US Government Lesson Plan Templates in High School Social Studies

Find free High School Social Studies Lesson Plan Templates on US Government.
The Formation of the U.S. Constitution
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
This is a unit plan covering the stages in the formation of the Constitution. It has students make connections between the content in the U.S...
How a Bill Becomes a Law Worksheet
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This worksheet begins by having students rephrase Article 1, Section 7, Clauses 1 and 2 from the Constitution (about how a Bill becomes a law). Then...
How Congressional Committees consider a bill
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
This handout is part of an activity where students decide which Congressional Committee they want to be on and then, as their committee, they decide...
Congressional Committee Hearing Notes Sheets
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
These two handouts can be used by students when they are role playing a Congressional Committee Hearing. The committee members and the rest of the...
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...
The Constitutional Convention: Reform or Revolution?
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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 at the opening of the...
The Constitutional Convention: Composition of Congress
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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 at the Constitutional...