Civics and Government Lesson Plan Templates in Middle School Social Studies

Find free Middle School Social Studies Lesson Plan Templates on Civics and Government.
The "Federal" in Federalism
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2016
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  • MS, HS
Students learn where the federal government gets its power and that government power in the United States is split between states and the federal...
What is a constitution?
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  • 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?"
Federalists vs Anti-Federalists
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  • Middle School
Constitutional Issues Federalist Papers "Extended Sphere" U.S Constitution
A republican form of government
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  • MS, HS
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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  • MS, HS
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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  • Middle School
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 
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2016
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  • Social Studies
  • Middle School
This podcast from 60 Second Civics asks, "What was the Roman Republic?"
Violence during the Reformation
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
This podcast from 60 Second Civics discusses violence during the Reformation (Freedom of Religion, Part 2)