US Government Resources in High School Social Studies

Find free High School Social Studies Resources on US Government.
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...
The Greatest Sacrifice - Veterans Day Activities
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A robust lesson plan designed to help students learn about Veterans Day and the issues facing veterans today. Includes videos, an interactive...
Lesson 1: Slogans in Presidential Elections (HS)
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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...
Stop and Frisk through Infographics and Narratives
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This Common Core-aligned lesson helps students explore the New York City’s “stop, question and frisk” program through videos, infographics and a news...
Black Vote in Presidential Election
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Common Core
As the presidential primaries continue, voters in the Democratic party are split between former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vermont...
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...
The Constitution in Action - Origin of the Bill of Rights: State Amendments
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
History is the chronicle of choices made by actors/agents/protagonists in specific contexts. This lesson places students at a critical moment in our...
MIRAD A BOY FROM BOSNIA - MIGRATION & WHY IT HAPPENS
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Common Core
‘Mirad, a Boy from Bosnia’ is an engaging, cross-curricular program involving rigorous synoptic assessments. Presented in four media-rich lessons,...