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19 resources with the concept the legislative process

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National Constitution Center: Hall Pass Videos

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
The National Constitution Center offers this collection of informative and entertaining videos intended to start conversations and develop critical thinking skills. Viewers learn about the rights granted by the constitution, about the...
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iCivics: Mini Media Literacy Library

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Designed for the high school classroom, the  mini-lessons in this collection combine studies of the United States government with news literacy skills. Each lesson includes a civics reading, a news literacy feature, and a news literacy...
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Critiquing Hate Crimes Legislation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The high school instructional activity explores what hate crimes are and how the government has responded to those crimes. Academics read legislation, analyze political cartoons, and complete hands-on-activities to understand what...
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Balance of Power Between Congress and the President

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Three branches of government help create a system of checks and balances. A helpful resource provides a series of articles regarding the balance of power between the legislative and executive branches of government. Historians answer...
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For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What's it like to be a senator or member of the House of Representatives? Using a video game simulation, learners discover what it is like to craft and pass legislation from its idea through conference committee. Pop ups and annotation...
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The Legislative Branch

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
A visit to Washington, DC inspired Congressman John Lewis; a video visit to Congress and the Constitutional Convention just might inspire your learners. Using an intriguing video, viewers learn why and how the Founding Fathers created a...
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Mini-Lesson: Congressional Committees

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How exactly do both houses of Congress come to a formal decision on an issue? Scholars research the use of congressional committees as part of the legislative process. By using current events to analyze information, they see the role...
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County Solutions Step Six: Real World Policies

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How can understanding government regulations help your class to comprehend real-world policies? Resource exercises include a warm-up activity, a graphic organizer, case studies, and analysis questions. The lesson plan finishes with a...
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Educating About Immigration The DREAM Act

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Group members role play state legislators, supporters of and opponents to the The DREAM Act (Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors). After listening to the arguments put forth for and against the immigration legislation,...
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"Let us Reason Together" Lyndon Johnson, Master Legislator

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the contributions of Lyndon B. Johnson. In this congress lesson, students listen to their instructor lecture on the prowess of Lyndon B. Johnson's legislative skills. High schoolers respond to discussion questions...
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Legislators and Representation - Executive, Federal and Interest Group Relations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the interaction between the legislature and other governmental institutions. They watch videos exploring the relationship between the state legislature and two government institutions, and the role of lobbyists on...
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How Laws are Made

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Young scholars simulate the legislative process. In this British Parliament lesson, students discover the steps of the legislative process as they propose mock bills and attempt to make them laws.
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Your Turn to Vote

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the legislative process. In this Congress lesson, students consider the functions of Congressional committees as they participate in a simulation that requires them to experience the decision-making process that...
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How a Bill Becomes a Law (The Legislative Process)

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore how a bill becomes a law. In this American Government lesson, 11th graders collaborate with a small group to create a game board that explains the legislative process. Students create flash cards of key...
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From A Bill To A Law

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Learners read about and discuss how a bill becomes a law and then propose a law themselves. In this law lesson plan, students learn legislative vocabulary and then brainstorm a law a write a letter proposing that law.
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The Stages of a Bill Through Parliament

For Students 7th - 10th
In this legislative process worksheet, students read 9 steps and arrange them in chronological order to reflect the steps that bills in Parliament must go through to be made into law.
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How a Bill Becomes a Law: The Journey of a Bill

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Learners examine the legislative process at the federal and state levels. In this legislative branch lesson plan, students watch a video regarding the journey of a bill to become a law. Learners discuss the process and use the provided...
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Canine Legislation

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students assess the legislative process that directly affects dogs. They are presented with several situations involving dog-related problems in the community. They brainstorm why dog laws are so important. In addition, they are also...
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Citizen Involvement In the Legislative Process

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students engage in a lesson plan which can be adapted to a simulation, emphasizing citizens' contributing to the legislative process. They gain a better understanding of how the legislative process works.