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135 resources with the concept political parties

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1960 Election

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students examine the election of 1960. In this US politics lesson students listen to a teacher driven lecture, take notes, engage in a class discussion and write a response to what they have learned regarding the 1960's presidential...
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Running Strong

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read the information about Presidential campaigns, political parties, the primaries, delegates and conventions. Students write about two things Presidential candidates should know about...
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Challenges Faced by the New Nation's Presidents

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders, while in the computer lab utilizing the internet, locate primary sources to interpret and analyze the struggle of the new nation to gain the respect of European countries. They interact with a worksheet that organizes...
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Spanish Politics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify Spanish and other leaders, political parties, and ideas on a political continuum as a class. They verbally answer questions demonstrating comprehension of the text. Students summarize in writing in Spanish the main...
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Is This a Party Issue?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify the differences between the two political parties as they stand on the issue of human rights. In groups, they examine the use of surveillance in the United States and how this can violate someone's human rights. They...
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What is a Republican Government?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students examine why the Founders of our country thought a republican government was best. They discover the Founders based our government on the government of Rome after much research and explore the advantages of a republican government.
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Political Parties

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders give their current events presentations to the class today. After completing the "T" exercise on classifying certain individuals as Democrats or Republicans, they pair up to figure out where the political parties fit into...
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Polical Parties of the Post Revolutionary War Era

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars examine a newspaper article that presents a modern day issue and discuss the viewpoints of both our political parties. they then use the Big 6 research model to discover and write about the opposing political parties...
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Campaign Songs as Propaganda

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Student analyze campaign messages about tariffs in a nineteenth-century campaign song. They identify the intended audience of the message. They discuss strategies for courting the other political party's bloc.
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Minorities Ruled

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate various European political parties with anti-immigration agendas. They examine and write written reports concerning the party goals of exclusion or restriction of immigrants in their societies. Students present...
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Citizen Participation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students compare and contrast political parties and interest groups. They examine the role citizens play in how to improve the community. They develop a survey to determine the needs and services opportunities in their community.
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Exercising the Franchise! The Right to Vote

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research Canadian election procedures, identify candidates and corresponding political platforms for current elections and hold mock elections. They develop a written report about a specific political party.
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Question Period - simulation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils explain the roles of the people who work in the House of Commons by watching a video of Question Period. They act out a mock Question Period.
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Are You a Liberal or a Conservative?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students take an Internet quiz that categorizes their placement on an ideological spectrum. They, in groups, define liberal and conservative.
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Promoting the Candidate

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students identify the role of political parties in presidential elections, then interpret objects from presidential campaigns.