High School Lesson Plan Templates

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Address America: Your Six-Word Stump Speech
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Named in the nineteenth century after the act of a politician giving a campaign speech on top of a sawed-off tree stump, a stump speech is a standard...
Lesson 2: Where Do the Candidates Stand? (HS)
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
This lesson allows students to explore where the presidential candidates stand on issues that are important to them. It also allows them to...
Lesson 4: In-class Simulated Election (HS)
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
This lesson helps students understand the setup of a polling place and the role poll workers serve at these sites. Based on the research and work...
Lesson 1: Becoming a Voter (High School Fall)
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
In this lesson, students apply their state’s requirements for registering to vote. Students learn when and how to register, how to complete a voter...
Lesson 3a: The Culminating Activity (HS Fall)
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Lesson 3a offers instructions for an in-class simulated election for voting on an official election ballot. In this lesson, students apply what they...
Lesson 3b: The Culminating Activity (HS Fall)
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Lesson 3b offers instructions for an in-class simulated election for voting on a student-created initiatives ballot. In this lesson, students apply...
Lesson 1: Who Can Vote in the US? (HS Fall Ext )
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
This lesson challenges students to speculate about what voting requirements are and then compare their understanding of voting requirements with the...
Lesson 2: Becoming a Voter (HS Fall Ext)
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
In this lesson, students apply their state’s requirements for registering to vote. Students learn when and how to register, how to complete a voter...
Lesson 3: The Ballot and Questions (HS Fall Ext)
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
This lesson focuses on a voter’s need to be fully informed prior to casting a vote on Election Day, and how to acquire the necessary information. In...
Why Does Granny Control the Vote? (HS Fall Ext)
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
This lesson exposes students to youth voting trends and how they compare to their parents’ and grandparents’ participation in voting. Students are...