This notebook is complete with multiple sections for students to write notes, vocabulary, examples, and activities. The notebook is designed by learners of many different intelligences and include writing, artistic, research, and creative activities to reach all types of learners. Included within this product is a notes section for students to record important content for the subject matter. Also included is a research component in which students will research examples of the forms of government. A vocabulary section is included and a short project in which students will create their own unique government and piece of propaganda.
This handout includes a graphic organizer categorizing the actions of the British before the American Revolution and also the reactions of the American colonists in regards to the Sugar Act, the Stamp Act, the Boston Massacre, the Boston Tea Party, and the Intolerable Acts. The second page includes a cause and effect activity about the Intolerable Acts. Also included within the document are response questions to assess student knowledge and learning. This is a perfect activity to complete in class with students or to assign for homework.
This powerpoint presentation is comprised of 11 slides with specific examples of various forms of government. The presentation presents information on many different types of government from democracy to totalitarian. The powerpoint includes pictures, links to websites, real life examples, historical examples, and links to videos on other websites providing real life examples to use in the classroom with students.
This document includes 12 short answer/extended response questions about the process of a bill becoming a law in the United States government. This is a good quick assessment to use with students in a Government or Social Studies course.
This document provides directions for a group project in which students will write their own Bill according to the process used in the United States government. This document is perfect for an introduction and is by no means an exhaustive look at the legislative process of the U.S. or of American politics. This is a basic project perfect to use in younger grades or to give a base knowledge of the legislative process. Document does include an example related to the 2015-2016 school year but this can be easily edited.
This product is a great resource to use for an American Revolution and/or Foundation of U.S. Government unit. Within this document, students will create 6 tasks that show aspects of the creation of the United States leading up to and including the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. These tasks will help students to better understand the ideas behind the Declaration of Independence and why the American colonies revolted against the British.
This product is an Anti-Bullying Contract that teachers can use in the classroom to discuss bullying, reduce bullying, and encourage students to behave appropriately in class. This resource includes blank spaces for students names and signatures. It is customizable so that teachers may add the classroom name or the name of the school. The resources could also be customized to include the signature of a parent. This is a good resource to use if bullying is a problem in your school because it can be utilized to hold students responsible for their actions.
One page document designed to be used in a high school American Government class. Syllabus of class procedures and synapse of material to be learned. Also includes suggested grade weights. Not included is course calendar or list of assignments.
This product includes various activities for students to complete that encourage thought and research about how citizens can be involved in the government and the methods that a citizen can use to change or influence the government. This packet includes a student demonstration in which students must find current events that show how people are involved with the government. It includes a current events graphic organizer. A vocabulary handout that can be modified for notes, and also a peer review for the student demonstration mentioned above. Multiple activities included.
This document includes an Exit Slip about Feudal Japan. Three questions are included in the Exit Slip. Two copies are on each page ready to be cut. The exit slip is a good resource to use after lessons on Feudal Japan including Hierarchy and Social Classes.
This activity explains ideas behind the Declaration of Independence through creation of a personal declaration. This document includes step by step instructions and response questions for students to answer as they create their own personal Declaration of Independence.
This document includes questions to be used after showing the documentary "The One Percent" The questions are extended response questions to assess student understanding and encourage extended thinking.
This document is perfect to use as a homework assignment, assessment, or quiz when teaching a unit about Feudal Japan. The document includes vocabulary, extended response questions, social hierarchy pyramid, product creation (student task for creating poster). The document can be modified for numerous uses.
This webquest is a great resource to use when teaching a unit on financial literacy and borrowing money/debt. This online activity includes a link to an online version of the document that can easily be printed or typed onto by students. The web quest guides students through a variety of websites about loans, borrowing money, and debt. Good resource to use for an independent student activity.
In this document, students will create their own unique government/country. Students will be guided through the process of creating unique economies, class systems, legislatures, court systems, and many more aspects of a country. This document includes examples and definitions of important terms and vocabulary that will be used throughout the activity. The activity also includes directions for the the creation of a piece of propaganda supporting your newly created country. This activity is designed to be used for multiple grades and skill levels.
This comprehensive lesson plans explains the roles of citizens in the United States government and how they can exercise their Constitutional rights and responsibilities. The lesson focuses on the creation of student made skits that portray a right that citizens of the United States have. These are rights/responsibilities that all citizens posses in the United States (ex. voting, being fiscally responsible, providing a public service, serving on juries, etc.) The lesson includes a very detailed step by step plan on our to implement the lesson, learning goals and objectives, assessments, time management suggestions, materials needed, Ohio Content Standards. The lesson plan also includes a separate response document that students should complete at the conclusion of the lesson to show understanding of the material.
This product is a PowerPoint presentation about Interest Groups and Lobbying in the government of the United States. The product includes easy to understand text and graphics. This is an ideal resource to use when lecturing and for student notes. I recommend using this as a base of knowledge and building off of the information provided. The Powerpoint includes 10 slides of information and 1 slide of interesting internet links.
This study guide is comprised of a chart that lists various forms of government (democracy, republic, autocracy, dictatorship, etc.) and important information about each of the forms of government. Information contains examples, definitions, and study material. Important information is highlighted. The document is designed to be used after teaching a unit on forms of government or as a set of notes.
This handout includes instructions and a live link to an online redistricting/gerrymandering game that students can play. The document also include prior knowledge questions to be answered before playing the game. The handout includes response questions related directly to the game and redistricting. This is a great resource to use when teaching gerrymandering and provides students with a hands-on opportunity to gerrymander themselves.
This document has students examine whether their beliefs align with Democratic values, Republican values, or both. They must analyze specific issues that are controversial and frequently debated in our society. A chart is used to plot students beliefs and they may analyze how those beliefs align with today's political parties in the United States.
This Study Guide is a great resource to use for teachers reviewing The Bill of Rights with students. This product is designed for student independent work. The resource includes important vocabulary terms, a chart for the Bill of Rights amendments, and also extended response questions. Teachers can use to review material for an assessment or to guide their teaching for a Bill of Rights Unit.