Remote Learning Toolkit For Educators


Explore our free, easy-to-use games and lesson plans (ideal for Google Classroom, Nearpod, and more!) that will help you prioritize civic learning and keep your students engaged in a remote classroom.

iCivics Games

Put students into action with civics games. All games can be played in 30-45 minutes.
Immigration Nation Guide newcomers through the path to citizenship.
Do I Have a Right? Run a law firm and test your knowledge of constitutional rights.
Win the White House Run your own presidential campaign!
Do I Have a Right? Run a law firm and test your knowledge of constitutional rights.
Cast Your Vote Election Day is coming, are you prepared to vote?
NewsFeed Defenders Fight hidden ads, viral deception, and false reporting as a NewsFeed Defender!
Immigration Nation Guide newcomers through the path to citizenship.
Do I Have a Right? Run a law firm and test your knowledge of constitutional rights.
Cast Your Vote Election Day is coming, are you prepared to vote?
Win the White House Run your own presidential campaign!
Branches of Power Learn to control all three branches of the U.S. government!
Court Quest Navigate our court system and guide citizens to the right place.

Weekly Planners

Pair structured activities with iCivics games to keep your students learning.

Game Odyssey

The iCivics Game Odyssey, built for Google Classroom, turns our free online games into an exciting quest for civics knowledge. Your students can play their way through a series of games each week, claim badges, share their successes, and learn important civics lessons on the journey to becoming a Civic Boss.



Lesson Plans

You can use Kami to assign iCivics lessons to students who are learning remotely. Students will be able to use Kami’s interactive tools to complete it and submit the assignment back to you. Choose from the lessons below to get started with Kami.
Citizen Me

Students learn that they are citizens at many levels of society — home, school, city, state, and nation — and create a graphic organizer that diagrams rights and responsibilities at these different levels of citizenship.

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The Fourth Branch: You!

Young people may not feel like they are part of the government, but they are! In this lesson, students learn how citizens influence government and measure the impact of their "citizen power" on each of our three branches.

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Amendment Mini-Lesson

Looking for a fun and easy way to help students learn or review their individual rights? This mini-lesson highlights the Constitution's amendments and new artwork from one of our fondest games Do I Have a Right?

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Get Counted! (The U.S. Census)

What do you know about the U.S. Census? How does it affect your community? Are you prepared to be counted? Learn the who, what, when, where, why and how of the census in this lesson about the importance of being counted.

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Anatomy of the Constitution

This lesson gives an article-by-article overview of the structure and function of the U.S. Constitution. Students learn about the duties and powers of the three branches, the amendment process, and the role of the Constitution as the supreme law of the land.

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You've Got Rights!

(This lesson was formerly "Bill of Rights: You Mean I've Got Rights?") Students learn about the rights guaranteed by the Bill of Rights and other important constitutional amendments.

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Congress in a Flash! Need to teach the legislative branch in a hurry? This lesson is designed to cover the basics in a single class period. Students learn what Congress is, what the Constitution says about the legisl...
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For The President, All In A Day's Work Students learn the primary responsibilities of the president and how those duties connect to the powers the Constitution grants to the Executive Branch. Students also learn about the types of iss...
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Constitutional Principles (HS)

View the Constitution from the perspective of its foundational principles. Consider the Founders' intentions and the Constitution itself as you discover how the constitutional principles are critical to a free society.

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Changing the Constitution (HS)

Learn how the Constitution has changed over time and what methods created those changes. Analyze specific examples of change including amendments, Supreme Court decisions, and legislation.

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Mini-lesson: Gerrymandering (HS)

Students try their hand at a simplified districting exercise and learn about the common gerrymandering practices of packing and cracking districts. Students then explore the media’s traditional roles as gatekeeper, agenda setter, and watchdog in a news literacy-related activity!

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Cabinet Building The president isn’t alone when it comes to the day to day work of the Executive Branch. This lesson takes a look at the history of the presidential cabinet, how the cabinet is built through the...
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Free Online Course: iCivics & Study Edge AP® U.S. Government & Politics

Your students can for the AP® U.S. Government and Politics Exam at home using our online, on-demand course, created in partnership with Study Edge. The course includes more than 50 tutor videos and accompanying study guides that break down all of the essential content of the AP GoPo course.

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