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COVID-19: History and Geography of a Pandemic

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Here's a must-have collection! In the first lesson, which is history centered, students compare the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 to the Spanish influenza pandemic of 1918. On day two, researchers consider the role geography plays in the...
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Before and Beyond the Constitution: What Should a President do?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A collection of three resources provides middle schoolers with the founding fathers' vision of what they saw as the role of the president and the executive branch of the government. Young scholars examine the Articles of Confederation,...
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Forms of Government Project

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
From the United Kingdom's constitutional monarchy to the dictatorship of North Korea, this is a very simple project that will help your class members gain a better understanding of different forms of government that exist around the...
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Comparative Government Project

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Within these guidelines for a comparative government project, you'll find some very useful worksheets that support learners in breaking down demographic, economic, and political information regarding each of their chosen countries and...
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Comparative and Superlative Adjectives

For Students 3rd - 4th
This resource provides a quick summary of rules governing comparative and superlative verbs, both spelling and usage guidelines. Then learners practice with several exercises. First they write the comparative and superlative forms for...
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Comparative Constitutions

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How do state constitutions differ from that of the federal government in the United States? Here you'll find an informative reading and activities that will guide your class members through the process of comparing and contrasting direct...
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The Purposes of Tribal Government

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore the tribal government of the Montana Indians. In this tribal government lesson, 5th graders, see how tribal governments work, and how they compare to federal and state governments. Students work in groups to write...
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What Basic Ideas About Government Are Included in the Preamble to the Constitution?

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Young historians explore the meaning of the Preamble to the US Constitution in this upper-elementary social studies lesson. Working with partners or in small groups, children discuss the purpose of government before reading and analyzing...
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Who Rules?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
From a mind-mapping anticipation set to an interactive check for understanding activity, this resource is an excellent lesson on identifying major forms of government around the world and analyzing examples of real-world governments....
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Compare and Contrast Local Government Around the World

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Give your instruction of local government a boost with this compare and contrast lesson! With links and handouts to guide the searching process, your government enthusiasts examine local government and the government in another country,...
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We the People Focusing on Details: Compare and Contrast

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Even the most inspiring documents in American history had to go through a few drafts before they were ready for publication. Reinforce the importance of the writing process, as well as the collaborative nature of democracy, with an...
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Comparing Countries’ Constitutions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Analyze the constitutions of five different countries and see how they relate to each country's culture and traditions. Pupils read the preambles to the constitutions of India, Ireland, Russia, Suriname, and the United States. After...
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The Role of Government: The Federal Government and Fiscal Policy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Give learners a crash course in balancing the books on the United States federal government level with an economics and government resource. Class members engage in a warm-up discussion and brainstorming session before answering...
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Examine Your State Government's Demographics

For Teachers 8th - 11th
How is your state government organized? How many elected officials are women? What is the mean age of your state representatives? Young scholars answer these questions in a research project before creating a chart to reflect their...
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A Trip Around the World

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How do the rights of citizens in other countries, such as India, Germany, Brazil, and Iran, compare to those of Americans? Take a closer look at the provisions of various foreign constitutions, and compare and contrast the protections...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Comparing Democracies

For Students 9th - 12th
Could a president just ignore election results? For this analysis handout, scholars consider this question as they read background information on the 2008 elections in Zimbabwe. Two political cartoons poke fun at President Robert Mugabe,...
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“You Better Check Yourself!”: Separation of Powers and Checks and Balances in the US Government

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Through role playing as one of the three branches of government regarding a congressional decision made in 2000, learners explore the concept of separation of powers and checks and balances.
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Government & the Economy

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How does the government's role differ in a mixed economy versus a command economy? Check out this resource which, in addition to offering useful reading material and worksheets on the topic, includes an excellent graphic organizer...
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Government Spending

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
After discussing personal financing with your class, consider following up with this well-rounded introduction to government spending. The resource includes reading documents and worksheets, and covers topics as the federal deficit and...
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Citizenship Then and Now: Comparing Ancient Rome and Contemporary American Society

For Teachers 6th Standards
Class members research citizenship in Ancient Rome and in the United States and use the provided graphic organizers to compare the rights and responsibilities of citizens in these two democracies.
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Why Do Governments Exist? Locke, Hobbes, Montesquieu, and Rousseau

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Here is a great secondary source reading that includes the primary ideas and philosophies of the famed Enlightenment philosophers: Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, Charles Montesquieu, and Jean-Jacques Rousseau. In additional to discussing...
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Country Solutions Step 3: Who You Gonna Call?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
When a problem arises, who is the best for addressing it: an individual, a group, or the government? Given a hypothetical scenario of a science teacher needing more money for her class than the school has to offer, your class members...
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Government Conflicts and Collaboration Research Project

For Teachers 7th Standards
What happens when communication is not just between two people, but within a much larger organization? Learners explore the interactions between groups, governments, and companies with a instructional activity that focuses on the...
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American Government

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Challenge your students with this lesson on American government! Learners discuss the three branches of government and its responsilbities, and then go on to more complex critical-thinking activities. Students interview members of the...

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