iCivics

iCivics offers the nation’s most comprehensive, standards-aligned civics curriculum resources available for your classroom, including video games, lesson plans, literacy tools, and webquests - all available for free! 

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2016
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In this language arts unit, students learn how to “argue on paper” using a fictional case about a school dress code rule against band t-shirts. The...
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2016
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
This lesson is designed to cover the basics in a single class period. Students learn what Congress is, what the Constitution says about the...
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2016
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
Students learn about the different forms of government that exist, including democracy, autocracy, oligarchy, and others. They compare and contrast...
iCivics
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2016
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
Students learn where the federal government gets its power and that government power in the United States is split between states and the federal...
iCivics
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2016
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
The Enlightenment was a period of time, starting around 1715, when people developed new ideas about human existence, including peoples’ basic rights...
iCivics
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2016
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
In this lesson, students learn the basics of our judicial system, including the functions of the trial court, the Court of Appeals, and the Supreme...
iCivics
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2017
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
Students brainstorm a list of local problems and action steps that they might take to solve these problems. After analyzing the concept of problem/...
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iCivics
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2018
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
In this three-day simulation lesson, students explain the steps taken from party formation to national election. Harnessing skills gained from the...
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iCivics
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2018
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
Explore the evolution of voting rights in the Unites States through an interactive PowerPoint presentation highlighting landmark changes. Following...
iCivics
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2018
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Use primary documents and images to discover the ways state and local governments restricted the newly gained freedoms of African Americans after the...