Civics and Government Lesson Plan Templates in High School Social Studies

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Lesson Plan: Reactions to the January 6 Attacks on the U.S. Capitol
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
DESCRIPTION This lesson has students look at video clips of elected officials and news reports reacting to the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol...
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,...
American Democracy, Week 1 of 2021
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Students reflect on the state of democracy in the U.S. in light of the insurrection at the Capitol, and discuss news stories about this and other...
The Constitutional Convention
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Available On Demand! The National Constitution Center is thrilled to offer interactive classes on the Constitution during the 2020-2021 school year!...
The Constitution and Civic Education
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Available On Demand! Sal Khan, American educator and founder of the free online educational platform Khan Academy, joins Center President and CEO...
The Twenty-second and Twenty-fifth Amendments
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This podcast from 60 Second Civics discusses issues of the presidency that the Framers had not anticipated.
Insurrection at the U.S. Capitol: Resources for Educators
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We are compiling classroom resources about the events of January 6, 2021 at the U.S. Capitol as they become available. The resource is directed...
TO BEGIN THE WORLD OVER AGAIN: THE LIFE OF THOMAS PAINE
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • HS, HE, AE
Welcome to The Life of Thomas Paine Productions and this introduction to our Lesson Plans. We hope that you and your students find them to be...