US Government Lesson Plan Templates in High School Social Studies

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The Constitution and Notes of Debates Lesson Plan
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
Using http://context.montpelier.org as a reference, in this Notes of Debates lesson, students will understand why the Notes are important and how the...
Should the government have the ability to lawfully access encrypted technology and communications?
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
On December 2, 2015, a terrorist attack took place in San Bernadino, CA. The FBI was able to recover one of the attackers’ iPhone; however, they were...
Choosing to Make a Nation Curriculum: Creating the Constitution
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
The Choosing to Make a Nation Curriculum Project developed by award-winning author Ray Raphael is a student-centered, primary source-rich approach to...
The Constitutional Convention: Creating an Executive
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
History is the chronicle of choices made by actors/agents/protagonists in specific contexts. This simulation places students at the Constitutional...
The Constitutional Convention: To Sign or Not to Sign?
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
History is the chronicle of choices made by actors/agents/protagonists in specific contexts. This simulation places students in the final days of the...
The Constitution in Action: The Early Republic
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
The United States Constitution, signed in 1787 and ratified in 1788, provided a skeletal outline, but how would it be applied in the real world? Some...
Moral Leadership and the Environment
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
The United States is one of the largest emitters of greenhouse gas in the world, yet the federal government was unwilling to commit to the non-...
Federalism in Action: Renewable Energy (classroom activity)
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
The United States has a federal system of government in which different policies can be made on national, state, and local levels as long as they are...
Real-World Civic Engagement for Students: From the Classroom to the Community
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Our young people are the future. That’s why it’s important to find ways to engage middle and high school students in civic life. Join the United...
Lesson Plan: Empathy, Movies, and the Common Good, Part 2
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
What is historical empathy? How do movies personalize the political? In this lesson, through selected scenes from Steven Spielberg's film, "Lincoln...