US Government Lesson Plan Templates in High School Social Studies

Find free High School Social Studies Lesson Plan Templates on US Government.
Electoral College Pros/Cons and Alternatives
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Once students understand the Electoral College, how it operates, and how it has evolved over the years, they will explore the pros and cons of the...
What is Gerrymandering and Who Should Control the Redistricting Process?
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
In 2015, the Supreme Court decided in Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Redistricting Commission that the voters of a state could use the...
Presidential Campaign/Election Role Play
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This simulation has students adopt 29 different roles and act out a presidential campaign. The Roles are: Candidates, campaign managers, senior...
Unit Lesson Plan: Civic Community Involvement
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  • Elections
  • High School
Goal: Learners will understand importance of community involvement with voting and gain in-depth knowledge of the political processes within the...
Podcast: VOTING RIGHTS, ELECTION LAW, AND THE MIDTERMS
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
As Americans prepare to head to the polls next week, We the People partnered with Ballotpedia for a rundown of the election law and voting rights...
Fight for Your Right
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
The least likely group of voters is people age 18-20. This lesson seeks to change that by demonstrating to students both the power and importance of...
Essays on the Elections Clause in the Constitution
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
The National Constitution Center's Interactive Constitution provides three essays n the Elections Clause when the U.S. Congress can and cannot...
Democracy in America, “Elections: The Maintenance of Democracy”
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
This program explores the crucial role of strategy in the two-stage electoral campaign system; the opportunities for citizens to choose, organize,...
Vote Early, Vote Often
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This short video is part of a series from Engaging Congress. This is a good resource to set up larger conversations about fair access to voting.
Mock Election
iCivics 
Updated: 
2018
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
In this three-day simulation lesson, students explain the steps taken from party formation to national election. Harnessing skills gained from the...