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Preparing a 1040EZ Income Tax Form

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Some of us never feel like we know how to do our taxes! Help scholars understand the process early by using an informative resource. They fill out their own tax forms in a simulation activity and view multiple resources to learn even...
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Day Creek Squares: History Review Game

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Is there an American Revolution test coming up in your class? If so, then you've just found a fun way to prepare your learners. They'll review various aspects related to the Jefferson presidency, the American Revolution, and the English...
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The Constitution

For Students 6th - 12th
Supreme Court justices debate the meaning of the US Constitution, but we expect teachers to explain it to scholars with far less training and experience. A daunting task for sure, but it's not insurmountable with resources that simplify...
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How Taxes Affect Us

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers are able to compare the effects of the following, using income as a measure of ability to pay: a progressive tax, a regressive tas, and a proportional tax. They explain how a mixture of regressive and progressive taxes...
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Every Day Edit - Voting Rights Act of 1965

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this everyday editing worksheet, students correct grammatical mistakes in a short paragraph about the Voting Rights Act of 1965. The errors range from grammar, spelling, punctuation, and capitalization.
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Fiscal Policy and Stimulus

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A country with high recessionary and inflationary gaps has several options to stimulate growth. A video focused on fiscal policy inspires young economists to explore the ways a government can influence, regulate, and stabilize (or...
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Using Percents in the Real-World

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders use a variety of strategies to solve problems with integers, fractions, decimals, and percents. In this number operations activity, 7th graders discuss sales tax and use grids to represent money and percents. Students...
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Civil War and Reconstruction

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students examine the differences between the North and South during the pre-Civil War era. In this Civil War era lesson plan, students spent 7 days looking at things that were different between the Union and Confederate state before the...
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A Lesson To Accompany "The First Bank of the United States: A Chapter in the History of Central Banking"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is an interesting topic. Learners examine the economics that led to the founding of the First Bank of America. They participate in a reader's theater experience depicting the debate between Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson...
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Lesson 4: Foundation for Revolution

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders explore the causes the American Revolution. In this colonial America lesson, 10th graders analyze how the lives of colonists were affected by British-imposed taxes and write letters from the perspectives of colonists back...
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Constitution Day: The 1965 Alabama Literacy Test

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders examine the United States Constitution.  In this American Government lesson, 10th graders read excerpts from President Johnson's speech to Congress and parts of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.  Students research other...
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The Rule of Law

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What functions do laws serve in our society? Your learners will be guided through several interactive activities to address this question, and to consider the impact of rule of law in American society.
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Services in our Community

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders determine the definition of the word tax. They determine how taxes pay for community services. They draw a picture of a community worker that shows his/her uniform and job. They discuss why taxes are a good thing.
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Civics Test for Citizenship: History and Government (51-100)

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Use this presentation to help English learners prepare for their upcoming citizenship test. It includes questions 51-100 from the History and Government section of the exam (questions 1-50 can be found in a different presentation, linked...
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Making Money

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The first step in managing your money is making money! Learn about ways to find and interview for a job with a thorough lesson on personal finances. Kids learn about the ways to earn a paycheck and then manage the funds they receive.
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Housing Project

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Find everything you need for a two-week home construction simulation project for your high school economics class. They come up with the plans for a custom home including the cost per square foot, interest rate, mortgage term, down...
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Dealing with Decimals, Fractions, and Percents

For Teachers 6th
By engaging in a variety of activities, pupils practice converting and comparing decimals, fractions, and percents. This provides a basic review of this topic, but it could be augmented by delving into the enrichment activities, which...
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Travel Spree!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars research vacation locations, create a travel plan, budget for seven days with a budget limit of $600, and create travel brochure.
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Sparking a Revolution!

For Teachers 4th
Students investigate the causes and events that lead to the US Revolutionary War. They use a number of study techniques in this unit to discuss why the colonies wanted freedom from Britain.
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Dear George Using Census Data

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders discuss differences in the way in which information was disseminated in George Washington's time and how it is acquired in contemporary times. They examine Census of Agriculture data and a modern day version of a letter...
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Using Percents in the Real-World

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders encounter the use of percentages in the real world. The lesson begins with finding sales tax and discounts on purchases. Using 10 by 10 grids, students represent percent to develop conceptual understanding of the real...
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Whole Numbers

For Students 6th - 7th
In this whole numbers worksheet, students solve and complete 40 different word problems. First, they determine the amount of a paycheck once income tax is paid. Then, students determine the balance of an account after a deposit described...
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Exponential Money: Present Value Annuity

For Students 9th - 11th
In this present value annuity learning exercise, students learn how to solve present value annuity problems. This learning exercise breaks down the present value annuity equation, provides 5 example problems for students, and then asks...
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Daily Math Practice

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this daily worksheet, students solve 5 problems. Students add and subtract with regrouping and solve a word problem. This worksheet covers two days of daily math review.