6 Ways to Make Civics Learning Come Alive 7 Civics Lesson for Elementary Students  Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government for Kids   Beyond the Bubble  Beyond the Bubble This site unlocks the vast digital archive of the Library of Congress to create History Assessments of Thinking (HATs). Explore over 80 easy-to-use assessments that measure students' historical thinking rather than recall of facts. There are 10 “flagship” assessments, each marked with a ribbon. Civics & Government Activities for Elementary Students First Gov  Portal site to a gateway to all government agencies and services including federal, state, local and tribal agencies  iCivics  This site has free lesson plans and games for learning civics Learning- A great web site that aides the teacher in teaching the importance of civics. The web site provides many resources that are useful in teaching primary documents such as the Constitution, while providing resources to explain contemporary issues such as gun control.  Teaching