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

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What is a constitution?
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
This podcast from 60 Second Civics asks, "What is a constitution? Do all countries have them? Do they have to be written down?"
The Fall of the Roman Empire - 7th Grade Authentic Tasks
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
Common Core
In this unit students will gain a well-rounded understanding of the Roman Empire and the causes for its downfall. Students will demonstrate their...
Who Rules?
iCivics 
Updated: 
2020
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Students learn about the different forms of government that exist, including democracy, autocracy, oligarchy, and others. They compare and contrast...
Lesson Plan: Empathy, Movies, and the Common Good, Part 2
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
What is historical empathy? How do movies personalize the political? In this lesson, through selected scenes from Steven Spielberg's film, "Lincoln...
A republican form of government
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This podcast from 60 Second Civics asks, "What kind of government did James Madison think America should have?"
Direct democracy vs. republican government
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This podcast from 60 Second Civics looks at how James Madison explained the difference between a direct democracy and republican government.
The disadvantages of republican government
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This podcast from 60 Second Civics considers how the Founders feared that a republican system of government might not work in America.
Two benefits of republican government
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This podcast from 60 Second Civics asks, "Do you know what the main purpose of republican government is?"
Republican government
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In a republic, citizens and their representatives work together to promote he common good.
The Roman Republic
60-Second Civics 
Updated: 
2016
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This podcast from 60 Second Civics asks, "What was the Roman Republic?"