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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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...
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2016
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
This lesson teaches the basics about the market economy, including the relationships between consumers and producers, supply and demand, and profit...
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2016
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Having chosen an issue for the project, students analyze two news articles about the issue. They apply the “5W + H” (Who, What, Where, When, Why, and...
iCivics
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2016
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  • Social Studies
  • 3-5, MS, HS
Make your students’ game play more meaningful by using our activity and assessment set designed specifically for Executive Command . This easy-to-use...
iCivics
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2016
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  • Social Studies
  • Middle School
This lesson gives an article-by-article overview of the structure and function of the U.S. Constitution. Students learn about the duties and powers...
iCivics
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2016
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  • Social Studies
  • Middle School
This mini-lesson looks at the debate, and eventual compromise, between the Federalists and Anti-Federalists that occurred around the creation of the...
  • Social Studies
  • Middle School
After ten years under the Articles of Confederation, Americans realized they needed something different. This mini-lesson shows students the major...
iCivics
Updated: 
2016
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Students take a look at two political thinkers that spent a lot of time trying to answer the question, "Why Government?" - Thomas Hobbes and John...
iCivics
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2016
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
In this lesson, students learn four features of a sovereign state. Graphic organizers and mini-quizzes help reinforce the information. Using what...
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iCivics
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2018
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
What keeps government from having too much power? Students learn the answer in this lesson, which outlines five basic limits on government. They...