Weekly Planners

Just like you, we’re taking this one week at a time. Here are some structured activities to help you keep your kids entertained and learning. We will share new planners here at the start of each week.

This Week's Planner at a Glance
Government: A Team Sport
Learn about our three branches of government and how they work together to pass and interpret laws.
3-5
days
30-45+
min/day
Past Planners
Let's Get Local
3-5  days,  30-45+  min/day
Discover what it takes to run your own county—citizen requests, budgets, and all!
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Hey Prez! What Do You Do?
3-5  days,  30-45  min/day
Step into the role of president. Is it a job you'd like to do?
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Casting Your Vote!
3-5  days,  30-45+  min/day
Discover what it takes to become an informed voter and practice casting your vote!
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Mad News Literacy Skills
3-5  days,  30-45+  min/day
Take on the role of social media website administrator. Can you sniff out dubious and deceitful posts?
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Elections: Just the Facts
3-5  days,  30-45+  min/day
Take on the role of presidential candidate and learn all about elections (just facts!)
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Let's Ratify this Thing!
3-5  days,  30-45+  min/day
Dive deep into the heated national debate over the future of a new plan for American government: The Constitution
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Court Express
3-5  days,  30-45+  min/day
Navigate your way through the dual court system on the iCivics Court Quest Express!
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Understanding Rights
3-5  days,  30-45+  min/day
Learn about the rights you and others share as guaranteed by our U.S. Constitution.
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This Week's Planner at a Glance
The Three Branches
Explore separation of powers and the checks and balances that exist between our three branches of our government.
3-5
days
30-45
min/day
Past Planners
County Government
3-5  days,  30-45  min/day
There are over 3,000 counties in the U.S. Learn the ins and outs of how county government works.
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Command the Executive
3-5  days,  30-45  min/day
Learn what it takes to command the Executive, branch that is!
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Becoming an Informed Voter
3-5  days,  30-45  min/day
Elections are coming! Do you have what it takes to choose the best candidates?
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Don't Get Fooled!
3-5  days,  30-45+  min/day
Learn the markers of reliable news and how to spot deceptive posts
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The Presidential Race
3-5  days,  30-45  min/day
Learn about the presidential election cycle and what it takes to run a campaign
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Dual Court System
3-5  days,  30-45+  min/day
Explore state and federal courts as you learn about the judicial branch and some of its important players
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A New Plan for Government
3-5  days,  30-45+  min/day
It's 1787, the ink is still drying on the new U.S. Constitution, and it's your turn to join in on the Federalist-Antifederalist debate
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Understanding Rights
3-5  days,  30-45  min/day
Dive into the Bill of Rights and explore key amendments to the U.S. Constitution.
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