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Mock Election

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Here is an excellent resource in which class members host a mock election for a candidate and policy that will be implemented into your very own classroom. Progressing from primaries, through the campaign trail, and finally to the mock...
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SWOT Teams: Analyzing the Political Parties for the 2010 Midterm Elections

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What are political parties and what so strategists do? In this political analysis lesson, students analyze political strategies to understand their strengths and weaknesses. They use key details from the text to learn how to create...
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The Electoral College

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is 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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Leaders from the 1790s

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The Founding Fathers contributed to the United States in many ways. Class members explore various Founding Fathers through research, group work, and realia. The final product of group work are posters and artistic representations of...
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Development of American Political Parties: The Two-Party System

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Was American politics always bound to the two-party system? Learn how the two-party system developed, why third parties tend not to do so well, and all the various political parties that have emerged throughout US history. Each party is...
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The Voting Game

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Upper graders play the voting game to help them understand voting patterns, political movements, and build a content specific vocabulary. Each student creats a chart to determine if his or her political view veers liberal or...
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The Presidential Campaign Game

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Upper graders play a game as a way to facilitate understanding of US Presidential Campaign issues and strategies. After being divided into small groups, a candidate will be chosen to run for office. Each group creates propaganda to get...
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Gilded Age Politics

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Whisk your students through the politics of the Gilded Age with this presentation, which features the contexts and characteristics of the 1880-1888 Presidential Elections. Clever political cartoons and clear, concise bullet points about...
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The Constitution: A New Federation

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore political parties by researching world history in class. For this Australian government lesson, students identify the term "federation" and discuss the elements of Australian politics. Students analyze a map of Australia...
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Political Issues and Opinions

For Teachers 10th - 12th
The emergent adults in your US Government class can become informed, self-aware voters. This activity enables them to form an opinion about particular political issues then identify themselves on the political spectrum. Informed and...
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Examining Antebellum Elections

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students consider the impact of the expansion of suffrage on antebellum party alignment, examine important election issues/outcomes from 1824-1861 and the rise of the two major parties in antebellum elections, and debate issues of a...
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Homemade Political Parties

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Use this 5-day lesson to clarify the platforms of the two major parties, comparing and contrasting against learners' beliefs. Begin by looking at unlabeled summaries of both party platforms, having learners identify most with one. Groups...
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Voter Behavior

For Students 10th - 12th
Transform your government students into informed voters with this straightforward worksheet. Five matching questions and five multiple choice questions test students' knowledge on voter behavior and political parties, and the format...
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The Organization of Political Parties

For Students 10th - 12th
Challenge the future world leaders in your class with this worksheet, which tests their knowledge on the organization of modern political parties. Students can access their prior knowledge of current elections, or notes from your...
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Political Parties and What They Do

For Students 10th - 12th
The emerging politicians in your government might be familiar with the words "Democrat" and "Republican," but what do they really know about the role of political parties in America? Use this activity to reinforce information from your...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Between the Lines, National Debt

For Students 8th - 12th
For this current events worksheet, students analyze a political cartoon about national debt and respond to 3 talking point questions.
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Political Cartoons

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore political cartoons.  In this government current events lesson, students analyze the visual language and symbolism present in five different political cartoons.  Students discuss the event or issue that inspired the...
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Political Parties and Election Results, 1997 and 2000

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students become familiar with the results of the Canadian Federal Election by analyzing data on the number of valid votes by political affiliation. In this civics lesson plan, students integrate data and knowledge with other research...
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Political Parties

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers engage in a instructional activity that is about the development of political parties in the United States government. They conduct research using a variety of resources. They use some key focus questions to guide the...
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The First American Party System: Federalists and Democratic-Republicans: The Platforms They Never Had

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate the beginnings of the political party system in the US. They determine the key positions of both the Federalists and the Democratic-Republicans. They compare the views of the early political parties with those...
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In Praise of Political Parties

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research a political party and prepare a report about its history, philosophy, and the party's position regarding two major political issues. They complete a variety of additional creative activities regarding their party, as well.
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The First American Party System: A Documentary Timeline of Important Events (1787-1800)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers conduct research on the events of the end of the 18th century in order to identify critical factors leading to the development of the Federalist and Democratic-Republican political parties. They summarize the key positions...
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Political Movement: Political Parties

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students explore politics by researching Australian government law. In this political parties activity, students define the different active parties in Australia and their roles within the country. Students complete a word bank activity...
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Political Parties Questions

For Students 9th - 12th
In this political parties worksheet, students respond to 14 short answer questions about the history of party politics in the United States.