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Students reflect on the role of DNA in society since its discovery in 1953 by creating works of art and poetry that metaphorically illustrate the importance, influence and concerns of DNA research.
Students research various aspects of Indian culture. They create a Book of Knowledge about India. In a second activity they research the history behind any game. They make presentations and play the different games during Game Day.
Parents and children work together in a community circle to discuss caring for people with special needs. In separate groups, the children sing and listen to a story. They discuss ways people are alike, and ways they are different. Parents take on a physical limitation, and explore the site to determine accessibility.
Students read a fact sheet about homelessness in the U.S. and Texas. For this homelessness awareness lesson, students design a budget based on minimum wage earnings and evaluate how basic needs can be met. Students discuss and write about the challenges faced by low-income earners and optionally participate in community service to assist the homeless.
For this online interactive psychology worksheet, students respond to 24 multiple choice questions about Foucault's The History of Sexuality: An Introduction. Students submit their answers to be scored.
Children have rights! Exploring those rights and using media to express those rights is the focus of this Media Awareness Network lesson. Although some of the law links reflect the Canadian Articles of The Convention, the majority of the resources prove invaluable. Everything from how to create a visual essay to how to access project funding, from taking a position to positioning a camera shot. This lesson belongs in your curriculum library.
Build vocabulary and critical thinking skills with a sentence completion worksheet that comes with an answer and explanations key. The key unlocks for learners logic and comprehension strategies they can use to determine the correct response to the prompts.
What is the difference between MLA and APA format? This presentation is geared towards a college audience, but it could definitely be useful with an eleventh and twelfth grade audience in high school. Differences are highlighted, but not many actual examples are given. Show this slide with some examples to really drive the point home! 
Get those kids brainstorming about the types of jobs or careers they'd love to have. Then have them dive into a career-focused research project. Pupils take an interest survey, discuss career clusters, then work through the provided worksheets to start researching a potential career. Additionally, they write a paper describing that career, why they want to pursue it, and what they need to do to reach their goals.
Students research the "Third Liberty Loan" pamphlet. In this discussion instructional activity, students read the pamphlet and discuss their opinions. Students answer questions and discuss main points of the document.
Students examine the reasons why juveniles commit crimes. As a class, they watch movies showing juveniles committing crims and discuss the impact on societies. They take a field trip to adult and juvenile courts and compare their procedures and rulings. To end the lesson, they write an essay on their reactions and feelings toward juvenile delinquency.
Students in a special education class discover ways to effectively plan for the future. In groups, they research the programs and services available to them to discover the opportunities that await them. They read different sections of a book to help them realize they are not alone in planning and getting their life back on track.
For this United States history and government standardized test practice worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice, 1 essay, and 14 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of history and government in the United States.
Students analyze the work on independent judiciaries. In this federal courts lesson, students listen to their instructor lecture on details of federal cases. Students respond to discussion questions and participate in an activity connected to the content of the lecture.
Young scholars research capital punishment policies supported by leaders who have issued pardons, then reflect on how executive pardons might affect the balance of power between the branches of government.
In this Crime and Deviance worksheet, students read and answer questions, including applying theories to current events and writing a response to an essay question.
In this Regents High School Comprehensive Examination worksheet, learners listen to a passage and answer ten multiple choice questions to check comprehension.  Students then complete an essay response in which they write a feature article giving advice on writing successful How-To articles.
Young scholars analyze artist's themes and means of communication, think critically about their sources of information, and weigh claims of national security against the civil liberties of diverse groups.
Students discuss cases in which juveniles were convicted of horrific crimes. They answer questions in which there are no right or wrong answers related to juvenile delinquency.
Students discuss strengths and weaknesses of the court system in providing equal justice for all. They identify factors that cause these weaknesses and recommend solutions.

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