US Government Lesson Plan Templates in High School Social Studies

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Executive Command Game and Extension Pack
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 3-5, MS, HS
Make your students’ game play more meaningful by using our activity and assessment set designed specifically for Executive Command . This easy-to-use...
The Constitutional Convention: Balance of Powers
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
History is the chronicle of choices made by actors/agents/protagonists in specific contexts. This simulation places students in the midst of the...
Essays on the Elections Clause in the Constitution
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
The National Constitution Center's Interactive Constitution provides three essays n the Elections Clause when the U.S. Congress can and cannot...
True Justice: Bryan Stevenson's Fight for Equality
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • HS, PD
The six high school classroom lessons and engagement guide developed in partnership with the Kunhardt Film Foundation teach about the Equal Justice...
The Constitution and Notes of Debates Lesson Plan
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 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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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 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...
Congressional Committee Markup
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
This handout guides students through the process of marking up a bill their congressional committee considered. They should be editing the bill in...
You be the Judge! Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch Activity
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Activity: Students will read the transcript (or watch) Judge Neil Gorsuch talk about the seperation of powers, the Bill of Rights and liberty. Then...
Choosing to Make a Nation Curriculum: Creating the Constitution
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 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...
Choosing to Make a Nation: Constitutional Convention Simulation
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
An 8-lesson simulation in which students become delegates from specific states and address the same issues the framers faced. Unit includes the...