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Mnemonic Devices for the Bill of Rights
Students create a mnemonic device to help others remember the amendments in the Bill of Rights. read more »
Generations Journal
Students will keep a historical “journal/diary” where they take on the persona of a person living in the various historical periods they study throughout the year. read more »
Authority in the News
Students will read newspaper articles and indentify the various sources of authority in each article. read more »
Meeting Authority Figures
This resource gives a few suggestions for connecting your students to authority figures in your community. read more »
Authority Figure Biography
Students will write a biography (book or poster) about an authority figure. read more »
Weekend with Wendell and Authority
The teacher will read Weekend with Wendel, by Kevin Henkes, and will discuss characters in the story who use power with authority and the characters who use power without authority. read more »
Current Events Collection Boards
Students construct a display of news articles categorized under concepts from Foundations of Democracy—authority, privacy, responsibility, justice. read more »
Digging into Social, Economic, and Political Issues with the City of Ember
Several activities are provided to help students delve into the political, social, and economic issues presented in the City of Ember. read more »
Preamble Current Events
Students identify current events to serve as examples of the role and responsibilities of government as listed in the Preamble. read more »
Four Square Literature Connections
Students will analyze reading selections and apply the four concepts in Foundations of Democracy- authority, privacy, responsibility, and justice. read more »
Pass the Story
Using vocabulary from any recent unit of study, students will tell a story as a class. read more »
Foundations of Democracy Presentation Panels
Students will create a four panel display based on the concepts of authority, privacy, responsibility, and justice. read more »
Dictator Hall of Shame
Students will read about several dictators and then compare and contrast dictatorships and democracy. read more »
School and Home Rules
Students will reflect on rules at home and school using what they have learned. read more »
Justice, Authority, Responsibility Links
A class paper chain grows as students exhibit positive behavior related to justice, authority, and responsibility. read more »
Shopping Bag Grab
Students learn the importance of choosing good leaders and making informed decisions. read more »
Responsibilities of a President
Students create a badge (like a scout badge) for each of the responsibilities belonging to the President. read more »
Foundations of Democracy Journal
This journal provides writing and drawing prompts and other activities for each of the Foundations of Democracy concepts. read more »
Foundations of Democracy Journal for Second Grade
This journal provides writing and drawing prompts, relevant vocabulary, and other activities for each of the Foundations of Democracy concepts. read more »