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May I Vote?
Students explore history of voting rights in America, discuss restrictions on early voting, apply voting rights to specific situations, form human timeline showing how voting rights have changed, and write editorial stating their opinions.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 30 Downloads
Race and Voting in the Segregated South
Students examine the history of African American voting rights. In this voting rights lesson, students listen to a lecture on African American voting rights between the years 1890 and 1965. Students respond to discussion questions following the lecture.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 10 Downloads
Winning the Vote for Women
Students read and respond to the text, Mama Went to Jail for the Vote. For this literary response lesson, students are introduced to vocabulary terms and read the book. Students discuss various text-to-self connections they made to the book.
4th - 7th Language Arts 5 Views 18 Downloads
Students examine several aspects of the Women's Suffrage Movement. For this women's rights lesson, students explore several primary and secondary sources regarding the events of the movement, opposition to the movement, and the effects of the 19th Amendment.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 69 Downloads
Human Rights & Equal Opportunity Commission
Students consider what human rights are. They comprehend the origins of modern human rights. Students appreciate the meaning and significance of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. They appreciate the relationship between rights and responsibilities.
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 20 Views 67 Downloads
Lesson Plan: Voting
Fifth graders examine the voting process in a democracy. In this voting lesson, 5th graders apply the voting process as the work with their class pledge which is meant to represent the state/federal constitution. They register for a classroom vote and simulate going to the polls to cast their votes.
5th Social Studies & History 4 Views 66 Downloads
Voting in Congress
In a role-play activity acting as members of either the Senate or House of Representatives, class members will vote on bills to halt mail delivery on Saturdays in the United States and to raise the minimum wage. Through an included voting guide, worksheets, and optional presentation, your learners will understand four major factors that affect representatives in their voting process.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Revolution! The Atlantic World Reborn
This resource is rich with primary and secondary source material regarding major events in the Atlantic world during the Age of Revolution. While there are suggested classroom activities toward the beginning of the resource, its true value lies in the reproductions of such major historical documents as the United States Declaration of Independence, the Haitian Declaration of Independence, and the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 101 Views 77 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Defeat of the ERA
Eleventh graders take a closer look at the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). In this women's rights lesson, 11th graders read the Equal Rights Amendment as well as the "Feminine Mystique" and selections by Gloria Steinam and Phyllis Schalafly. Students analyze the provided texts and determine why the ERA failed.
11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 22 Downloads
Reconstruction and "All Men Are Created Equal"
Students examine the time after the Civil War known as Reconstruction. In groups, they role play a Senate Subcommittee Hearing on Reconstruction in which some members are senators and others are witnesses. They share their ideas on how they believe Reconstruction should be carried out.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
Does Racism Affect How You Vote?
What conditions support racism? What specific actions can we, as a society, take to encourage greater racial tolerance? Using polling data and sociological studies in his research, Nate Silver illustrates the effect racism can have in the United States on voting practices.
9 mins 10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Securing the Right to Vote: The Selma-to-Montgomery Story
Students examine the suffrage struggle of African Americans. In this American history activity, students research primary documents regarding the strategies used by African Americans to secure the right to vote during the Civil Rights Movement.
8th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 19 Downloads
Equal Rights for Women, A Long, Hard Struggle
Students read the book You Want Women to Vote Lizzie Stanton? and complete discussion questions about the book. In this equal rights for women lesson plan, students also have discussions about what has changed in history about women's rights.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 25 Downloads
The Road to Citizenship
Eleventh graders examine the job of a citizen. In this civics instructional activity, 11th graders create a human timeline discussing the different groups that struggled with voting rights. Students research these groups and present their findings to the class.
11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 12 Downloads
A Vote for Me, Susan B.
Second and third graders complete a WebQuest to find information about Susan B. Anthony. They write a biography using the information they discover about her and the fight for women's rights. This lesson is packed with excellent worksheets and activities for your learners to utilize.
2nd - 3rd Social Studies & History 9 Views 75 Downloads
It is Our Right-Don't Waste It!
Learners explore the basic rights granted to all American citizens by the U.S. Constitution in the light of women's issues. The women's suffrage movement, the role of Susan B. Anthony, and the timeline of events on voting rights are considered.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 30 Downloads
New Review The Rights of Women in the United States
What do your pupils know about abusive relationships and equal rights? Expand their knowledge with a series of activities that provide discussion opportunities and information about rights and abuse. First addressing issues relating to violence against women, this set of lessons also requires pupils to examine in detail various amendments and acts that affect women.
8th - 12th Language Arts 16 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Students investigate the importance of voter participation while examine gender bias in voting situations. They design a campaign aimed at increasing voter participation after experiencing an activity which only allows the boys in the class to vote.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 12 Downloads
Eighth graders examine American voting rights. In this suffrage lesson, 8th graders analyze excerpts from the Alabama Literacy Test that was used in 1965 to limit African American voting. Students read the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments prior to discussing the issue of voting rights.
8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 24 Downloads