Mental Disorders Teacher Resources
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Toward a New Understanding of Mental Illness
We know that as a result of early detection and intervention, we are able to make great strides in treating common diseases; however, this is not yet the case in the realm of mental illness. Explore this query with your class and touch...
13 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Depression or Oppression: "The Yellow Wallpaper" by C.P. Gilman
Eleventh graders read the short story, "The Yellow Wallpaper" before researching women's issues that were prevalent during the twentieth century. They look for connections between women's issues and mental health issues, and discuss...
11th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Does Security Mean Safer? Exploring Issues of Security in Public Places
Students explore various scenarios that may or may not make them suspicious in the post-September 11 world, and discuss and write position papers about a fatal shooting involving air marshals and a mentally ill passenger.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Truth About "Rehab" and Drug Addiction
In this drug addiction worksheet, students read an article about "rehab" and drug addiction and take a 10 question multiple choice quiz after they read to determine what they know about these two topics. Students discuss the reading and...
9th - 12th Science
Against Their Will: North Carolina’s Eugenics Program & In re Moore
An engaging topic for ethics, psychology, or history classes, this resource on eugenics programs in the US has everything needed for a solid learning experience. It includes all of the necessary readings (including primary sources),...
10th - 11th Social Studies & History
Group Presentations-Mid 1800's Reform Era-U.S.
High schoolers, in groups, present information on the reforms of the mid 1800's. Topics could include the Unitarians, abolition, women's rights, growth in education, treatment of the mentally ill, temperance, and utopian communities.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Art as Advocacy for Social Change
“Humanscape No.65” by Melesia Casas and Ester Hernandez’s “Sun Maid Raisins” launch a study of how works of art can advocate for social change. After examining these two works and discussing the human rights issues raised, class members...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Designed
New Review The Holocaust’s “Other Victims”
Your young historians will learn about non-Jewish victims of the Holocaust who were also targeted for being "different", such as Gypsies, African-Germans, Jehovah's Witnesses, Poles, and political prisoners.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable