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New Review 12th Grade Expository Reading and Writing Research Project
The beauty in this resource is the lengthy list of highly charged, controversial-issue research topics. Categories include issues of race, politics, law, environment, education, athletics, gender, and technology. After selecting a topic, partners create a research portfolio of documents on both sides of the question, adopt a position on the issue, write a paper, and then create a presentation for the class.
11th - 12th Language Arts 18 Views 13 Downloads
Open-ended dialogue and guiding questions lead children through a discussion about the relationship between physical objects and personal identity. They analyze the work of two contemporary Japanese artists who have use their mediums to express feelings of home.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 16 Views 24 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Rights of Women in the United States (Secondary)
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 23 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Assessment and Discussion
"Without concerned citizen action to uphold them (human rights) close to home; we shall look in vain for progress in the larger world. . ." Eleanor Roosevelt's comment is used to set the stage for the conclusion of a five-lesson unit that asks class members to consider their personal responsibility to uphold the right of others.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The fourth in a five-lesson unit examining human rights and personal responsibility asks class groups to investigate a current rights issue, and using the provided graphic organizer, summarize the issue, consider which rights are being violated, and suggest actions individuals could take.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 15 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Individuals as Instruments of Change
How does one become a catalyst for change? What are the challenges faced by those who take a stand for change? What part do the arts play in cultural change? Using primary and secondary sources from the 1920s and 1930s, class members explore these questions and craft an essay that presents their reflections.
8th - 12th Language Arts 52 Views 65 Downloads CCSS: Designed
How Do You Know Whom to Trust?
As humans, we rely heavily on written and spoken word to receive and pass on knowledge. Impress upon your young learners the importance of having a critical eye when looking at life, and of maintaining an objective view of both ourselves and our relationship to the world around us.
5 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 4 Downloads
Globalization's Effects on Indonesian Women
Twelfth graders investiage the status of women in contemporary Indonesian society and the business strategies of companies located there. They create a Web page that explains the effects of globalization on Indonesian women and shows solidarity with them.
12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Lesson 3: U.S. Neutrality and the War in Europe, 1939-1940
Students examine the U.S. neutrality policies that preceded American involvement in World War II. In this World War II lesson, students explore the events in Europe from 1939 to 1940 and Roosevelt's decision to give military aid to Britain.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 14 Downloads
Forever in Our Memories
Students consider reactions to various plans for building on the grounds of the World Trade Center. They explore ideas and opinions that went into creating other memorials of events in American history and propose ideas for improving upon the existing
6th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Changing Perspectives on the Japanese Internment Experience
Students explore the issue of Japanese-American internment. In this World War II lesson, students analyze historical biases regarding Japanese-American internment as they analyze literature, research print and Internet sources, and complete a project that requires them to create a product that explores the issue from their selected perspectives.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
How "Grand" and "Allied" was the Grand Alliance?
Students examine the Grand Alliance between the U.S., Great Britain, and the Soviet Union during World War II. They analyze primary sources, examine maps, answer discussion questions, conduct research, and write an essay.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
Effects of Civic Action
Young scholars examine the impact of 4-H clubs during World War II. In this primary source analysis lesson, students read 4-H primary source materials in order to discover how the clubs functioned during the war. Young scholars write articles that reveal how the counties participated in 4-H during the war.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 3 Downloads
The War at Home
Eleventh graders reflect on how they might become activists for a cause of pressing importance. Utilizing examples from high school students in Stockton, California's historical past and present, 11th graders define issues of importance to them.
11th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
The War: Japanese Americans and Internment
Students examine the experiences of Japanese-Americans at the beginning of World War II in America. After watching an excerpt from "The War", they answer reflection questions about the Japanese being put into internment camps. In groups, they use the Internet to research a specific case and identify the rights that were violated.
9th - 12th Language Arts 15 Views 64 Downloads
How climate enters our world
Students recognize the different climatic zones. They describe what aspects differentiate the climatic zones. Students offer explanations as to what climate is and the role that it plays on creating regions. They rationalize why the different climatic zones are different.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 12 Views 70 Downloads
World War II and Propaganda Efforts
Students define propaganda and list the various propaganda techniques used to influence people. They identify propaganda methods used by the American Government to encourage Americans to support the war effort
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 29 Views 191 Downloads
Dr. Seuss Takes on Charles Lindbergh
Students study the leaders of the isolationist movement within the United States and the causes of the isolationist movement, they recognize and compare the perceptions of both the isolationists within the US and those who took a more global view.
10th - 11th Social Studies & History 4 Views 38 Downloads