Lessons for 7th Grade

There are 3 lessons available that were designed for 7th grade.

From Center for Civic Education

Grades 7-8
The federal system and the role of federal vs. state governments.
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From Constitutional Rights Foundation

Rome: Republic to Empire
This lesson links the content standards of 6th grade History-Social Science with our U.S. Constitution. It provides a reading on Roman kings, the republic, and the end of the republic for 6th grade. The application activity has students role play members of a congressional committee deciding if a new amendment should be added to the U.S. Constitution. (From CityYouth, Ancient History)
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The Federalist Papers
This lesson provides a reading on the Federalist Papers and engages students in a role play and discussion activity focusing on issues that surrounded the adoption of the Constitution. (From Project History)
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