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Students examine the impact of religion on the Cold War. In this Cold War lesson, students analyze speeches delivered by Lenin, Truman, and Graham regarding the role of religion in society. As a culminating activity, students are tested over the material.
Students discuss the concept of size by comparing objects.  In this size lesson plan, students use the story The Three Billy Goats Gruff to compare different sizes.  Students choose from several hands-on activities to ensure their understanding.
In this letter awareness lesson, students hear the stories, Gorilla, be Good, Shiver Me Letters: A Pirate ABC, and The Three Billy Goats Gruff, then explore several 'G' related learning centers. Links to the books and suggested center activities are included.
Students investigate why it's important to be honest and make good choices. In this character lesson, students dicuss what a child should do if they find money that does not belong to them. Students make a bulletin board of masks that show the feelings and emotions of the character.
Students access prior knowledge of vocabulary associated with racial prejudice.  In this racial prejudice lesson, students read and then discuss questions about prejudice. Students create a memorial plaque showing how they want to be remembered.
Students compare and contrast the elements used in the 19th century British novel and those novels in American society today. In groups, they brainstorm what it might have been like to be a teenager growing up in England during the 19th century and compare it with the information they gather from the novel itself.
Students study the ripple effect of the baby boom generation on history and on their lives today. They discover how the rules and conformity of the 1950's set the stage for the rebellious, anti-establishment sixties. They study the textbook on the 1950-1960 and place important events on time-line.
Students write a description of a picture. In this descriptive writing lesson, students pick one of the Hirshfeld people pictures. They write about the image giving the person a name, describing their characteristics, family, life, and more. 
Teens will get a kick out of this presentation, which provides a glimpse of the consumerism and rising pop culture of 1950's America. They will especially appreciate the discussion of "Teen culture" including the music of Elvis, the writings of Salinger, and the rebellion against "whatever you've got." The final slides detail the politics and science of the decade, as well as a discussion question.
Students read about a man who visualized his golf game and therefore got better at it and then practice visualizing themselves. In this visualization lesson plan, students practice visualizing through a series of activities.
Young scholars listen to the story of Michael Stone. in this overcoming obstacles lesson, students hear a story of a Junior Olympic pole vaulter who was blind. They blindfold a partner to try simple tasks around school. 
Young scholars read the story of Harriet Tubman and complete related activities. In this Harriet Tubman lesson, students read the story of Harriet Tubman and then answer questions about the story. Young scholars research people who sacrificed their lives for a cause and write a report about the person. Students participate in a month long celebration of those people. Young scholars may also take turns being a slave to other classmates and discuss how it felt.
Eleventh graders explain the causes, course, and consequences of the United States' role in World War II.
Students examine the use of music as a medium for social protest. They watch the video, "VH1 Storytellers: Pearl Jam," describe the historical significance of words/phrases in three versions of one song, and answer discussion questions.
High schoolers explore Virginia Interfaith Center's A More Perfect Union "Misunderstanding" Ad Campaign, view two episodes of PBS America at a Crossroads series, examine historical context of colonialism and geo-political tensions in Middle East, and work in collaborative groups to create media campaign to promote understanding, tolerance, and communication.
Students state things learned about Muslims in America through a short lecture, an interview, and reading. Using the information learned, they formulate questions to learn more. Students define hate crimes, and how the events of 9/11 have affected attitudes of Americans.
Learners celebrate Easter. In this current events lesson, students visit Fountains Abbey, Cadbury World, The Big Pit, Madame Tussaud's, and Natureland online or in person to participate in Easter activities.
After reading Under the Blood-Red Sun, by Graham Salisbury, students use story mapping to create a visual representation of Hawaii. They include Pearl Harbor, Sand Island, and the Japanese relocation camp, where Tomikazu swims to visit his father.
Pupils explore notions of tolerance in a post 9/11 world. They work in collaborative groups to create imaginary letters highlighting responses to discrimination and intolerance, and stage a dramatic reading. Finally, students design tee shirts with messages that promote tolerance.
Keep the art of letter writing alive in this age of Tweet and Twitter! The 10 activities detailed in this resource lead pupils through the process of crafting classic forms. A list of and links to famous letters is also included as part of this rich resource.

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