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Native Americans and the Clash of Cultures: Then and Now
High schoolers begin the lesson by identifying how and why the Native Americans came to North America. Using the internet, they examine how their culture spread throughout the continent and in groups they discuss the stereotypes between the Europeans and Native Americans.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 30 Views 75 Downloads
Genetic Testing for Disease Susceptibility
High schoolers explore how testing for particular genetic variations can help people to make decisions in lifestyle and health care choices. They analyze a Web-based case study, participate in class discussion, view video segments and formulate an opinion about genetic testing.
9th - 12th Health 3 Views 9 Downloads
American Indian Tribal Sovereignty
Seventh graders examine the relationship among the governments of the sovereign American Indian Nations in Utah, the State of Utah, and the U.S. They list the objectives of the Office of Indian Affairs and examine their purpose.
7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Basics Of Foreign Trade And Exchange
Have your scholars read a handout related to the foreign trade market and how there is an exchange of goods. They read the information as a research assignment and make connections as to how the market fits together.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 48 Downloads
Federal Indian Policy - Tribal Reorganization
Young scholars discuss tribal governments prior to federal rule. In this tribal reorganization lesson, students listen to teacher presentation and write an essay utilizing the information from the lecture.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
WANTED: INFORMATION ABOUT THE DISAPPEARANCE OF THE FIRST CALIFORNIANS
Students brainstorm what they think happened to the Native American population. They work in investigative teams and do a WebQuest. Their teams present the information that they uncover.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Why Nations Trade
Students examine how international trade affects a nation's economy. They read and analyze two handouts, research a scenario from the handout, determine the chronological order of the scenarios, and answer questions about a case study.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 12 Downloads
Trade and the Global Economy
Students discuss the role of trade and a global economy. As a class, they identify the costs and benefits of trade and how it is being questioned in today's society. They discover what is imported to the United States and the role of the World Trade Organization.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 35 Downloads
Bush on Bush
Students read an article about the battle between the Bush brothers on the No Child Left Behind Act. Individually, they write a paper sharing their opinions on whether the states or federal government should be in charge of a child's education.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Regents High School Examination Comprehensive Examination in English Session One (2009)
In this Regents High School Examination Comprehensive Examination worksheet, students listen to a selection and write an essay response. Students then read a text and study a table and write an essay based on both documents.
9th - 11th Language Arts 8 Views 24 Downloads
Federal Indian Policy - Termination
Young scholars examine the idea of having to move based on economics. In this Native American lesson, students recognize the impact of termination on the Native Americans. Young scholars review a DVD and discuss the points of view associated with relocation.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Lesson Plan on the U.S. Trade Deficit
Students examine the U.S. trade deficit. In this global economics instructional activity, students read excerpts of selected articles and analyze economic reports to identify the implications of having a deficit. Discussion questions are provided.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads