US Government Lesson Plan Templates in High School Social Studies

Find free High School Social Studies Lesson Plan Templates on US Government.
Graphic organizer sheet for criminal and civil law
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  • Separation of powers
  • High School
This resource can be used to help students review these terms before an exam or as part of your lesson
The Supreme Court and US Judiciary
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  • Separation of powers
  • High School
This contains a handout which looks at the Federal Court Structure and the Supreme Court. It looks at the appointment and tenure of Supreme Court...
Presidential Leadership Project
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  • Separation of powers
  • High School
This presidential leadership research project is based on the unit on the Presidency - "Presidents lead in lights of their times" theme. Students...
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...
Checks and balances.
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Rights after independence, Part 14: Checks and balances. In this podcast from 60 Second Civics we discuss checks and balances.
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...
The Greatest Sacrifice - Veterans Day Activities
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
A robust lesson plan designed to help students learn about Veterans Day and the issues facing veterans today. Includes videos, an interactive...
The Constitutional Convention: Balance of Powers
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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 in the midst of the...
The Powers of the President
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
The executive branch was created by Article II of the U.S. Constitution and is headed by the President of the United States. The Constitution granted...
Lesson Plan: Enumerated and Implied Powers of Congress
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 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...