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Teacher Resources

Free publications, online content and outreach programs reinforce tour themes. See what more there is to know!


A full range of free publications serves tourists, educators and those interested in legislative activity. Tour groups can pre-order supplies, including:
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    A Student's Guide to the Legislative Process

    Students in grades 4-8 will enjoy this lively and simplified discussion of New Jersey’s legislative process. The organization of NJ’s government, qualifications for legislative service, legislative districts and citizen involvement also are addressed.

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    State House Activities Book

    Elementary school students learn about the State House, State symbols and lawmaking through puzzles, games and activities.
    (recommended for grades 4-7)
    PDF (English) PDF (Spanish)

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    The Legislative Process in New Jersey

    A thorough description of how new laws are enacted and an easy reference flow chart. (recommended for grades 9-12)
    PDF (English) PDF (Spanish)

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    Pastimes and Trivia

    Older students and adults can test their knowledge of NJ’s legislative process and the people, places and events that have shaped our state’s heritage.
    (recommended for grades 10 and up)

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    Put the “We” in “We the People Poster”

    Full-color, 18″ x 24″ motivational wall poster provides five ways to participate in the lawmaking process.

Online Content

Other websites support the goal of an informed and engaged citizenry, including:

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Virtual Meeting Backgrounds

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Download the full resolution image by clicking on the photo and set the image as
your virtual background by uploading it to your preferred video conferencing app.
Photo of the General Assembly Chamber at the New Jersey State House
Photo of the inside of the Senate Chamber at the New Jersey State House
Backside of the New Jersey State House and Annex on a spring day
Close up of the New Jersey State Flag