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Civic Knowledge and Action: Voter Registration

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
What does the data say? Using provided voter data from the 2016 presidential election, scholars describe the data and identify questions they could answer by analyzing it. Learners then construct tables and use them to determine whether...
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Protecting the Environment Through Civic Activism

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students discuss how to protect the environment through civic activism. They watch a video about someone who stood up to the government to protect the environment. They also identify something in their community that could be improved.
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Civic Engagement for Us?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students identify the different forms of civic engagement. They identify their responsibilities at the different levels of government. They also analyze young leaders running for office.
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Civics Review for Grade 3

For Teachers 3rd
In this civics review for grade 3 worksheet, 3rd graders answer 25 multiple choice questions about U.S. government in standardized test format.
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Personal and Civic Values in Islam

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners compare and contrast values expressed by contemporary Muslims to those expressed in the Quran. They link values expressed by contemporary Muslims to primary sources from early Islamic history and explain how these values relate...
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Personal and Civic Responsibility

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students identify the civic responsbilities of those living in a constitutional democracy. In groups, they brainstorm a list of those characteristics of a good citizen. They participate in various scenerios to identify the...
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Fractured Facts for Civics

For Students 9th
In this fractured facts for civics worksheet, 9th graders correct 24 sentences by replacing certain phrases if they are incorrect, but not all need to be corrected, answers are included.
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Civics: Assessment

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders consider their personal civic awareness. In this civics lesson, 12th graders take the provided test on special interest, groups, political parties, and media awareness in the United States.
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Do Something about... Voting/Civic Engagement

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss the role of citizens in a democracy. They study about the system of representation in a democracy and how holding a political office effects change. They examine social capital and how networking is a tool for civic action.
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Responsibility and the U.S. Constitution

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
When are responsibilities freely chosen, and when have they actually been imposed on us? Here you'll find a unique way to frame your class discussion on civic duty and responsibilities inherent in the United States Constitution.
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Fame, Fortune, and Philanthropy

For Teachers 6th - 8th
With your middle schoolers, develop concepts such as philanthropy, civic responsibility, community service, and common good. Discuss famous philanthropists and what we can each give of our time, talent and treasure to better our...
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For Teachers K - 12th
Examine citizenship and the rights and responsibilities that come along with it. Discuss civic values, compare requirements for citizenship today with those from 1896, and lead your students to create a country with its own citizenship...
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George Washington & Civic Virtue: The Necessary Elements of the Republic

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine the character of George Washington. In this George Washington activity, students read "Rules of Civility and Decent Behavior,"  Washington's First Inaugural Address, and his Farewell Address. Middle schoolers use...
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Government: Texans in Politics and Civic Duties

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine the influence of Texans in national politics. They interview adults about the importance of participating in civic affairs. Students create brochures with three true statements and one falsehood. They trade copies...
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Why Vote? A Public Awareness Campaign

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students examine the structure of local government and determine why citizens vote. In this civics lesson, students listen to a lecture about the structure of local government and then encourage others to exercise their right to vote.

Building Evidence-Based Arguments: "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you."

For Teachers 12th Standards
Do we have a civic duty to help people who are less fortunate? A thought-provoking resource challenges learners to think about topics such as relative and abject poverty, social responsibility, and charity versus philanthropy. After...
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Compulsory Voting

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Should voting in the United States be compulsory? In 2004, fewer than 60 percent of eligible voters cast ballots in the American national elections. After reviewing arguments for and against compulsory voting, your young citizens will...
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For Teachers 9th - 11th
The effect of imported goods on domestic producers is brought home in this economics lesson uses the shrimping industry of North Carolina as a model.
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Life for German Youth in the 1930s: Education, Propaganda, Conformity, and Obedience

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The German youth faced an onslaught of propaganda when they went to school, thanks to the Nazi regime led by Hitler during World War II. Pupils relate their education experiences to German youth by analyzing primary source readings,...
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January Civics and History Activity

For Students 5th - 10th
In this civics and history worksheet, students click on the links in the questions about civics and history to find the answers to the questions and then come back and answer the questions. Students answer 9 questions total.
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February Civics and History Activity

For Students 5th - 10th
In this civics and history activity, students research the internet to find the answers to the questions about civics and history. Students complete 16 questions total.
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Ch7 Civics Word Search Puzzle

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this chapter seven civics vocabulary terms worksheet, students review, explore and discuss twenty vocabulary terms associated with civics. Students find and circles those twenty terms in a word search puzzle.
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We the People…in the News

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners use the newspaper to explore the world around us, our past and our government. For this civics unit, students complete 40 different lessons in civic education using that day's newspaper to reinforce the concept being taught.
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Increasing Opportunities for Involvement

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Young scholars explore how opportunities for civic participation expanded during the first half of the 19th century including nominating conventions, expansion of the franchise and active campaigning. They use research materials, a...

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