How to Become a Member of Congress
This How to Become a Member of Congress lesson plan also includes:
High schoolers identify requirements for becoming a U.S. Representative or a U.S. Senator, explain procedure for running for representative or senator, and create an informational brochure.
27 Views 51 Downloads
- Folder Types
- Activities & Projects
- Graphics & Images
- Handouts & References
- Lab Resources
- Learning Games
- Lesson Plans
- Primary Sources
- Printables & Templates
- Professional Documents
- PD Courses
- Study Guides
- Performance Tasks
- Graphic Organizers
- Writing Prompts
- Constructed Response Items
- AP Test Preps
- Lesson Planet Articles
- Interactive Whiteboards
- Home Letters
- Unknown Types
- All Resource Types
- Show All
See similar resources:
Exploring Who Can Vote and How to VoteLesson Planet
Voting requirements and voting laws in the USA have been controversial since the establishment of our democracy. While focused on North Carolina, this lesson gives any class a thoughtful examination of the laws about voting eligibility,...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
A Positive Response to a “Deferred Dream”Lesson Planet
Langston Hughes' "Harlem" launches a study of how to respond positively when a personal dream is deferred. After a careful analysis of the poem, class members consider the various ways people can respond to difficult situations and how...
8th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Permanent Interests: The Expansion, Organization, and Rising Influence of African Americans in Congress, 1971–2007Lesson Planet
The fourth installment of the seven-lesson unit focused on African Americans elected to and serving in the US Congress looks at the period from 1971 through 2007. Class members read a contextual essay that provides background information...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
To Amend or Not to Amend, That's Been the Question...Many TimesLesson Planet
Looking for some ideas for how to celebrate September 17, Constitution Day? Check out a packet that focuses on the factors that are considered in the amendment process. Class members examine the amendment process and the types of...
9th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
EconMovies 6: Back to the Future (Nominal vs. Real, Unemployment, Inflation)Lesson Planet
Here is a gem of a resource for you and your learners to learn about nominal vs. real GDP and the different types of unemployment using clips from the film Back to the Future. This engaging presenter reviews the goals of an economy, how...
7 mins 11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
How to Become President of the U.S. Poster Lesson PlanLesson Planet
While they may not be old enough to vote in a national election, youngsters can learn about the political process that details how to become President of the United States. After studying an infographic that outlines the steps, class...
4th - 9th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
How to Understand PowerLesson Planet
Where does power come from, and why does it matter? This video will spark engaged thought and conversation amongst your class as it discusses the origins of power, how it's exercised, and what young learners can do to become powerful in...
7 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Step 3: Become an ExpertLesson Planet
Have you ever been called an expert before? Pupils analyze how to break down sources of information using group work and individual skills. They begin to understand the tools of becoming an expert on a topic by using subtopics and...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
How to Make a MummyLesson Planet
Were the ancient Egyptians successful in evading decomposition during the mummification process? What happens to the human body after death? This fascinating video combines a study of biology and the mummification process of some ancient...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How to Turn Protest into Powerful ChangeLesson Planet
What if? What if change were possible? Believe it or not change is possible. While not easy, it is possible if those committed to change adopt the three core strategies for "peacefully turning awareness into action and protest into...
5 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History