Government Index


Unit: Introduction to American Government

Discussion Lesson - Shipwrecked

Web Lesson - The National Mall

  • Forrest, David A. A Trip to the Mall,

Web Activity - “What Do You Know about the US Government?

  • Mitchell, Travis. “What Do You Know about the U.S. Government?” Pew Research Center for the People and the Press, Pew Research Center for the People and the Press, 26 Apr. 2018,

Formative Content Assessment - Government


Formative Reading Skills Assessment - Government

Unit: Elections and Political Behavior

Diamond Ranking Discussion Activity - Presidential Priorities 

Web Resources on Elections and Political Behavior

  • Suh, Michael. “Political Typology Quiz.” Pew Research Center for the People and the Press, Pew Research Center for the People and the Press, 2 Dec. 2017,
  • Mitchell, Travis. “Nonpartisan, Non-Advocacy Public Opinion Polling and Demographic Research.” Pew Research Center, Pew Research Center, 20 Sept. 2018,
  • “America's Most Popular Voting Guide for Elections, Political Issues, Candidates, and Poll Data.” ISideWith,
  • Hunt, Albert, et al. “RealClearPolitics - Opinion, News, Analysis, Video and Polls.” Video | RealClearPolitics,
  • Jr., Perry Bacon, et al. “FiveThirtyEight.” FiveThirtyEight, FiveThirtyEight,
  • “2020 Presidential Election Interactive Map.” Split Electoral Votes in Maine and Nebraska,

Unit: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

A Silent Conversation

Unit: Senior Research Paper

Senior Research Paper

Writing an Introduction

Writing an introduction - Forrest handout pdf

Writing Strong Body Paragraphs

Making an Outline

Making a Works Cited Page

  • Staff, EasyBib. “The Free Automatic Bibliography Composer.” EasyBib, Chegg, 1 Jan. 2018,

Checking for Plagiarism

  • “Home.” Turnitin, Turnitin,

US Government Projects

Project Lesson - Infographic on Government Topics

  • Government Infographic - Forrest handout pdf
  • “Create Infographics, Presentations & Flyers | Piktochart.” Piktochart Infographics, Piktochart,

Project Lesson  - Union City Turns 50 Website

US Government Final Exam Reading

Dave's Government Webpages

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