US Government Lesson Plan Templates in High School Social Studies

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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...
Constitutional Compromises Activity
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This constitutional compromises activity has students respond to the 4 major compromises at the Constitutional Convention: strong federal vs. strong...
Lesson Plan: Enumerated and Implied Powers of Congress
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Article I Section 8 of the Constitution lists powers expressly delegated to Congress. This lesson has students learn about the concepts of enumerated...
Fight for Your Right
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 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...
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...
Democracy in America, “Elections: The Maintenance of Democracy”
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
This program explores the crucial role of strategy in the two-stage electoral campaign system; the opportunities for citizens to choose, organize,...
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...
Reviewing the Constitution
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  • Constitution and Bill of Rights
  • High School
Last lesson of the constitution topic recovering content and exam skills through student assessment of a sample exam question; discussion of assigned...
Thinking as a Founding Father
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  • Constitution and Bill of Rights
  • High School
This Founding Father lesson is designed to introduce students to the Constitution. It can be used as a one-day lesson to fulfill the Constitution Day...
The Constitution Lesson Plans: Past, Present and Future
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  • Constitution and Bill of Rights
  • High School
The Youth Leadership Initiative (YLI) has created these activities and Constitution lesson plans to enhance your students' understanding of the...