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Do the midterm elections matter? – Lesson Plan

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By Stephanie Schragger, History teacher at St. Ann’s School Introduction Help students gain an understanding of midterm elections and to discuss the reasons why voter…read more

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How do we define terrorism? – Lesson Plan

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This lesson is adapted from Responding to Terrorism: Challenges for Democracy used with permission from Choices for the 21st Century Education Program, Watson Institute for…read more

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A picture is worth a thousand words – Lesson Plan

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By Shannon Sullivan, Arlington, Va. Subject(s) Art/Media Estimated Time Two class periods of 45 minutes, including one evening of homework Grade Level Grades 7-12 Objective…read more

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Speaker of the House John Boehner leaves the second House Republican Caucus meeting of the day during a rare New Year's Day session. Later that day he helped pass legislation to avert the "fiscal cliff".

Fall off a fiscal cliff, or navigate a fiscal slope? – Lesson Plan

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By Shannon Sullivan Subjects Economics, Mathematics, Language Arts Estimated Time Two Class Periods Plus Homework Grade Level Grades 9-12 Objective Students will: Review vocabulary related to…read more

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Understanding and hosting a post-presidential debate – Lesson Plan

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Subjects Law, Government, Civics Estimated Time Two class periods Grade Level 9-12th grade Objective The objectives of this lesson are analysis of campaign issues, and…read more

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