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Ayiti Essential Questions

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What characterizes civilization and what enables it to flourish? What is the impact of society on the life of the individual, and what is the impact of the individual on society? How ...
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Branches of Power Social Studies Game: Tips and Tricks

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Allotting Students Time for Branches of Power: Branches of Power social studies game takes approximately 30-40 minutes to play. NOTE: Once the game officially after 30 minutes, learners will have the...

U.S. Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Powers Lesson Plan: Branches of Government Game

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use a free online game to sort  sort the three branches of government : Legislative, Executive, and Judicial. Students then extend the...
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Branches of Government Civics Game

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Visit the lesson ideas page to find resources for Branches of Government, a free online social studies and civics game....
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Election-Themed Games from iCivics: On The Ballot

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These election-themed games have just what you need to teach your students about the path to becoming president. Our friends at iCivics join us for this hour-long webinar to discuss the fabulous teac...
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Make President’s Day POP with GameUp and the Mixer!

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Between the State of the Union address, the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address and President's Day, there's a reason that our February Spotlight is US Presidents! Between GameUp, the Mixer a...
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Win The White House Game Play Strategies

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These Win The White House Game Play Strategies can help students to keep a close eye on the map while battling over electoral votes and popular support. The electoral college is a tricky concept to un...
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Preparing to Play Supreme Decision

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Make sure learners have the background knowledge when preparing to play Supreme Decision. Students should know: What the Constitution and the First Amendment are The job of the Supreme Court, ...
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Law Craft Game Play Strategies

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Activating Prior Knowledge: Students can play and learn from the Law Craft game without any pre-teaching. However, they may get more out of the game if they have some background knowledge and game pl...
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Executive Command Game Play Strategies

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Gaining the Support of Congress: The game play strategies key to the Executive Command game is to focus on winning support from Congress for the President’s signature issue that was chosen in the...