Aspects of Participatory Citizenship
Students research the current issues about the government of Canada and develop their presentation skills.
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Civics and Citizenship
What is a good citizen? Here is a fantastic unit of ten lessons that will thoroughly cover the concept of civics and citizenship in your class. Examples of activities include learning stations, primary and secondary source analysis of...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Inauguration and Transition
The United States government functions smoothly only with the successful and peaceful transition of power. Explore the ways that presidential inaugurations can set the tone for these transitions, from careful planning beforehand to...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Making Your Voice Count
As learners watch a video on voting, they take notes on a worksheet that lists various voting topics, including electoral and popular votes, early voting, and exit polling. Then, young people research the Internet for their state's...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Teaching Elections in Washington State
Prepare even our youngest citizens to participate in the democratic process with this powerful packet of materials. Kids consider what it means to be a good citizen, examine voter qualifications, investigate initiatives and referenda,...
K - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
The Progressive Era
How did citizens in the United States work to solve problems associated with development of American industrial capitalism during the late nineteenth and early twentieth century? Discover the progressive era with an engaging and...
15 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson 6: Interest Groups and Their Tactics
Twelfth graders discover how special interest groups sway voters. In this American Politics instructional activity, 12th graders research selected special interest groups and complete the 3 provided handouts that accompany the...
12th Social Studies & History