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Games
This site allows students to work their way through the government system. There are games where the students have to get laws passed by a majority vote and there are also games where the students have to use their knowledge of the constitution to decide if they have certain rights. This is definitely a great social studies site!
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How The Electoral College Works
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Watch Too Late to Apologize: A Declaration, Social Sciences
Terrific short Teacher Tube video explaining the American colonists' view: set to the music of "Too Late to Apologize."
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Three Branches Rap - Smart Songs
THE THREE BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT RAP SONG~ There are never enough ways to teach this fundamental lesson. Music is just one more tool in the kit!
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The Mailbox
Articles of Confederation vs Constitution
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Bill of Rights (Shake it off)
Bill of Rights (Shake it off) - YouTube
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Make Classes Fun By Teaching History CSI Style
My favorite, “I Smelt a Rat! Constitution Controversy” asks students to look at the men who did not sign the Declaration of Independence.
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Free Constitution Primary Source Graphic Organizer
an interactive game that's your right to learn how to read and understand things
Annenberg Classroom
the bill of rights is shown in black and white
Free Patriotic Printables (Historical Documents)
Free printable copy of the Bill of Rights, from www.flandersfamily.info
the united states government and its symbols are shown in this graphic diagram, which includes an eagle
Nerd Lunch Episode 60: Nerd Government
American Government, Branches of the Government and Organization
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Promoting Success
Constitution U.S. Amendment Social Studies History Quiz Interactive Notebook
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Supreme Court Cases For Dummies: US History Review
Supreme Court Cases For Dummies: US History Review - YouTube
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The Articles of Confederation Explained: U.S. History Review
▶ The Articles of Confederation Explained: U.S. History Review - YouTube
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High School Government Projects
Government Activities for High School
The legal status of marijuana has become a hot topic in the past few years, but I see that many teachers don't feel comfortable talking about the topic because they don't feel comfortable with the content. This FREE resource attempts to solve that problem by giving you a background in the legal statuses of marijuana throughout the United States and by introducing the relationship between state laws and the federal government. Federal, Social Studies Teacher, Teacher Pay Teachers, Medical Marijuana
The Social Studies Showroom
The legal status of marijuana has become a hot topic in the past few years, but I see that many teachers don't feel comfortable talking about the topic because they don't feel comfortable with the content. This FREE resource attempts to solve that problem by giving you a background in the legal statuses of marijuana throughout the United States and by introducing the relationship between state laws and the federal government.
Articles of Confederation Activities Articles, History Education, Political Cartoons
Articles of Confederation Activities
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Constitution Day Reading Activity
Constitution Day Reading Activity
the bill of rights worksheet is shown in red, white and blue colors
Illustrate the Bill of Rights | Worksheet | Education.com
Help your child learn about this important part of U.S. history and understand the rights he has as a citizen with this social studies worksheet.
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To Engage Them All
Bill of Rights activity
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The Bill of Rights Hand Game: US History Review
Great video on the History of voting! Devon, Middle School, Voting History, Presidential Election, Election Ideas
History of voting!
Great video on the History of voting!
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Presidents Day: The First Five Presidents
▶ Presidents Day Song: The First Five Presidents - YouTube
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The Bill of Rights Hand Game: US History Review
▶ The Bill of Rights Hand Game: US History Review - YouTube
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Duck for President -- Campaign Video
Duck for President -- Campaign Video.
a black and white poster with the words checks and balances
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Another characteristic of democracy involves the democratic value of checks and balances.
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Rights Rights Baby
▶ Rights Rights Baby - James Madison teaches some bored students about the Bill of Rights!
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Civics By Mnemonics
Young Historians are bombarded by strange terms in Civics class. Words like tyranny, autocracy, and incrimination can be hard to understand or define. UNLESS, you give them a fun and interesting way to make a connection. How can a T-Rex be a part of Civics curriculum?
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Five Ways to Teach the Constitution Through Current Events
Five Ways to Teach the Constitution Through Current Events New york times education
Three Branches of Government Worksheet- printable, use the Constitution to fill it out Teaching, Teaching Strategies
Three Branches of Government Worksheet
Three Branches of Government Worksheet- printable, use the Constitution to fill it out
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Forever in Fifth Grade
Freebie! Use this response worksheet after your students watch the "Too Late To Apologize" music video on YouTube. Your students will love this Revolutionary War adaptation of a popular song!
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How a bill becomes a law Board Game
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Leveling Up! My Hand At Gameification
Gameification in the middle school classroom!!! It's like class and a vide game... Score!
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Federalists vs Antifederalists
Federalists vs Antifederalists
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Five Economic Lessons Of The Hunger Games
Five Economic Lessons Of The Hunger Games - Forbes
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Losing the Bill of Rights - Great video showing kids the things that could happen if they lost the Bill of Rights. Organized playlist on YouTube
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SchoolHouse Rock - The Preamble
SchoolHouse Rock - The Preamble to the US Constitution - YouTube
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YouTube
One of my favs - American Revolution Animated Kids Lesson - No More Kings - Schoolhouse Rock
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The Power of Union is Strength - Crabs VS Ants VS Penguins Advertisement
Youtube video clips about the power of working together. {features crabs, ants, and penguins} Habit 6: Synergize