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Mini-Lesson: Filibusters

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How long can you speak without stopping? Scholars analyze the concept of a filibuster in the United States Senate using an installment of the Legislative Branch series of mini-lessons. They research recent filibuster attempts in the...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Bipartisan Filibusters

For Students 11th - 12th
There is no doubt many changes or lack of changes are due to bipartisanism in the capital. Learners analyze a political cartoon that describes the issues surrounding changes to the current health care system, and consider whether...
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The Nuclear Option

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students explore the history behind judicial nominations as well as the filibuster process. They discuss and debate filibuster merits and detractions, its use and alleged misuse, and what some Congressional leaders are currently doing...
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On The Senate Floor

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the process of how a bill becomes law. Pupils discuss reasons for debates and explore the use of filibusters. The class observes a video to discover procedures in the House and Senate. Students visit a filibuster...
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All Talk, No Action

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars act as senators to negotiate a compromise on judicial filibusters. For homework, they write letters to their senators analyzing the filibuster debate and making recommendations for the future.
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Three Branches, One Goal

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Helping teenagers defend their beliefs with a foundational understanding of government structure.
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Timeline of Events: 1960’s Civil Rights Movement of St. Augustine, Florida

For Students 9th - 12th
A timeline can be a powerful learning tool because it reveals a pattern in events. While few would consider St. Augustine, Florida a hotbed of the 1960s Civil Rights Movement, a selection of background information and a timeline of...
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Sentence Completion 15: Low-Advanced SAT Level

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Do your pupils need extra practice with sentence completion? Learners will have to employ a variety of strategies to answer correctly the six multiple-choice prompts on the worksheet. A richly detailed answer/explanation key is included....
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Vocab-u-lous! Build a Fabulous Vocab

For Students 9th - 11th
In this vocabulary worksheet, learners decipher the best word choice to complete the sentence. All words begin with the letter "F."
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19th-Century Technology in 21st-Century America

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students imagine life without the technological advances of the 1800's. In this inventions and innovations lesson, students examine patent drawings of inventions. Students collaborate to research the technological advancements made...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Bipartisan Reconciliation

For Students 8th - 12th
In this current events worksheet, students analyze a political cartoon about bipartisan reconciliation in America and respond to 3 talking point questions.
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Alamo Simulation

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders create a simulated battle where Canadians try to take over Maine. In this Alamo simulation lesson, 5th graders reconstruct events to understand the battle of the Alamo and The Texas Declaration of Independence from Mexico.
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Healthcare Reform Lesson Plans

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Healthcare reform is a subject that students can debate, research, and analyze.
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Just how broken is the Senate?

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders examine the role of the Senate in the United States.  In this American Government lesson, 12th graders read various articles and answer questions to these articles.  Students write a letter to their Senator on a specific...
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How a Bill Becomes a Law: The Journey of a Bill

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine the legislative process at the federal and state levels. In this legislative branch lesson, students watch a video regarding the journey of a bill to become a law. Students discuss the process and use the provided rubric...
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Worksheet on Congress and Interest Groups

For Students 8th - 11th
In this Congressional responsibilities worksheet, students respond to 10 true or false and 17 short answer questions about Congressional duties and lobbyists.
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Legislative Branch (Congress) Questions

For Students 8th - 12th
In this U. S. government instructional activity, students respond to 10 short answer questions about the responsibilities of congressional members.

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