Civics and Government Lesson Plan Templates in High School Social Studies

Find free High School Social Studies Lesson Plan Templates on Civics and Government.
Women and the Right to Vote
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Did the Nineteenth Amendment provide women with more than the right to vote? Which Amendment process was used? How did this Amendment affect the...
What Is the Census and Why Do We Use It?
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Many students do not understand the importance of the U.S. Census and why it is taken. This lesson will help students understand the importance of...
270 Votes to Win: The Electoral College in the United States
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Common Core
In this lesson, students read, annotate, and discuss a text that provides background on the creation, functioning, and debates over the Electoral...
Slavery and the Electoral College: A CivCon (Civil Conversation)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Common Core
What role did slavery play in the development of the Electoral College? Historians debate the subject. Students explore this question in this CivCon...
The Electoral College and the Troubled Elections of 1796 and 1800
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
George Washington won the first two U.S. presidential elections without being challenged. When he decided not to run for a third term in 1796,...
Insurrections in US History
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Describes four episodes: Shays' Rebellion, the Wilmington Insurrection, the Ocoee, Florida Race Riot, the Berkeley Free Speech student insurrection,...
Explore The 4th Amendment!
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What does the Fourth Amendment say? When does the Fourth Amendment allow the government to search you or to seize your property? When is a government...