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Students name and locate countries of Africa and Antilles on a map. They draw the flag of each country, and explain the significance of its design. Students research one country, and one author to research. They create a time-line of France's involvement in Africa and the Antilles.
Seventh graders write a short reaction to the "Zero Tolerance" policy in regards to students and play guns. They read several news articles about the problems associated with the zero tolerance and students with play guns. They write a reaction paper and then develop a more in depth paper.
Students brainstorm what it means to be honest and responsible. In groups, they share experiences from their own lives when they knew something was happening that was wrong. To end the lesson, they participate in a variety of role playing exercises to determine what to do in different situations.
Students define institutional racism and consider its effects on various groups in society. They discuss what other groups besides Indigenous Australians have experienced institutional racism in Australia? Students research individually or in groups and report back to the class.
Students discuss citizens' rights under the Fourth Amendment. In this government lesson, students discuss important words such as search, seizure, probable cause and a warrant requirement as it relates to the 4th amendment. Students work in groups to present their findings.