Q4W3, April 4 – April 8

TeacherCara Copeland
Subject AreaCivics
Grade Level7
Week #3
Unit of InstructionPolitical Parties
Standard(s) Taught

SS.7.C.2.8 – Identify America’s current political parties and illustrate their ideas about government. 

SS.C.7.2.13 – Examine multiple perspectives on public and current events.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
  • Students will compare current political parties’ ideas about government.
  • Students will evaluate the impact political parties have on society, government, or the political system.
  • Students will identify groups that influence public perspectives.
Classroom Activities


  • FSA Writing (1st period)
  • 3rd – 8th period – Political Parties Introduction



  • Political Parties Discussion/Sort
  • Create Your Own Political Party 
Assignments Due

cPalms Tutorial

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