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Democracy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A class brainstorming session in response to the question, "What is Democracy?" results in a giant web of words and the concluding statement, "Democracy is one of the few words that should not be defined by only one person." A...
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Workshop 4: Constitutional Convention

For Teachers 12th
How do new amendments become part of the US Constitution? AP government students explore, analyze, and use the US Constitution to develop a deep understanding of the interworkings of law and government while practicing synthesis and...
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Electoral Politics

For Teachers 12th
You won't just get a lesson when you click on this resource. As you click on the related resources located to the left of the screen, you'll find, a professional development video, teacher/student notes, lesson plan, and related reading...
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The Glory That Was Greece

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Today we are going Greek! Provide the class with a clear and well-organized overview of all things pertaining to ancient Greece. From early Greeks and Homer, to the Persian Wars and great philosophers, this slide show has it all. Review...
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American Studies

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Entitled American Studies, this small unit covers various topics related to the study of the United States. Learners warm up by creating a dictionary of democracy, then dive into three different lessons focused on government, famous...
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Types of Government

For Teachers 2nd - 10th
Clear text, relevant images, and short facts about different types of government on each page will interest your students and keep them on task. After the 11 types of governance are summarized, there is a fun game; each of the 9 slides...
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The Electoral College

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewIs the Electoral College the best method of electing the president of the United States? Your young historians will write a persuasive essay discussing the historical perspective of the college, pros and cons, and a final argument for or...
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Constitutional Principles: The Rule of Law

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Invite your young citizens to consider the depth, significance, and necessity of the rule of law. This video focuses particularly on the American commitment to rule of law since the nation's inception with the Constitution, referencing...
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World History Pre-Assessment

For Teachers 9th - 11th
What do the members of your class already know about world history? This is a fabulous pre-assessment that will illustrate the varying levels of general world history knowledge among your young historians that you can use to inform your...
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Big Ideas that Changed the World: Democracy (Part 1/5)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Democracy - "use it or lose it" is the point of view of this British narrator as he explores the history and development of this big idea that changed the world. Part one of the five-part series explores the challenges to democracy...
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Big Ideas that Changed the World: Democracy (Part 5/5)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The series ends with the narrator's statements of conviction: The human race (is) like survivors in a life boat with one loaf of bread. There are only three ways of distributing it: you sell it so the rich gobble it up, fight for it so...
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Why Do Americans Vote on Tuesdays?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Why do Americans vote on Tuesdays? As your class will learn from this video, this specific voting day in United States presidential elections stems from no substantial historical origin. Instead, speaker Jacob Soboroff brings attention...
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Defined: The Different Types of Government

For Teachers 5th - 8th
The world is a big place, so it only stands to reason that different forms of government exist. Democracy, autocracy, oligarch, monarch, and dictatorship are all defined. An extensive explanation of US government system is also included....
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Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Use the historical account of Claudette Colvin to study civil rights and connect past injustices to modern issues. As learners read, they examine chapter titles, record quotes, and participate in discussion. Next, they research active...
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Cyberbullying—Lesson Plan

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners examine cyberbullying. In this lesson plan on democracy, students discuss the different ways to deal with cyberbullying. They then take a position on the question of whether a democracy should allow schools to take action...
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The Importance of Inauguration Day

For Teachers 5th - 9th
As Inauguration Day approaches, prepare your learners by researching the protocol of years past.
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A Literature of Democracy

For Teachers 12th
Read excerpts from Ralph Waldo Emerson's speech "American Scholar" to address and analyze passages from American literary works. Seniors will discuss three quotations from the text and read excerpts from the address. They then work in...
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Thinking like a Citizen

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Explore the influence social activism can have on important issues, and create a class full of young citizen activists. This plan calls for learners to participate in a whole class discussion and brainstorm about ways to effectively...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Why are Cartoonists Vital to Democracy

For Students 11th - 12th
A thought-provoking activity doesn't prompt learners to analyze a political cartoon, but rather the importance of political cartoonists in general. They work together and discuss the role cartoonists play in the democratic system. Use...
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Government

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Perfect for a Christian or private school setting, this lesson has learners use their Bible to help them identify the purpose of the government. They examine specific Bible verses then use them to define the government and the...
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Voting

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This short, humorous video, produced prior to the 2008 election, takes a quick look at the history and future of voting machines and technologies.
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Brief Overview of All Types of Government!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A video for a high school government class defines five major forms of government (monarchy, anarchy, oligarchy, democracy, and republic) and compares them in terms of pros and cons for society. The video is good, but it does highlight...
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Ancient Athens Part 1

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The History ChannelÕs celebration of Greek World History Week begins with a look at Athens. Burned by invading Persians and reconstructed by Pericles, the animated reconstructions let viewers tour this most famous city of the ancient...
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Constitution Lecture 4: Democracy or Republic?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Part four defines oligarchy, monarchy, republic, and democracy. Each type of government is defined in terms of its linguistic and historical origins and how rights are granted in each form of government. Give your upper graders a clear...