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391 reviewed resources for u.s. government review

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Regents Review Worksheet #1: Principles of the U.S. Constitution

For Teachers 12th
Kids who take the Regents Exam really need to know a lot of information. This is a wonderful exam review tool that includes 26 pages of questions, charts, and suggested readings to help upper graders pass the test. It focuses on all...
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The World of Constitutions: Better Understanding the U.S. Constitution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the purpose of constitutions. In this government systems lesson, students analyze the sections of the U.S. Constitution. Students then compare the U.S. Constitution to the constitutions of other countries. Students write...
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The Happy Progress of Our Affairs: George Washington and the U.S. Constitution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students engage in a instructional activity which uses Washington's own words to illustrate the events leading to the establishment of our national government, and the crucial roles he played throughout that process.
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U.S. Constitution Crossword Puzzles: Expert #1

For Students 11th - 12th
Who became US Chief Justice in 1801? Which delegate from New York advocated a strict constructionist interpretation of the US Constitution? What is the term given to the chief or one of several import crops regularly grown and sold in a...
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Bill Of Rights

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine Supreme Court cases. In this U.S. government lesson, students watch a video about the Bill of Rights and then research 4 Supreme Court cases using the noted web site. Students analyze the presented information and write...
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Lesson 5: Constitution Principles: Separation of Powers and Checks and Balances

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders explore the limited powers of the 3 branches of U.S. government. In this U.S. government lesson, 12th graders discuss the basic responsibilities of the three branches of government and complete the provided handouts on...
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Coup to Revolution: U.S. foreign Policy in Iran

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars read and discuss the Iran country Profile from the CIA World Factbook. They describe the current relationship between the United States and Iran. Students complete additional readings, and answer questions about them. They...
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Lesson 6: Constitutional Principles: Separation of Powers and Checks and Balances

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders explore the concept of checks and balances. In this U.S. government instructional activity, 12th graders discuss the basic responsibilities of the three branches of government. Students then take a closer look at judicial...
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Bill of Rights

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze the U.S. Bill of Rights. They conduct research on an amendment of the Bill of Rights, complete a worksheet that matches scenarios to amendments of the Bill of Rights, and write a letter to their Congressperson.
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The Three Branches of Government

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders discover details about the 3 branches of government. In this primary source analysis lesson, 6th graders examine documents and images from the Library of Congress to investigate the structure of the U.S. government.
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A More Perfect Union

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders complete a unit of lessons on the development of the U.S. government. They examine the main ideas of the Declaration of Independence, develop a class translation of the preamble to the Constitution, create a flow chart,...
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US Government: The Constitution

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore the branches of government. In this federal government lesson, students examine the system of checks and balances in the U.S. plan of government as they read the Constitution and define vocabulary words.
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Lesson 12: Constitution /Federalism

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders examine the U.S. Constitution. In this American government lesson plan, 12th graders read the Preamble and 7 Articles of the Constitution. Students complete a handout titled "A Student's Guide to the Constitution" and...
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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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History of Money and Banking in the U.S.

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Why was there a lack of confidence in the money and banking system of the early United States government? What historical events led to the establishment of the Federal Reserve System? Here you'll find reading materials and worksheets to...
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Compromise is the Key

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders investigate the compromises that took place at the Constitutional Convention. In this U.S. government lesson plan, 8th graders "visit" the convention as they research and debate the issues that arose. Students journal...
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United States Government 5th Grade

For Students 5th
For this review of United States government worksheet, 5th graders recall facts and answer multiple choice questions. Students answer 25 questions.
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Reviewing the Election Process by NOW Classroom for PBS

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students take a closer look at presidential elections. In this election process instructional activity, students discuss the roles of the primary, caucus, polls, Electoral College, delegates, and lobbyists in the process. Students then...
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US History and Government Examination: January 2018

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
It's time to test those skills! Assess pupils' knowledge of US history and government with short answer questions, multiple-choice items, and essays. The resource serves as a standardized test that functions well for a final exam....
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Lesson 5: Duties and Roles of the Supreme Court

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders explore the role of the Judicial Branch. In this U.S. government instructional activity, 12th graders take notes on how the courts have changed over time and then become observers of the court's history as they create...
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Lesson 9: Culminating Activity for Constitutional Principles

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders examine how the Constitution ensures individual rights. In this U.S. Constitution lesson, 12th graders consider separation of powers, checks and balances, federalism, and popular sovereignty as they create graphics and...
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Constitution Jeopardy

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Although just a quick review of general information learned about the Constitution and U.S. government, this presentation could be used as a fun activity before the beginning of a class lesson, or as an independent experience. The...
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Lesson 20: Drafting a Constitution

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders compare the U.S. government to other country's governments. In this government lesson, 12th graders research the concept of federalism and discuss world governments. Students then write constitutions for imaginary countries.
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Foundations of American Government

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine historical perspectives. In this Boston Massacre lesson, students watch "The Story Behind the Boston Massacre," and conduct further research on the event. Students debate the Patriot and British perspectives of the event.