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154 reviewed resources for political systems vocabulary

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American Focus on World Constitutions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Upper graders read several passages to gain an understanding of the nations that have adopted a constitution similar to the United States Constitution. This is a scripted lesson plan that is intended to build content-specific vocabulary...
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Using Political Postcards to Teach a Revolution of Political Thought

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Discuss how political postcards affected everyday people's thoughts and beliefs. Pupils continue a unit on the Dreyfus Affair as they engage in class discussion, watch a video, view a PowerPoint presentation, and fill out worksheets to...
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English Vocabulary Skills: AWL Sublist 9 - Exercise 3b

For Students 9th - 12th
For this online interactive English vocabulary skills worksheet, students answer 10 matching questions which require them to fill in the blanks in 10 sentences. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Lesson Four: Evolution of American Political Parties

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the 2 main American political parties. In this American politics lesson, students discover how the Democrat and Republican Parties came to be and then create vocabulary booklets for the lesson.
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The Art of Political Cartoons in Revolutionary America

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers analyze political cartoons. In this colonial America instructional activity, students examine the provided political cartoons and respond to analytical questions about each of them.
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Lesson: Unmonumental: War, Politics, and Protest

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Get those upper graders thinking about the world, social conflict, and art as a catalyst for change. They'll uncover the meanings behind four abstract works, intended to spread awareness of the need for social change. Kids are then asked...
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Foundations of American Government

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore the form and function of American government. In this political systems instructional activity, students explore unitary, conferderation, and federal forms of government as they create products that note details...
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Vocabulary: Political Systems

For Students 6th - 8th
In this political systems vocabulary worksheet, students choose the vocabulary word that does not belong in each set of words.  Each vocabulary word is related to political systems of Great Britain.
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Artists Teach Us to See the World through Visual Symbols

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders analyze a biographical piece of art by Raymond Saunders. They identify shapes, symbols, and lines that are used, and how the piece relates to the artist's life and modern society. They design and create an original piece of...
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Geography Vocabulary

For Students 6th - 7th
In this Geography Vocabulary learning exercise, students fill in the blank in eleven sentences with the appropriate answers without using a word bank.
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Sepoy Mutiny: Changes in India

For Teachers 8th - 10th
In need of an easy way to review the events leading up to and just after the Sepoy Mutiny? The Raj, social class system, the causes and effects of Sepoy Mutiny are briefly covered in this slide show. Two great assignments are also included.
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Propaganda and Political Cartoons in Early American History

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders identify uses of propaganda. In this propaganda lesson, 5th graders view political cartoons, discuss their features and uses, then create their own example to share with others. 
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Forbidden Faces: Effects of Taliban Rule on Women in Afghanistan

For Teachers 9th Standards
The rule of the Taliban and America's war on terror are major issues in today's international affairs. Help acquaint your learners with the Taliban and its rise to power, dispel common misconceptions, and study the effects of their rule...
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Symbols of Democracy

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Middle schoolers investigate the two major US political parties, their symbols, their history, and their leaders. The project begins with group readings of several articles, progresses to researching a particular party or important...
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The Five Pillars of Islam

For Teachers 10th - 12th
In order to better understand Muslim civilization, culture, and politics one must first familiarize themselves on the 5 Pillars of Islam, ideas which dominate much of Muslim societal and cultural norms. Provide your learners with a...
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Realizing the Dream

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders learn about the struggle for social justice.  In this Civil Rights instructional activity, 6th graders review their Civil Rights Shutter Book, view political cartoons from this era, discuss each cartoon and create a Civil...
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Definitions by Context

For Students 7th - 8th Standards
Use this two-page resource either with your English language learners or your upper elementary native speakers. There are eight questions that test your learners' ability to use the context of a sentence to define an unknown word....
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Government Lesson Plan: Lesson Plan 9

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students examine and compare/contrast the steps of criminal and civil cases. They define key vocabulary terms, develop an outline of a criminal and civil trial, and analyze the differences in standards of proof in legal cases.
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Tiananmen Square

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify and explain the Tiananmen Square incident of June 1989. Studentsl compare what it is to be an American Citizen (Democracy) vs. Chinese Citizen (Communism). Students identify and define various vocabulary terms,...
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Diplomacy Lesson Plan: Grades 4-8

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore politics by reading a story in class. In this diplomacy lesson, students define the word diplomacy and how it is used in our current society. Students read the story "First Lesson in Diplomacy" and complete a KWL chart...
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Vocabulary Building - World War I

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers study the definitions of militarism, imperialism, and nationalism, and the significant individuals involved in the world alliance system prior to 1914. They examine the events that lead to World War I.
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So You Want to be President? Lesson 12

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders are introduced to political parties. In this government lesson, 6th graders read about political parties and create a poster to advertise one of the them. They create their own political party, give it a name, stance, and...
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Defined: The Different Types of Government

For Teachers 5th - 8th
The world is a big place, so it only stands to reason that different forms of government exist. Democracy, autocracy, oligarch, monarch, and dictatorship are all defined. An extensive explanation of US government system is also included....
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Contemporary Afghanistan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the situational dynamics that have resulted in a civil war. In small groups, they research the geography and culture of Afghanistan. Groups analyze the political and cultural impact on people living in Afghanistan....