Civics and Government Lesson Plan Templates in 8th Grade Social Studies

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Congress in a Flash!
iCivics 
Updated: 
2020
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
This lesson is designed to cover the basics in a single class period. Students learn what Congress is, what the Constitution says about the...
Respecting Freedom of Speech
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
In the course of this lesson, students will consider the point where respect and freedom of expression intersect. For homework the night before,...
Role of Women in Britain in WWI
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
Women and the Homefront; role of women; canaries; domestic service; suffragettes
Privacy vs Surveillance Card Sort
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
What is Privacy? How does Surveillance infringe on privacy rights? A card sort to start discussion.
Freedom and Equality: American Principles at Odds
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
This lesson will use close reading of documentary selections and class discussion to analyze the concepts of “freedom” and “equality” as they have...
The courage of their convictions.
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
State declarations of rights, Part 9: The courage of their convictions. In this podcast from 60 Second Civics we learn how the writers of state...
State declarations as moral foundations
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
State declarations of rights, Part 8: State declarations as moral and philosophical foundations. In this podcast from 60 Second Civics we learn how...
Why Do We Have a House and Senate, Anyway?
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Students learn why there are two houses of Congress and discover how a bicameral legislature ensures that all states have a voice in bills. Together...
Making Laws
iCivics 
Updated: 
2016
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Do you ever wish you could make the rules? Well, there are people whose job it is to make the rules for this country. These rules are called laws,...
Voting in Congress
iCivics 
Updated: 
2016
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Students learn what factors members of Congress consider when deciding whether to vote for a bill. These include the powers given to Congress by the...