Political Science Teacher Resources

Here is a world of politics that you'll actually be excited to join! Find resources for analyzing political systems and behaviors, as well as the policies and procedures of state and national government.
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Cartoons for the Classroom: China, Tibet and the Olympics

For Students 8th - 12th
In this current events worksheet, students analyze a political cartoon about the Olympics in China and respond to 3 talking point questions.
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Conflicting Constitutional Views

For Students 8th - 12th
In this current events worksheet, students analyze a political cartoon about wiretapping practices by the government and respond to 3 talking point questions.
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Campaign Fundraising

For Students 8th - 12th
In this current events worksheet, students analyze a political cartoon about American campaign fundraising and respond to 3 talking point questions.
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Get the Facts on the Candidates

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students work in teams to research candidates from a current political race. They access primary and secondary resources and differentiate between fact and opinion. Students present their findings to the class in an oral report and...
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The Life of the Party

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research and deliver oral presentations discussing how state governors' attitudes reflect those commonly associated with their national party leadership. They synthesize their knowledge by writing essays on centrist politics.
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Them Damned Pictures

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners examine and gather information from primary sources about events during the Revolutionary War. They identify and place the political cartoons. They respond to a cartoon from the point of view of someone who lived at the time.
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Bioterrorism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners research bioterrorism and then create two political cartoons, one that shows the viewpoint that bioterrorism is not a threat and one that shows the viewpoint that it is.
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Lesson: Mixing Metaphors across Current Events and Literature

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Expression, current events, and art can go hand-in-hand. After analyzing a multi-media piece entitled, Trade Canoe for Don Quixote, the class explores their own expressive process. They create collages that show a current event or issue...
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Art, Commentary and Evidence: Analysis of "The White Man's Burden"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A cross-curricular lesson combines poetry and history for your middle and high schoolers. The class critically examines Kipling's poem, "White Man's Burden" as historical evidence of the Imperialist ideology popular during his time. The...
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Hamilton and Burr : Compare and Contrast

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Who were Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton? High schoolers examine the character traits of these historical figures and watch the video, The Duel. Hamilton vs. Burr: An Event that Changed History (available from PBS), to gain an...
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Modern: Industrialization and Global Integration

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The 18th and 19th centuries saw so many political revolutions around the world that it's difficult to consider the importance and influence of the revolutions that affected each country differently: the agricultural and industrial...
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The Price of Power

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Explore the current political debate over regulating power plant emissions. Critical thinkers research, formulate, and present arguments regarding selective catalytic reduction systems for coal-burning plants.
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Marching into Civil War Times: Little Women, Past and Present

For Teachers 5th
Here is a fine unit of lessons which compare and contrast the culture during the time period of the classic book, Little Women to present day. Topics covered are the family, politics, morality, fashion, transportation, cities, historical...
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Press Review

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How can word choice affect a political speech? Middle and high schoolers examine the text of the 1999 State of the Union Address, and then determine how newspaper articles and television reports describe and analyze the event. Use this...
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Liberty and Security in Contemporary China

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Upper graders consider contemporary Chinese economics, political viewpoints, and government. This unit covers a span of several class periods or six days, and engages learners in a variety of skills based activities. They conduct...
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U.S. and Europe Online Lesson Plan

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Class groups investigate the economic and political implications of a country's policies on genetically modified foods, craft a position paper detailing that policy, and share their findings with the class. Armed with this information,...