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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! Visit us at http://www.icivics.org to access the full library of resources. 

 

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Friday, July 15, 2016 - 1:33pm
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Students learn the role of the executive branch in creating and carrying out laws. Through role-play, the class models the legislative and execution...
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Students learn what foreign policy means. First, they learn the distinction between foreign and domestic policy. Then they find out what role the...
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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...
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This lesson teaches students about the sources, types, and unique systems of law that exist in the United States. Students learn about sources of law...
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Students participate in a scripted fictional trial based on a real case in which the producers of James Bond films sued Honda for creating an ad that...
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Students learn what happens in appellate-level courts and how those courts operate differently from the trial courts most people are familiar with...
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In Argument Wars, you will try out your persuasive abilities by arguing a real Supreme Court case. The other lawyer is your competition. Whoever uses...
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Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 8:29am
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After playing Supreme Decision with your class, use this lesson to reinforce the concepts students learned by playing the game. In this lesson,...
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This mini-lesson takes a look at the role of fair and impartial courts in American life. Students learn about how judges are selected and held...
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Students learn about the landmark case McCulloch v. Maryland, in which the Supreme Court clarified what kinds of actions Congress can take under the...