Powers of Congress Classroom Quilt Activity (Quiz)

Powers of Congress Classroom Quilt Activity (Quiz)

Make the “Powers of Congress” come alive in your classroom with the fun and engaging activity. After a brief presentation of the Enumerated and Implied powers of Congress, each student will then create a “quilt” piece for one of the enumerated powers of Congress. They will present their assigned piece to the class and then hang it on the wall to create a classroom quilt. Product Includes: • Detailed Lesson Plans • 18-slide power point presentation and student directions • 20 quilt templates • Quiz: Powers of Congress (Key Included)
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Cold War - DBQ -Who Started the Cold War? Document Based Questions Writing Activity

Cold War - DBQ -Who Started the Cold War? Document Based Questions Writing Activity

This 8-page, common-core aligned DBQ will help students analyze the causes of the Cold War. Students will analyze several primary sources including famous speeches, political cartoons, maps and charts. Using evidence from the primary sources, students will then be asked to write a 5-paragraph-essay. Print and Google Docs included! A shorter version is also available where students will write only a paragraph. Sentence frames are included to help struggling writers. Primary Sources Included: Speeches from Winston Churchill, Truman, Marshall, Khrushchev, NATO and JFK Map of NATO and Warsaw Pact Political Cartoon Chart of ICBM Missiles * A handout, "How to Write a DBQ"is included!
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The Civil Rights Act of 1964 Jigsaw -  Print or Google Drive!

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 Jigsaw - Print or Google Drive!

In this student-centered activity students will analyze the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Students can work in groups, pairs or individually. A two-page analysis worksheet (both print and Google Drive) and the entire Civil Rights Act document is included. Perfect activity when teaching the Civil Rights Movement in your U.S. History class! Print or Google Drive!
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