US Government Independent Practices in High School Social Studies

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Understanding 'Fake News'
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
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Today, there are vast amounts of information readily available online. It can be hard to decide between what is real and what is fake or a hoax. In...
USA-Belize Constitution Reading/Writing Activity
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An activity I made for my middle school students as we studied the US Constitution. This involves reading a text, the Belize Constitution, and...
Constitutional Limits on Free Speech
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Students will discuss the question: When does the First Amendment allow the government to limit speech? By reading essays from the Interactive...
Rule of Law
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
This two-day lesson uses historical quotations to help students develop understandings of conceptions of the Rule of Law, then, through small group...
First Amendment Plan of Study Overview
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
This overview lesson outlines a two-week plan of study on the First Amendment. Each day can be completed as written, or independently, to present a...
The First Amendment: Religion (Establishment)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
This lesson, part of the two-week First Amendment Plan of Study, asks students to evaluate several Supreme Court case scenarios and determine how...
Freedom of Religion: Free Exercise
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
The goal of this lesson is for students to gain a deeper understanding of the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment. They will do this by...
First Amendment: Freedom of Speech
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Students examine the historical context and drafting of the First Amendment through consideration of the motivations of the Founding generation...
First Amendment: Freedom of the Press
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Many Americans struggle to understand the Constitution, especially the rights included in the First Amendment. While many Americans, like many in the...
First Amendment: Freedom of Petition and Assembly
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Students explore the Founding Era legacies of assembly and petition and how those legacies informed the creation of these often-overlooked aspects of...