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Examine the impact of media, individuals, and interest groups on monitoring and influencing government.

Lesson Plan

SS.7.C.2.10 Lesson Plan: Monitoring & Influencing Government.docx.pdf

Benchmark Content Resources for Teachers

Civics On Demand—An Introduction to Benchmark Based Content for Teachers

SS.7.C.2.10 Highlights: Monitoring Government.ppt

Florida Joint Center for Citizenship Civics Assessment Items

Each benchmark assessment bank includes items aligned to low, moderate, and high complexity.

SS.7.C.2.10 Questions.docx
SS.7.C.2.10 Answers.xslx
SS.7.C.2.10 Questions and Answers with Explanations.docx
Escambia-FJCC Civics Review Site ItemsEscambia.pdf

Civics End-of-Course Assessment Test Item Specifications from FLDOE

SS.7.C.2.10 Benchmark Specifications.pdf
SS.7.C.2.10 Item Specification Review.pdf

Additional Resources to Support this Benchmark

BBC NewsRound
Center for Responsive Politics
Channel One News
CNN Student News
C-SPAN Classroom
Fox News
The Living Room Candidate
Newseum – Today’s Front Pages
Newspapers in Education
PBS Newshour
Time for Kids
iCivics CorrelationsThe Fourth Branch: You! Lesson Plan:
Interest Groups Lesson Plan:
The Public Sphere Lesson Plan:
The Role of Media Lesson Plan: