American Government/Civic Education, Wow! Incredible Websites
- Would you like to learn about our country's most important document ever written? Would you like to learn about the signers of that important document? Would you like to go back in time and sign you name to that important document, then visit this website NOW!
- Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids provides learning tools for K-12 students, parents, and teachers. These resources will teach how our government works, the use of the primary source materials of GPO access, and how one can use GPO Access to carry out their civic responsibilities.
- This is a great website for teachers. In addition to information about the Constitution, there are free resources that will help your students interact with the Constitution and take the work out of classroom preparation for you.
- A directory of information concerning California's judicial branch. Check out the Civics Education Section which features educational resources and materials for teaching and learning about the judicial branch.
- Learning about the federal government doesn't have to be boring. Congress for Kids gives you access to interactive, fun-filled experiences designed to help you learn about the foundation of our federal government and how its actions affect you.
- Constitution Day commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution by thirty-nine brave men on September 17, 1787, recognizing all who, are born in the U.S. or by naturalization, have become citizens. This website provides information about the Constitution, its amendments, and the Founding Fathers.
- This is another website from the National Archives website called Docs Teach. You will find historical documents as well as activities that are interactive and will help your "history" student acquire knowledge
- iCivics prepares young Americans to become knowledgeable, engaged 21st century citizens by creating free and innovative educational games & materials
- This website gives you access to the National Archives Building in Washington DC. This is a great resource for teachers and high school students who are need of research material, such as photos, documents, letters, etc. Enter the lives of our Founding Fathers by looking at the documents that they gave to us.
- This PDF file is a worksheet that you could use in helping students (upper elementar - high school) analyze political cartoons. It's a form that can be filled out, saved on the computer, and then printed out.
- This is the official website of the White House. This site provides information about the most recognize home in the world. You will find information about pending legislation, photos, cabinet positions, past Presidents and the First Ladies, podcasts, and much more.