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Pay to Play?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Lead your class in a discussion about how they believe money influences politics. After reading "Go Ahead, Try to Stop K Street" from the New York Times, they evaluate the claims in the article about the current lobbyist scandal in...
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Whose go the Power: Checks and Balances

For Teachers 5th - 6th
After introducing the three branches of US government, test the class' understanding of government powers. They are asked a series of questions regarding a federal act and then, answer which branch has the power of decision making....
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Executive Government: Executive Decision Making

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students make executive decisions. In this Social Studies lesson plan, students explore the concept of executive decisions through a game of chess. Students role play a year-level formal plan and implementation.
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Differing Federal Responses to the Great Depression: Letter Analysis

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Young analysts examine two letters, one written by President Hoover and one written by FDR. Each letter contains that president's response to the role of the Federal Government during times of crisis (The Great Depression). They analyze...
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The Great Depression and Everyday Life

For Teachers 11th
Examine everyday life during the Great Depression, as well as the effects if the Depression on American population, society, and economy. Learners write who, what, where, when, and why summaries of a person who relocated to California...
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Powers of Congress

For Students 11th - 12th
Have your class fill out this comprehension sheet while reading about the powers of Congress. There are ten multiple choice questions focused on the rights, powers, and limitations of Congressional law.
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The Executive Branch

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners study the federal government, which is divided into 3 branches. They have a minimal understanding of the responsibilities of each branch.
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The Two-Party System in American History: Ch 5

For Students 7th - 8th
Five matching and 5 multiple choice questions to challenge your class. Their answers will test their knowledge of early American government. Party systems, Electorate, and major constituents of the time are the topics included.
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Congress, The Implied Powers: Ch 11

For Students 11th
Congress has both implied and expressed powers. Quiz your kids on which powers are expressed, which are implied, and examples of both. Included are 5 true/false and 5 multiple choice questions.
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Legislation: Passing a Bill in the Senate

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars debate a bill. In this Senate lesson plan, students investigate the steps of the House of Representatives when amending a bill that has passed. Young scholars role-play law-making.
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Treaties

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders research treaties. In this treaties instructional activity, 6th graders go online to build knowledge about treaties. Students read information and take quizzes. Students write a comparative essay about how the Aboriginal...
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Separation of Powers

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students examine the separation of powers in local and federal government. Using case studies, they review several instances of separation of powers. After reading the case studies, they write a brief opinion essays supporting their...
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The Three Branches of Government

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers complete a unit on the three branches of government. They compare/contrast the three branches of government, write a letter or e-mail to an executive in the Federal Government, and develop outlines for historical...
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Branching Out

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students research structure, function and primary responsibilities of each office of the Executive branch, create a chart displaying their research.
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I'm The Taxman!

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students develop an understanding of how federal revenues are gained by taxes. This foundation enable students to decipher changes in federal tax policy. Groups of students study different types of taxes and prepare presentations on each...
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Who Represents You? My Government in Pennsylvania Project

For Students 9th - 12th
In this representation in government worksheet high schoolers answer questions about who represents their state in each office and level of government.
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Government Agencies

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students are taught that there is more to executive branch of the federal government than the president and cabinet. They identify in pairs the names and fucntions of different departments under the executive branch of federal...
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Law Day: Constitutional Law Outline

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students receive information about laws. Some of the categories include powers of the federal government, federal powers vs. state powers, and the Bill of Rights. It is in an outline form that looks like the student follows along with...
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Distinguishing Between Levels of Government

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders study confederal, federal, and unitary governments. They compose an essay that compares and contrasts the purpose of state/local government with that of the national government in the American federal system.
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US Constitution And Federal/State Relationship

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the Constitution for references to the relationship between state and federal governments. They examine Supreme Court cases for examples of the division of government between state and federal powers.
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Federalism and the Division of Power US Civics

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Young scholars examine current events to identify levels of power in government. In this federalism lesson, students define federalism by writing examples and drawing a graphic. Young scholars write lecture notes and determine which...
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Investigating the Judiciary Act of 1789

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students research the Judiciary Act of 1789 including why it was needed and what it provided. They write a paper using all steps of the writing process outlining their findings.
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Media Scrapbook

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars analyze the fundamental issues relating to Canadian parliamentary democracy through the exploration of media and public opinion. A scrapbook is created containing summaries of the work performed.