Lesson Plans

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Voting in the Midterms 2018
by Maria Gallo - Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 1:11 PM

All elections are important, however, midterm election tend to be overlooked.   CCE had developed a brand new lesson on the topic of midterm election. Please feel free to download this lesson at the link below


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Federalism Yarn Activity
by Patience LeBlanc - Monday, October 8, 2018, 12:29 PM

Back by popular demand, I have attached the Federalism Yarn Activity lesson plan to this new discussion topic. Thanks to Texas Law-Related Education and Janie Worst for writing up the directions.  Hope others have fun with this creative way to teach Federalism and the powers of government.

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Independent Study Menu Boards for differentiation
by Patience LeBlanc - Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 7:42 PM

The independent study program allows students, in a survey class, to dig deeper into the historical content through research and presentation. In order to qualify, students must score 90 or above on a pre-assessment. Using the concept of menu boards, students choose topics and projects that ...

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Supreme Court in Practice
by anonfirstname228 anonlastname228 - Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 6:32 PM

Looking to help student experience what it would be like to argue a Supreme Court case?  Check out this Supreme Court Simulation lesson. It includes links to sample cases from www.oyez.org 

Sample cases shown in the lesson include:  Fredrick v. Morse and Safford Unified School District v. Redding 

Unit 4, Lesson 25

(Edited by Patience LeBlanc - original submission Sunday, March 5, 2017, 12:40 PM)

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The Evolution of the Power of the Presidency
by anonfirstname176 anonlastname176 - Sunday, March 5, 2017, 12:27 PM

For the JMLP booster in Chicago this March, I outlined a unit plan for how to engage students in discussion about executive power.