Collection of Lesson Plans for teaching the United States Government. Topics such as the branches of government, political parties and laws.

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Lesson One: The Need for Government—A Cinematic and Literary Perspective Lesson Two: The Need for Laws Lesson Three: The Need for Authority Lesson Four: Deciphering the Declaration of Independence
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Deciphering the Declaration
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Lesson One: Rome vs. Athens—Comparing and Contrasting a Democratic and Republic System of Government Lesson Two: Interviews with The Fathers Lesson Three: A Republic
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Lesson One: Your Local Government - The Basics Lesson Two: Funding and the Local Government
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The standard for this lesson is for students to interpret the intentions of the Preamble to the United States Constitution. Students will express their understanding of the Preamble by writing a preamble for their school. The second day of this lesson focuses on how news spread during the 1700s and how technology has changed the way people receive news today.
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This is our lesson plan that covers the seven major 'roles' of the US President, as well as how the Presidency is shaped and influenced by the mass media.
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Lesson plan for Eric and Alton
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Lesson plans that help students understand the role and processes of the U.S. Supreme Court.
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This is our lesson for Exercising Civic Responsibility: Interviewing public officials in the community. It ties in who our public officials actually are, what they do, how media helps (or hurts) their job performance, and what is civic responsibility.
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Political Parties

by Jason Kwong

Lesson Plan for learning about Political Parties
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Session 1 Overview

by marie-claire munnelly

An overview of Inventing the Future Session 1
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