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Respect for Authority
Students develop cross-cultural understanding. In 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 15 Downloads
Respect for Authority
Young scholars 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
In this language skills worksheet, learners 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 4 Views 44 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 4 Views 20 Downloads
First Things First: Using the Newspaper to Teach the Freedoms of the First Amendment
Students 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 27 Views 88 Downloads
Tale of the Tape: Predicting Long-Term Economic Growth on the Korean Peninsula
Students examine the Korean economy. In this economics instructional activity, 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
Students 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
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 30 Views 110 Downloads
What Does Respect Look Like in School?
Fourth graders discuss why everyone needs and wants to feel respected. As a class, they share what respect looks like and what disrespect looks like. They pretend they have to leave their most valued object with a secret agent and what they would do if they did not treat their items with respect.
4th Language Arts 6 Views 47 Downloads
Second graders in a 2nd grade classroom review "self control" and begin a lesson on "accepting authority." They discuss people who have authority over them and review what they should do in a variety of scenarios where they will be required to accept the authority of others.
2nd Social Studies & History 7 Views 25 Downloads
A Leader of Salem: Nathaniel Bowditch
Eleventh graders examine the qualities of a leader. In this American History lesson, 11th graders read the story of Nathaniel Bowditch and use it as a catalyst for discussions on leadership and the definition of a hero.
11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 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 9 Views 38 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, students read the book that focuses on the ascpects of citizenship/ Students imagine a scene in which each statement is actually happening. Students descirbe rights, repsonisbilities. Assess students by asking what is the difference between rights, responsibility and priviliege.
1st - 2nd Social Studies & History 15 Views 73 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 8 Views 70 Downloads