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Identify America’s current political parties, and illustrate their ideas about government.

Lesson Plan

SS.7.C.2.8 Lesson Plan: Political Parties.docx.pdf

Benchmark Content Resources for Teachers

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

SS.7.C.2.8 Highlights: America’s Current Political Parties.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.2.8 Questions.docx
SS.7.C.2.8 Answers.xslx
SS.7.C.2.8 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.2.8 Benchmark Specifications.pdf
SS.7.C.2.8 Item Specification Review.pdf

Additional Resources to Support this Benchmark

Communist Party
Democratic Party
EASE History – Presidential Campaign Ads
FairVote – The Center for Voting and Democracy
Libertarian Party
PBS Kids The Democracy Project
Project Vote Smart
Republican Party
Socialist Party USA
iCivics CorrelationsOne Big Party? Lesson Plan: