Analyze a complex set of ideas or sequence of events and explain how specific individuals, ideas, or events interact and develop over the course of the text.

Applying the Law Lesson Plan: Your Bill of Rights Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, students play a game called Your Bill of Rights, in which they run a law firm specializing in cases pertaining to the Bill of Rights. They challenge is ...

Persuade a Jury: We the Jury Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, students play a game called We the Jury, in which they take on the role of a juror in a civil case. Their challenge is to analyze the evidence and use i...

Run a County Lesson Plan: Counties Work Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, students play a game called Counties Work, in which they play the role of county official, helping fellow citizens while managing taxes and local emerge...

Making a Difference Lesson Plan: Activate

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, students play Activate, a game in which they take on the role of citizens making positive changes in their communities. After selecting an issue, they t...

Balancing the Federal Budget Lesson Plan: People’s Pie Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, students play a game called People's Pie that challenges them to balance the federal budget. Students must fund important government programs without se...

Digital Citizenship Lesson Plan: Digital Compass

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, features the innovative game Digital Compass, in which players explore how decisions they make in their digital lives affect other aspects of their lives. ...

Reducing the National Debt Lesson Plan: The Fiscal Ship Game

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, features the game The Fiscal Ship, from our partners the Hutchins Center at Brookings and the Serious Games Initiative at the Woodrow Wilson Center. The ga...

Henry Hudson Lesson Plan: Were His Explorations Successful?

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 5-12, students use BrainPOP resources to investigate the life, accomplishments, and legacy of English explorer Henry Hudson....

Constitutional Law Lesson Plan: Do I Have a Right? Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, students use BrainPOP resources, include the game Do I Have a Right? to explore constitutional law and citizens' rights. Students learn to identify whet...

Greek Gods Lesson Plan: Learning About Greek Mythology

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 5-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the gods and goddesses of Greek mythology who were also later worshipped, though renamed by, the Roma...