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Tenth graders differentiate between positions, interests, and values.  In this current events lesson, 10th graders analyze, in a response to literature, the failure of a fictional negotiation.  Students demonstrate the ability to use listening, problem-solving, and creative thinking skills when proposing a solution to the immigration question in the US. 
Learners view the film, Guns, Germs, and Warfare. They create projects based on the impact of germs on the development of societies and countries.
Students explore citizenship and identify their interests, families, and friends. They work in groups to discuss each others' interests, friendship, and ways to reach out to others. After discussing their neighborhoods and communities, they select a project they can do for their schools as community service.
Students become familiar with the concepts of community and neighborhood and what buildings are associated with these. In this neighborhood lesson, students tour the neighborhood as a class, observing and taking photos of the local buildings. Once back in the classroom, students work in small groups and are assigned a public building that they are in charge of designing.
Students work in groups to design an effective and functional classroom. In this classroom design lesson, students discuss community and make a mental map and sketch of their classroom. Students complete a handout about the design process and then use the steps to design their own classroom. Students create their designs and present them to their class.
Students explore government systems. In this colonial America lesson, students consider colonial settlement needs as they design settlements that can sustain themselves and meet the needs of colonists.
Students collect and graph data. In this algebra lesson, students investigate speed and distance and their application in the real world. They relate concepts of algebra and geometry as it relates to distance, vectors and speed.
Students investigate what kinds of supplies would be needed for a trans-continental expedition. They watch a video about the Lewis and Clark expedition, develop a list of supplies, create a graph, and compare/contrast their list with the list of supplies collected by Lewis.
In groups, learners they look for key words to help locate a cause and effect relationship. They create a t-chart with the information they discover and share it with the class.
Young scholars explore the concept of global warming. In this climate change lesson, students explore the provided links to PBS NOW sources and research the greenhouse effect and the effects of global warming. Young scholars support their stances on the issues as they write persuasive papers and complete a final project of their choosing.
Young scholars explore issues surrounding death penalty debate and participate in a values-clarification activity to help them form their opinions on this topic. They create a talk show to discuss issues involved with DNA testing and the death penalty.
Eighth graders investigate the major events leading to the American Revolution and American democracy. They play the game Capture the Flag, read text and answer discussion questions, and complete a graphic organizer.
Students examine indentured servitude. In this Teaching Tolerance lesson, students compare indentured servitude of colonial America to the undocumented immigration of today. Students write reflections regarding how they feel about immigration.
Students explore the concept of inappropriate language. In this prejudice in language lesson, students examine how the phrase "That's so gay" is language that hurts others.
Learners examine the historic Shia-Sunni conflict to assess its present-day status in Iraq and determine how it might play out in postwar Iraq.  In this World History lesson, students research the factors that contribute to the current schism between the two groups in Iraq.  Learners predict the status of the Shia-Sunni relationship in postwar Iraq.
Students read the Robben Island experience section of Nelson Mandela's biography. They investigate the emotional aspects of Nelson Mandela's and others' political imprisonment.
Learners listen to a statement about the role the Internet plays in the political process and respond by placing a card under the appropriate agree/disagree sign at the front of the room. Students brainstorm reasons to select their choice. They read an article "Presidential Campaigns Explore a New Medium." Learners discuss the article. They visit websites of their choice of candidates to see how the Internet is being used.
Ninth graders examine various nuclear weapons. In this American Government lesson, 9th graders conduct primary source research to investigate nuclear weapons and the international nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty. Students compose a written response about what they learned about nuclear weapons and the Nonproliferation Treaty.
Students create and conduct various experiments to determine the origin of a family artifact, and then determine whether their results were successful. Students summarize their results and evaluate whether their hypotheses were correct.
Young scholars conduct an interview with a family member to research their family history. They prepare a list of questions, conduct the interview, and determine which house to visit for an artifact search.