US Government Lesson Plan Templates in 11th Grade Social Studies

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The 1619 Project: Exploring 'The Idea of America' by Nikole Hannah-Jones

The New York Times Magazine

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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
“The truth is that as much democracy as this nation has today, it has been born on the backs of black resistance...Black people have seen the worst...
Liberty! A Constitution Day Activity
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
Throughout the history of our nation the word “liberty” has been of significance. This Constitution Day activity will ask students to explore the...
9/11 and the Constitution
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
The anniversaries of the terrorist attacks on the U.S. on September 11, 2001, and the signing of the Constitution on September 17, 1787, provide...
Teaching Freedom, Fairness, and Equality
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In this guided presentation, student will wrestle with the essential question: how deep is our commitment to life, liberty, and the pursuit of...
The Constitutional Convention: Balance of Powers
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  • Social Studies
  • 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...
Lesson Plan: Enumerated and Implied Powers of Congress
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  • Social Studies
  • 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...
Let's Text the Declaration of Independence
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Chunking activity that helps students understand the language of the declaration of Independence. This resource also contains a listing of web links...
The English Bill of Rights
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
This podcast from 60 Second Civics describes how parliament gained more power in 1689 with the English Bill of Rights.
The Magna Carta
60-Second Civics 
Updated: 
2016
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
This podcast from 60 Second Civics explains how King John tried to take back some of the rights of the nobles. It was a mistake that produced the...
Debates over ratification.
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
Ratifying the Constitution, Part 3: Debates over ratification. In this podcast from 60 Second Civics we learn that the ratification debates were...