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Respect for Authority
Students develop cross-cultural understanding. For this democracy lesson, students discuss core democratic values as they examine the governance in their school and their local community. Students also discuss the effectiveness of authority in Mongolia.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 13 Downloads
Respect for Authority
Students examine the country of Mongolia and how it is trying to form a democracy. As a class, they participate in a class meeting about a new class rule and they voice their opinions. They read excerpts of a letter of a Peace Corps volunteer and identify the characteristics of a market economy and socialist state.
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History 5 Views 12 Downloads
ESL Holiday Lessonsï»¿: World Book and Copyright Day
For this language skills worksheet, students read an article about World Book and Copyright Day. Students respond to 6 matching questions, 29 fill in the blank questions, 30 multiple choice questions, 12 word scramble questions, 30 short answer questions, 1 graphic organizer question, and 1 essay question regarding the content of the article.
6th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 43 Downloads
First Things First: Using the Newspaper to Teach the Freedoms of the First Amendment
High schoolers use the newspaper as a tool to make connections about what the five freedoms guarantee in the First Amendment. In this first amendment lesson plan, students analyze events in the newspaper to form conclusions about the freedoms of the First Amendment.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 20 Views 83 Downloads
The Physiological and Psychological Development of the Adolescent
Students examine the life of a teenager from their own perspective and an adult's. In groups, they focus on the biological changes and how they are different in a girl and a boy. Individually, they write a paper about these changes and include characteristics that relate to their personality and identity.
6th - 8th Language Arts 26 Views 108 Downloads
And the Migrants Kept Coming
Paintings from The Migration Series by Jacob Lawrence launch a study of the various push and pull factors responsible for the migration of African Americans from the rural South to the industrial North from 1900-1925 and the reverse migration of over 2.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 20 Downloads
Twelfth graders discuss the probability of imposing a democracy in a country in which there is no history of this type of government being successful. Using the internet, they work together to research Japan's experience with democracy and the challenges it faced doing so.
12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 37 Downloads
The African-American Family in Crisis
Students create a definition for family that is applicable to the African American. The make a collage made up of family pictures and present it to the class giving a brief explanation of the family members present in the collage. They interview a relative or family friend who has migrated from a Southern rural town.
6th - 8th Health 6 Views 10 Downloads
The ABCs of Citizenship
In this lesson, young scholars read the book that focuses on the ascpects of citizenship/ Students imagine a scene in which each statement is actually happening. Young scholars descirbe rights, repsonisbilities. Assess students by asking what is the difference between rights, responsibility and priviliege.
1st - 2nd Social Studies & History 13 Views 71 Downloads
A Theater Workshop to Improve Character Development and Collaboration Skills
Young scholars think more seriously about what they want to do for a living after high school. They investigate other options for success excluding the college tract. They explore the ramifications of every occupation and pursuit placing different demands on the human body.
11th - 12th 21st Century Skills 5 Views 27 Downloads
A Survey of Ancient Religions
Young scholars examine ancient religions of Confucianism and Buddhism. Pupils prepare a K-W-L chart, Venn Diagram and participate in think-pair-share activities. Classmates compare and contrast Confucianism and Buddhism. They explore the difference between monotheistic religions and ancient religions.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 67 Downloads
Tale of the Tape: Predicting Long-Term Economic Growth on the Korean Peninsula
Students examine the Korean economy. For this economics lesson, students compare and contrast the command and market economies of North Korea and South Korea as they examine data.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Learning about the Holocaust
Pupils participate in learning about the Holocaust including the Japanese Internment Camps. They view the movie, "Schindler's List," in order to gain an even better understanding of the Holocaust. They develop a Power Point presentation for the class to preview.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 5 Views 17 Downloads