There’s no better time to spark students’ interest in government and politics than election season, when the political climate provides learning opportunities for students to see the real-world applications of class topics. Fostering students’ civic knowledge not only gives them context for world news, but ultimately turns young people into informed and engaged citizens who will effectively elicit change in their communities and beyond.
Whether you’re looking for politics and government lesson plans for high school, activities to supplement your high school civics curriculum, or current events projects to encourage student discussion, these resources will help you teach our future changemakers.
12 High School Civics Resources
From lessons on the structures and processes of the U.S. government to discussions on current events and social issues, spark student engagement in civics with these resources.
Resources on the U.S. Constitution and government functions
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