We found 107 resources with the keyterm civics
Practice Test: Civic Responsibilities in American SocietyLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Is voting in American democracy a right or privilege? What exactly are civic responsibilities? Here is a 20-question multiple-choice assessment that covers a wide range of items related to civic duty in American society.
Citizenship Schools and Civic Education During the Civil Rights Movement and in the PresentLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Your young historians will discover the importance that citizenship education has played in the social progress of the United States as they learn about early efforts to discourage African Americans from voting in the 1960s.
The Fourth Branch: You!Lesson Planet
5th - 11th CCSS: Designed
Take time to remind your young learners of the valuable understanding that each branch of the United States government is really composed of other citizens. The reading material and worksheets of this resource cover the importance of...
Lessons for Hight School Music Classes: Lesson 2Lesson Planet
7th - 12th
Art and music have been vehicles for statements of civil unrest for hundreds of years. Upper graders critically analyze several pop songs or music movements from the 1980s that exemplify politically charged motives. They analyze lyrics...
Help Wanted: President of the United StatesLesson Planet
3rd - 12th
Students consider qualities and United States president should have. In this government lesson, students research the responsibilities of the president and use that information to create an advertisement that describes the job and...
Little House in the Census: Almanzo and Laura Ingalls WilderLesson Planet
6th - 8th
How would you use census data from 1880-1900? Here are a set of ways you can incorporate the book Little House on the Prairie and US census data from that time period. Learners will research the validity or the book based on factual...
Inner Circle/Outer Circle Debate StrategyLesson Planet
3rd - Higher Ed
Arranged in facing concentric circles, half the class discusses an issue. The other half of the class takes notes which are then used to fuel a class discussion and to prepare editorial opinions on the topic at hand. So much emphasis is...
Did Voters Turn Out -- or Are They Turned Off?Lesson Planet
3rd - 12th
What was the voter turnout at your last state election? Examine voter turnout statistics from the most recent election to learn which ten states have the best turnout record. This lesson offers election data, handouts, and worksheets.
Why Vote? A Public Awareness CampaignLesson Planet
6th - 9th
Students examine the structure of local government and determine why citizens vote. In this civics instructional activity, students listen to a lecture about the structure of local government and then encourage others to exercise their...
Branches of Government: Crossword PuzzleLesson Planet
5th - 8th
Reinforce terminology that goes along with the branches of government with this crossword puzzle. There are 17 clues provided. Learners fill in the crossword puzzle with the appropriate answers regarding the legislative, executive, and...
Recreating Marriage: The Same-Sex Union DebateLesson Planet
9th - 12th
A debate continues regarding same-sex marriage as a constitutional right. This lesson requires learners to define marriage then formulate an argument that reconstructs the national debate perspectives. Many standards are addressed but a...
Arrest- A Legal System SimulationLesson Planet
11th - 12th
What would your class do if a police officer arrested a student in class? This is exactly the anticipatory set that gets learners engaged in a unit on the legal system. The plan is to get the officer to simulate an arrest, and then guest...
Benjamin Franklin and the U.S. ConstitutionLesson Planet
6th - 9th
Students explore U.S. history by completing a quiz about civics. In this Benjamin Franklin lesson, students read assigned text about Franklin's role in the development of the Constitution and the creation of a new society. Students...
The European Union and the Canadian Federation: Can they be Compared?Lesson Planet
Tenth graders compare the European Union to the Canadian Federation. In this governing bodies lesson, 10th graders compare the structures of the 2 political organizations as they complete the provided handouts and graphic organizers.