Lesson Plans

Print-and-go lesson plans make civic learning fun, relevant, and easy.

iCivics provides traditional paper lesson plans matched to state standards to meet the needs of classrooms across the nation. Our lessons include a variety of simulations, foldable activities, skits, vocabulary development, graphic organizers, and active participation opportunities, all with appropriate scaffolding. The readings and activities are written at a middle school reading level and have been used successfully in elementary school with heavier scaffolding and at the high school level with extension and deeper class discussion opportunities. Each lesson includes:

  • Teacher’s Guide that clearly states the objectives, timing, resources and steps needed to complete the lesson. Use the quick search tool on our website to find standards-matching information for your state.
  • Student reading and activity pages that focus on conveying difficult material in a way that’s interesting and accessible.
  • Teacher keys, supportive transparencies, and activity guides. (Some lessons may include PowerPoints.)

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Not sure how to best implement our Lesson Plans into your classroom? iCivics offers downloadable comprehensive guides, tips, and tricks for each of our resource guides to help facilitate a seamless experience.