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Seven engaging civics lesson plans

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Looking for classroom resources for the 2020 elections? Check out these 7 videos on key issues like political parties, voting rights, media bias and the importance of local & state elections. Continue reading

Fun facts about Clinton and Trump – Lesson Plan

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Here’s some information on where the candidates stand on the issues as well as some fun facts you probably didn’t know. Continue reading

Trump picks Indiana Governor Mike Pence as running mate

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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump chose Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his vice president, despite the two disagreeing on a number of political and social issues. Pence has served as governor of Indiana since 2012, and a member of the U.S. House of Representatives for 12 years. Continue reading

Who said it? Presidential candidates’ quotes activity

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Start your class off with this fun election activity! Using PBS’ Election Central interactive map, students can test their knowledge of candidates’ policy stances by matching quotes with the candidate who they think said it. Continue reading

Democrats square off in third presidential debate

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Both domestic and foreign affairs played a role in the Democrat’s last presidential debate of 2015. Continue reading

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