Category Archives: Civics

The Bill of Rights

Read the United States Bill of Rights, which was proposed by James Madison.  Older students may find the Bill of Rights in its original form here. Younger students may read the amendments using  Fact Monster. Select three of the first ten amendments … Continue reading

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2012 Kids Voting Mock Presidential Election

  Students across the Tampa Bay area will be participating in Kids Voting USA.  Voting will take place using the DoubleClick Democracy online voting system.  Voting opens on October 29 and ends November 6.  Results are expected to be posted online … Continue reading

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Democracy Kids

Democracy Kids is an interactive website that presents information on Legislators and Congress.  The site is colorful and user friendly, providing information in an easy to understand format. How does government affect our lives?  How can we make a difference? … Continue reading

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Lit2Go: Civil Rights

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” Declaration of Independence Up from … Continue reading

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Civics Education

Public education must be certain all students understand their rights and responsibilities of being an American citizen. Civics lessons are included in classrooms K-12 and include teaching students to respect the rights of others, to obey rules and laws and to … Continue reading

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Constitution Day Poster Design Contest

Constitutionfacts.com is a national sponsor of the Fifth Annual GovDoc Kids Group U.S. Constitution Day Poster Contest for students, an international contest promoted exclusively through the Internet. To compete, the contest invites K-12 entrants (including homeschoolers) to celebrate Constitution Day (Sept. … Continue reading

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Introduction to Florida NGSSS in Civics – May 2011

The Online May Introduction to the Florida NGSSS Civics Standards class is open for enrollment. This course introduces K-12 teachers to the Florida Next Generation Sunshine State Standards in Civics.  Participants will be provided with an overview of civics education … Continue reading

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