Upper Elementary

Elementary School Congressional Hearing Video
Judges' Orientation Video








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The Simulated Congressional Hearing 
is the culminating activity for the We the People
program. The entire class, working in cooperative teams, prepares and presents statements before a panel of community representatives acting as a congressional committee. Students then answer follow-up questions posed by the committee members. The format provides students an opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of constitutional principles while providing teachers with an excellent means of evaluation.


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To download Sample Score Sheet   click here 


Class Summary Score Sheet
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Scoring Guide
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Scoring Criteria
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Congressional Hearings Questions
To download Elementary Hearings Questions  click here


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