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Civil Rights Act of 1964 Teacher Resources
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Students discuss and identify the first ten amendments to the Constitution and apply their understanding of the material to how they currently affect their lives. They discover the rights and responsibilities of being a citizen, and focus on application of the material and discuss why this document was important to add to the U.S. Constitution.
A discussion on American unions, employment discrimination, and collective bargaining transitions into a larger conversation about the workforce. A graph that details the amount of immigrants from various countries will surely get your class talking about American wages and labor policies.
Students examine the evolution of Congress. Using the Internet, they examine legislative leaders and their accomplishments spanning several eras. They identify the changes in legislative procedures and analyze Congress's ability to change public opinion. They compare and contrast current legislative activities with historical congressional actions.
Students analyze different perspectives of the history of the Holocaust. They experience primary and secondary sources along with pieces from literature, documentaries, songs and letters. A commitment of honor and dedication is expressed through the thoughts and feelings experienced by the survivors of the Holocaust viewed in this instructional activity.
Students explore the distance formula using real world data from nonviolent marches for social change. In this secondary mathematics lesson, students investigate the marches of Gandhi and King using maps overlaid with a coordinate grid. Students use the distance formula to determine the lengths of the marches.
Students complete activities from Cobblestone magazine May/ June 2010. In this American History lesson, students read articles about the 30 greatest American events that have altered history. They answer comprehension questions, discuss new vocabulary, complete writing activities, art, and do research.