We found 243 reviewed resources for civics vocabulary skills
We the People: The Citizen and the ConstitutionLesson Planet
3rd - 8th
Robert Coles’ The Story of Ruby Bridges forms the basis of this powerful cross-curricular study of civic education and civic responsibility. Class members consider how the book presents authority, responsibility, justice, and privacy.....
Perspective and Point of View: Day 2 Task 2Lesson Planet
6th CCSS: Designed
Sixth graders will listen to Dr. Martin Luther King's speech, I Have A Dream in order to discuss rhetoric, word choice, and how the author conveyed his ideas and perspective. They discuss key points and how literary devices were used to...
Martin Luther King Jr. and NonviolenceLesson Planet
K - 5th
Using the book, Martin's Big Words, learners will discover the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Vocabulary is identified throughout the story by using several his famous protest speeches as examples. Class discussions on racism, during...
Forbidden Faces: Effects of Taliban Rule on Women in AfghanistanLesson Planet
9th CCSS: Adaptable
The rule of the Taliban and America's war on terror are major issues in today's international affairs. Help acquaint your learners with the Taliban and its rise to power, dispel common misconceptions, and study the effects of their rule...
Language, Communication, and Successful Conflict ResolutionLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Students consider how communication skills may diffuse conflict. In this conflict resolution instructional activity, students play a word game and discuss how vocabulary may contribute to creating conflict of diffusing it.
Frederick Douglass Expository Reading GuideLesson Planet
10th - 12th
Help your high schoolers navigate the cross-curricular text Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass with this reading guide. The questions guide learners through composing a summary of any given chapter in the text. In addition,...
Thanksgiving 3—TraditionsLesson Planet
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Thanksgiving is a treasured national holiday, but it can look different from table to table. Through a reading passage, real-world images, and class discussion, scholars take a look into Thanksgiving's importance to the United States of...
Lesson: Emory Douglas: Art and ActivismLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Visual literacy can be experienced in many different ways. Learners discuss the times, graphic art, and cultural significance of activism in art as they explore artist and Black Panther, Emory Douglas. This is a discussion-based lesson...
What Types of Punishment are Constitutional?Lesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How does society punish criminal behaviors, and what constitutes "cruel and unusual punishment"? This is a valuable conversation to have with your class members, and here you'll find a variety of resources to help support you in this...
8th Grade English - End of 1st Semester Exam Study GuideLesson Planet
As the title suggests, the questions on this study guide are designed to prepare class members for a comprehensive semester exam. Included are prompts about vocabulary and reading comprehension, grammatical correctness, literary devices,...
Literature Study Guide: To Kill a MockingbirdLesson Planet
7th - 9th
Teaching tools designed to support student-centered literature study. Geared toward homeschoolers reading Harper Lee's book To Kill a Mockingbird, I would use these in my classroom. The materials are applicable to any text: graphic...
Karma Tycoon Video Game Study Guide Unit Learning Goals and Links to Classroom LearningLesson Planet
7th - 12th
Utilize smartphone or computer technology and have your learners develop their nonprofit business vocabulary and skills in civics, geography, economics, language arts, and math with the plans and activities in this resource. Included are...
What Are Governments Good For?Lesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewGovernment is a trade-off between balancing the rights of individuals and the interests of the whole nation. Learners consider cases such as the Patriot Act and the use of closted circuit televisions (CCTV) to consider what makes good...
Benjamin Franklin and the U.S. ConstitutionLesson Planet
6th - 9th
Students explore U.S. history by completing a quiz about civics. In this Benjamin Franklin lesson plan, students read assigned text about Franklin's role in the development of the Constitution and the creation of a new society. Students...
African American Voting Rights and the North Carolina ConstitutionLesson Planet
9th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
To begin a study of voting rights, class members take a sample literacy test that individuals had to pass to be able to vote. They then engage in a WebQuest, investigating the history of African American voting rights in North Carolina.
Women’s Rights in IraqLesson Planet
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Through guided discussions and collaborative activities, your class members will not only have the opportunity to learn more about the rights of women in Iraq, but they will also consider common misconceptions of Islam and examine the...
Hate, Anti‐Semitism, & Propaganda in the HolocaustLesson Planet
7th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
What is a hate symbol, and what role did racism and anti-Semitism play in the Holocaust? Your young historians will answer these questions through a series of engaging and interactive activities, as well as discover how Jews were...