executive Government: Ministerial Responsibility

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students are introduced to the principal of ministerial responsibility and identify ways in which ministers account for their actions. In this executive government lesson plan, students roleplay a situation to determine the level of...
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3 Branches of Our Government

For Students 6th - 12th
This straightforward fill-in-the-blank activity could be used for a variety of purposes. Young historians are given 10 sentences about the branches of government; they fill in the blanks with terminology that is related to the United...
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Branches of Government: Crossword Puzzle

For Students 5th - 8th
Reinforce terminology that goes along with the branches of government with this crossword puzzle. There are 17 clues provided. Learners fill in the crossword puzzle with the appropriate answers regarding the legislative, executive, and...
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Branches of Government

For Students 5th - 8th
After reading a short text on the branches of government in the United States, future voters answer 8 fill-in-the-blank questions, as well as 11 true or false questions. This worksheet would be a great homework assignment or silent...
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Who influences the development of the laws?

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore how laws are created. They examine how committee members are selected. Students assess the influences that affect the voting of Congressional Committee Members. They identify the formal majority and minority leaders...
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The Senate

For Students 10th - 12th
Reinforce your future politicians' growing knowledge about Congress and the Senate with this quiz, which could also be used as a review activity. Questions address the requirements of becoming a senator, as well as the details of Senate...
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Constitutional Acts (Chapter 3)

For Students 10th - 12th
Help your students review constitutional acts in this review worksheet, which could also be used as a class quiz. Five matching questions and five multiple choice questions address checks and balances, the powers of the Senate and House,...
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Naturalized Citizens and the Presidency

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students consider the presidential requirements. In this U.S. Constitution lesson plan, students participate in a role play that requires them to act as senators and debate an amendment to allow naturalized citizens to run for the...
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Amnesty:More Than A Word

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine two advertisements, both of which claimed a 2007 immigration reform bill would provide "amnesty" to illegal immigrants. They research a bill and check the accuracy of advertising claims. Afterward, they write their own,...
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Sizing Up The Senate

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners consider Senate leadership by examining specific positions and staging a mock legislative session. They write reflective essays considering the inner workings of the Senate.
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Moving Out of the House?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students review the past events of the impeachment proceedings against President Clinton and examine the impending steps of Congress if the House of Representatives approves impeachment and the issue moves into the Senate.
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Just how broken is the Senate?

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders examine the role of the Senate in the United States.  In this American Government lesson, 12th graders read various articles and answer questions to these articles.  Students write a letter to their Senator on a specific...
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Constitution Worksheet

For Students 8th - 12th
In this U.S. Constitution learning exercise, students respond to 63 short answer questions about Articles I-VII of the American plan for government.
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In the Senate

For Students 6th - 8th
In this Senate worksheet, students write a bill as though they were a member of the Senate of the United States. Students have 3 pages to write the bill.
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The House of Representatives and the Senate

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Pupils explore the responsibilities of the House of Representatives and the Senate. In this Legislative Branch lesson, students define vocabulary regarding the branch's responsibilities, take notes on a video regarding the branch, and...
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What Should Congress Do?

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore the purpose of Congress.  In this American Government lesson, 11th graders participate in a webquest about What Congress should do.
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The Special Powers of the House and Senate

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students investigate the responsibilities of the House of Representatives and Senate. In this U.S. Congress lesson, students examine the separate and shared powers of the House and Senate as they participate in activity that requires...
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US Government

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the leadership of the Legislative Branch of the federal and state governments.  For this American Government lesson, 11th graders create a diagram that represents the structure of the US government.  Students...
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Introduction to Congress

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore the role of Congress. In this legislative branch lesson, students define terms regarding the House of Representatives and Senate. Students use Internet and print sources to define the terms.