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Inspiration for and Application of the Bill of Rights
Students examine individual rights. In this case law lesson, students discuss the from and function of the Bill of Rights prior to investigating several cases that deal with Constitutional rights. Students discuss the outcome of the cases and the case analysis sheets they completed.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History
Ninth graders engage in a study that develops the skill of taking notes while using the Cornell Note-Taking Method. They read a selected informational text and take notes using the newly taught method. Students write a reflection based upon new information.
9th English Language Arts
The Power of Nonviolent Struggle
Students identify how Mohandas Gandhi developed a nonviolent crusade for justice. In this nonviolent protest lesson, students watch segments of a documentary about Gandhi's reaction to imperialism in India. Students write essays that require them to evaluate Gandhi's campaign for Indian freedom.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Bill Of Rights: Our Guide To American Freedoms
Students discuss the American Bill of Rights and defend important aspects of it as they apply it to their daily lives in this middle-level, technology-based Social Studies lesson. The lesson includes resource links and possible lesson extensions.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
History in the Making
Students create and perform a skit that demonstrates the historical period and foriegn policy of a particular president. They first complete a diagram of George Washington's presidency as a class and then form small groups to research another president.
5th - 9th Social Studies & History
Rome's Rise to Power: The Republic
Students discuss the multiple meanings of the terms republic and democracy. They write reports in which they compare and contrast the Roman system of government during the periods 510-264 B.C. with the system of government currently in practice at the national level in the United States.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
How am I like George Washington?
Students view a picture of people working at Pope's Creek Plantation and write about the picture for 15 minutes. They share their writing with the class. They either visit or research George Washington's Monument and compare themselves to George Washington.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History