US Government Lesson Plan Templates in High School Social Studies

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When Hate Is in the Headlines: Resources for K-12 Educators
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Join us for a webinar with education experts from the American Federation of Teachers , the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Teaching Tolerance project...
9/11 and the Constitution
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
The anniversaries of the terrorist attacks on the U.S. on September 11, 2001, and the signing of the Constitution on September 17, 1787, provide...
Fight for Your Right
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
The least likely group of voters is people age 18-20. This lesson seeks to change that by demonstrating to students both the power and importance of...
Bill of Rights and Civil Liberties
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
In this lesson, students will explore the civil liberties enshrined in the Bill of Rights. Specifically, students will a) read and interpret the text...
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...
The Free Exercise of Religion in America
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
When, if ever, may the government limit freedom of religion? The Supreme Court and Congress have long grappled with this question. In a discussion...
Free Speech and Social Media Deliberation
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
For the last century, the Supreme Court has tried to define what the First Amendment means and exactly what kinds of speech are and are not protected...
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...
The Ridicule Free Zone
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
This lesson builds on lessons from Operation Respect's Don't Laugh at Me curriculum's Expressing Feelings theme and creation of the Caring Being to...
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...