The Senate by a Senator
Learners examine their Canadian citizenship by participating in a number of multi-disciplinary lessons.
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My Senator and Me: A Dog's-Eye View of Washington, D.C.
Although this legislative process instructional activity 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:...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Simplified United States Constitution and Bill of Rights
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...
5th - 10th Social Studies & History
Executive Government: Ministerial Responsibility
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...
6th - 9th Social Studies & History
Why Do We Have a House and Senate, Anyway?
Why does the United States have a bicameral voting system? Through role playing as either advocates for or against a cell phone policy in school, your learners will organize, vote, compromise, and experience first-hand the benefits of a...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
The House of Representatives and the Senate
Students explore the responsibilities of the House of Representatives and the Senate. In this Legislative Branch instructional activity, students define vocabulary regarding the branch's responsibilities, take notes on a video regarding...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History
The Special Powers of the House and Senate
Students investigate the responsibilities of the House of Representatives and Senate. In this U.S. Congress instructional activity, students examine the separate and shared powers of the House and Senate as they participate in activity...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History