federalism

Curriculum Embedded Task
Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Vivian Masket
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History / Social Studies
Other
11
High (9-12)

This module serves as a case study within Unit 1 in the high school Civics course and focuses on these essential questions: "How did the founding of the U.S. government reflect the founders’ beliefs about power and authority? Does our current government still reflect these same beliefs?" The...

Curriculum Embedded Task
Educational Policy Improvement Center (EPIC)
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History / Social Studies
U.S. Government
11, 12
High (9-12)

Students write a 5 to 6 page paper analyzing the challenges of balancing power between the national and state governments inherent in federalism. Using the current issue of medical marijuana, students are asked to consider the distribution of power in the Constitution and relevant Supreme Court...

Complex Project
Summit Public Schools
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History / Social Studies
U.S. Government
11, 12
High (9-12)

This task asks students to write an argumentative essay about which level of government -- federal or state -- should have authority and power when making and executing laws related to a controversial issue.

Students will research an issue of their choice, write an argument in support of...