Mission US: A Cheyenne Odyssey – Social Studies Lesson Plan

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In this social studies lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 5-9, students will use BrainPOP resources (including a Cheyenne Odyssey online game) to explore how the lives of the Cheyenne American...

Government Functions Lesson Plan: Checks and Balances Game

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In this checks and balances lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, student explore the functions of each branch of the U.S. government. Students use an online interactive game to review how t...
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Essential Questions: LawCraft Social Studies Game

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What fundamental beliefs about rights and responsibilities are evident in the laws our country has passed? How do citizens (individually and collectively) influence laws and government? ...

Fed Chairman Tips and Tricks

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Top Tips for the Fed Chairman Game: Inflation can be lowered when the federal funds are set higher, but this will also temporarily increase unemployment. Unemployment rates can be lowere...
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Executive Command Essential Questions

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How and why are governments established? What are the potential advantages and disadvantages of the checks and balances system? What are the benefits and problems of being in charge of the exec...
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Executive Command Game Trailer

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Check out this thirty second Executive Command game trailer video from Filament to see the game in action!...

Court Quest Essential Questions

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How does our country's court system affect the lives of citizens? What are the rights and responsibilities of being a citizen? What are the rights and responsibilities of citizenship in a democ...
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Court Quest Game Trailer

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Check out this thirty second Court Quest game trailer video from Filament to see the game in action!...

Court Quest Teaching Strategies

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Allotting Time for Court Quest: Plan on approximately 15-30 minutes of play time, depending on the learner’s reading speed and selection of timed or casual modes. Court Quest as an Individual or G...
Argument Wars Social Studies Game

Argument Wars Social Studies Game: Essential Questions

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What characterizes civilization and what enables it to flourish? What is the purpose of government/the court system? Is it ever okay to break the law? Talk with students about these essentia...