US Government Lesson Plan Templates in High School Social Studies

Find free High School Social Studies Lesson Plan Templates on US Government.
Rapping the 27 Amendments
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  • Constitution and Bill of Rights
  • High School
Early in the year, my history and government students began to devise hand motions to help memorize the 27 amendments to the Constitution for...
Free Speech and Social Media Deliberation
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 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...
Magna Carta: Cornerstone of the U.S. Constitution
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Guiding Questions •In what respects did Magna Carta provide the justification for American independence from Great Britain? •To what extent did the...
Constitutional Compromise Game
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  • Constitution and Bill of Rights
  • High School
The Constitution was created through discourse, debate and most importantly- compromise. This interactive board game assists students in learning key...
CAPTAIN AMERICA (CIVIL WAR) GROUP PROJECT 2015
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  • Constitution and Bill of Rights
  • High School
The Civil War ripped the Avengers apart on the issue of security vs. civil rights. When Congress passed a law requiring all superhumans to register...
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...
The Electoral College and the Constitution
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
The Constitution provides for a system of electors to elect the President and Vice President of the United States. These electors are chosen to...
The Ridicule Free Zone
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • K-2, 3-5, MS, HS, PD
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...
ACLU on Immigrants' Rights
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  • Constitution and Bill of Rights
  • High School
The fundamental constitutional protections of due process and equal protection embodied in our Constitution and Bill of Rights apply to every person...
FOUR APPROVAL STAGES OF THE BILL OF RIGHTS 2016
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ESSENTIAL QUESTION: HOW DID COMPROMISE FACILITATE THE FOUR APPROVAL STAGES OF THE BILL OF RIGHTS? Objective: To have students analyze and evaluate...