Lots of activities for the State of the Union
Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) worked to advance civil rights in the United States and around the world. That was his dream. What's yours? Here's an easy and meaningful activity for school or home - a great opportunity for students to envision their “dreams
Digital version of Washington Post free!
Resources about Trump Executive Order on Immigration
Your Election 2016 Toolkit! Your source for Election 2016 resources and activities for K-12 teachers and students.
Video links, activities and resources for watching debates!
Watch the political conventions to learn about the candidates - and LOTS more!
Celebrate Memorial Day by learning!
Students read, think, decide, and take action in Election 2016
Educational resources for Iowa Caucus
Simple, adaptable, and highly useful guides from Library of Congress
What are the steps in a presidential election?
Teaching with Historic Places offers lesson plans that use historic sites to explore history and lots more!
Get ready to learn, think, decide, and act! Educates students about government, democracy, reading and analyzing info, the election process, making decisions, citizenship, and more!
Great resources on landmark cases including Marbury v Madison, Brown v Board of Education and more
A great resource for historical footage dating back to 1895
A collection of civic literacy resources for learning about the Charleston shootings and resulting actions
Did you know the New York Times has a treasure trove of lesson plans for teachers?
Supreme Court reviews Affordable Care Act - a good opportunity to explore healthcare law and the 3 branches of government
Learning about foreign diplomacy and current issues
Search and compare newspaper front pages for current and historic events
Attack on Pearl Harbor - a compelling history lesson rich with civic and news literacy
Election Day's not the end of your role as an active citizen...it is the beginning!
Get ready to learn about elections, voting, government and more! Educates students about democracy, reading and analyzing info, the election process, making decisions, citizenship, and more!
Highlight the public issue of distracted driving (especially texting while driving) and help students learn about roles of government, legislative process, leadership, civic participation and other topics.
Check the facts like an expert!
Take a Liberty Walk for Meck Dec Day!
Editorial cartoons are a great classroom tool - Charlotte Observer's Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Kevin Siers and other resources
The mystery of flight 370 offers rich opportunities for classroom discussion and critical thinking.
The 2014 Winter Olympics take place in Sochi, Russia in February. Here are a few resources to help students to build civic literacy while following this exciting global event.
Simple steps for reading and analyzing information including public policies, community issues, government actions and more.
Looking for digital tools to help your students learn about current - and historic - events? Use newspapers! Many great educational tools are offered online.
Wonder how different countries define the rights of citizens, or the voting process? Explore the world's constitutions with Constitute!
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