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Lesson Plan: Enumerated and Implied Powers of Congress
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Article I Section 8 of the Constitution lists powers expressly delegated to Congress. This lesson has students learn about the concepts of enumerated...
Storytelling with award-winning Trollhunters series
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Elementary (Grades 3-5)
Common Core
Inspire your students’ creativity with DreamWorks Trollhunters , the award-winning animated adventure series created by acclaimed filmmaker Guillermo...
Deliberation: Modifying your State's Voting Laws
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The Constitution gives the states the power to determine the “Times, Places, and Manner” of elections. With this constitutional authority, states...
C-SPAN Classroom Deliberation: What are ways for youth to engage in politics?
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Statistically young Americans tend to have less political engagement and lower voter turnout than the general population. Developing these political...
C-SPAN Classroom Deliberation: How can the government better respond to natural disasters?
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
The responsibility of responding to natural disasters is shared by the local, state and national governments. With recent hurricanes, flooding and...
What is the best approach to US foreign policy in the 21st century?
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The United States’ role in the world has been a source of debate throughout the nation’s history. As the US has experienced growth and development in...
Lesson Plan: Constitution Clips Scavenger Hunt
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
This lesson has students use C-SPAN's Constitution Clips to explore the provisions of the U.S. Constitution. Using their own devices in class or at...
How Should the Issue of Gun Violence be Addressed in the United States?
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In the wake of acts of gun violence in America, both citizens and politicians continue the debate over gun control in the United States. Legislation...
Lesson Plan: Constitution Clips Scavenger Hunt
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
This lesson has students use C-SPAN's Constitution Clips to explore the provisions of the U.S. Constitution. Using their own devices in class or at...
Should the legislative filibuster rule be eliminated in the Senate?
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The filibuster in the Senate is used to delay or block action on most legislation through unlimited debate. Because of this, the Senate currently...