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9/11 and Civil Liberties
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This lesson explores the challenges the United States faced as a result of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, and examines the governmentâ"s response through the lens of protection and civil liberties. Students will consider the balance between security and liberty in the United States.

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Social Science
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Center for Civic Education
Date Added:
09/12/2022
American Founders and Constitution Month Constitutional Fitness
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This is an optional program for use by Utah LEAs, schools, and teachers to observe Founders Month and Consitution Day. It aligns with and supports mastery of many Utah Core Social Studies Standards in grade K-5. Standards alignment is provided, along with resources for possible use.

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History
Social Studies
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment
Lesson Plan
Student Guide
Unit of Study
Author:
JoAnna
Date Added:
08/18/2023
Bill of Rights
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Students will investigate one of the amendments to the Constitution to find out how it was important for the time, how it protects citizens and how it applies to our current needs.Enduring Understanding:The U.S. Constitution reflects our national beliefs about people, rights, and government.

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Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
01/14/2022
The Constitution for Kids: Kindergarten through 3rd Grade
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This webpage explains the basics of the U.S. Constitution at a lower elementary level. It includes the following sections: Basics, History, Bill of Rights, Making Changes, How It All Works. The page does have advertisements as well, so it is best used as a teacher resource.

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History
Social Science
Social Studies
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
The U.S. Constitution On-Line
Provider Set:
The Constitution for Kids
Date Added:
01/03/2023
Declaration of Independence
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Since 2005, the "Past and Present" podcast from Colonial Williamsburg has taken you behind the scenes to meet interpreters, chefs, tradesmen, musicians, historians, curators, and more. We offer two versions of our podcast: one that's audio-only and one that includes a slideshow. In this episode: Hear the Declaration of Independence read in its entirety by renowned Thomas Jefferson interpreter Bill Barker.

Subject:
Social Science
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Simulation
Provider:
Colonial Williamsburg
Date Added:
09/13/2022
Discover the U.S. Capitol  -  Student Activity Guide
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With engaging activities related to locations in the Capitol as well as American history in general, Discover the U.S. Capitol is intended for upper-level elementary-school-aged students who can use it before or after they visit the Capitol.

Subject:
History
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Date Added:
08/11/2022
Elementary Curriculum I: Colonial America to Reconstruction -- US Constitution
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Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History provides elementary lesson plans, student activity sheets and professional development for teachers centered on American History. This unit is focused on the US Constitution.

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Social Science
Social Studies
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Unit of Study
Provider:
Gilder-Lehrman Institute
Date Added:
11/09/2023
Executive Command
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In this interactive game, students experience the decisions that have to be made by the President of the United States. Ever wanted to be President for a day? In Executive Command, you can be President for four years! Try to accomplish what you set as your agenda while facing the challenges and responsibilities that crop up along the way. Being commander-in-chief and chief executive is no easy job! See how you do!

Subject:
Social Science
Social Studies
Material Type:
Game
Provider:
ICivics
Date Added:
11/09/2023
Mr. Madison Needs Some Help
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In this lesson, students meet James Madison as he is working on the Bill of Rights and assist him in deciding the most important rights to include. Access to this resource requires a free educator login.

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History
Social Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Teach Democracy
Date Added:
05/10/2024
People's Pie
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In this interactive game, students experience the decisions that have to be made by the Executive Branch of the U.S. Government. People's Pie is a balancing act! You must fund important programs without setting tax rates too high or borrowing too much money. To succeed, you must keep your residents happy and avoid a burdensome national debt. Are you ready for a piece of People’s Pie?

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Social Science
Social Studies
Material Type:
Game
Provider:
ICivics
Date Added:
11/09/2023
The Preamble to the US Constitution, the Pledge of Allegiance, and the Declaration of Independence
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This unit is part of Gilder Lehrman’s series of Common Core State Standards–based teaching resources. These units were developed to enable students to understand, summarize, and analyze original texts of historical significance. Through a step-by-step process, students will acquire the skills to analyze any primary or secondary source material.

Subject:
History
Social Science
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Date Added:
05/10/2024
The Sound of Battle: CW’s Fifes and Drums
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Since 2005, the "Past and Present" podcast from Colonial Williamsburg has taken you behind the scenes to meet interpreters, chefs, tradesmen, musicians, historians, curators, and more. We offer two versions of our podcast: one that's audio-only and one that includes a slideshow. In this episode: The piercing fife, the thundering drum: both can be heard over the din of battle, making them a crucial means of communication for commands like parley, cease fire, and retreat. How does this combination work?

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Social Science
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Colonial Williamsburg
Date Added:
09/13/2022
Stepping Stones to the White House: Visual Artifacts from the Life and Presidency of Barack Obama
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In this lesson, students examine key events from the life of former President Barack Obama in order to understand the "stepping stones" that led him to become the first Black president of the United States. Access to this resource requires a free educator login.

Subject:
History
Social Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Teach Democracy
Date Added:
05/10/2024
The Supreme Court
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The purpose of this lesson is to help students understand the original purpose and powers of the Supreme Court according to the Constitution. Students will learn the Supreme Court’s role in preserving the U.S. Constitution and the balance of power it creates. In this lesson, students will learn about the powers of the Supreme Court according to the Constitution through a guided hidden message activity and vocabulary lesson. An extension activity links this understanding of the Court to the development of judicial review in Marbury v. Madison.

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History
Social Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
ConSource
Date Added:
05/10/2024
Thinking Through Timelines: Creating the Constitution (Lesson Plan)
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A Short Activity for Third Grade
Question: Why do we celebrate Constitution Day?
Note: The "Thinking Through Timelines: Creating the Constitution" Powerpoint, also available in eMedia, was created to accompany this lesson plan.

Subject:
Social Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Primary Source
Provider:
University of Central Florida
Date Added:
11/09/2023
Thinking Through Timelines: Creating the Constitution (PowerPoint)
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A Short Activity for Third Grade
Question: Why do we celebrate Constitution Day?
Note: The "Thinking Through Timelines: Creating the Constitution" lesson plan, also available in eMedia, was created to accompany this PowerPoint.

Subject:
Social Science
Material Type:
Primary Source
Provider:
University of Central Florida
Date Added:
11/09/2023
The Tired King: The Three Branches of Government
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In this lesson, students are introduced to the three functions of government (legislative, judicial, and executive) through a story about an overworked king who must handle all the tasks of government. Next, students are given descriptions of the three functions of government and asked to match tasks to departments (lawmakers, executives, and judges). Finally, students create job descriptions for lawmakers, executives, and judges. Access to this resource requires a free educator login.

Subject:
History
Social Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Teach Democracy
Date Added:
05/10/2024
Visitor from Outer Space: Our Rights and Freedoms
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In this lesson, students decide which of the rights included in the Constitution’s Bill of Rights they value the most. First, students discuss the basic rights of all Americans. Next, they read a short story (or watch a video) about a hypothetical alien creature that takes over the world. The creature is not totally hostile and will allow humans to keep five rights. Finally, students work in small groups to prioritize the five basic rights they find important and report back their findings. Access to this resource requires a free educator login.

Subject:
History
Social Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Teach Democracy
Date Added:
05/10/2024