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High schoolers 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. High schoolers also discuss the effectiveness of authority in Mongolia.
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.
In 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.
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. High schoolers develop critical thinking skills, decision-making, summary, writing, problem solving, and researching.
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. To end the lesson plan, they are introduced to Kohlberg's theory of Moral Reasoning and Piaget's theory of Cognitive Development.
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 2.7 million African Americans back to the south between 1975 and 2010. Detailed instructions for very thoughtful lessons, optional extension activities, assessment information, and a table of the estimated times required for each activity are included. A rich resource.
In this online interactive literature activity, students respond to 7 short answer and essay questions about part 1 of Shakespeare's Henry IVStudents may check some of their answers online.
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. They also compare and contrast the United States Constitution with the Japanese Constitution.
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.
Students examine how to match career opportunities with personality styles and interests. They identify personality styles, complete a worksheet, identify career choices, and write an essay.
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.
Sixth graders identify the main idea and supporting details in the story "Crash". They identify and analyze the literary elements of the story and describe how character traits determine resolution of the conflict within the story.
In this language arts worksheet, students read through the summaries of the eighteen chapters from this book study of The Pigman.
Students 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.
Students 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.
High schoolers examine the Korean economy. In this economics lesson, students compare and contrast the command and market economies of North Korea and South Korea as they examine data.
Students explore the Christian population in Korea.  For this religion lesson, students read about the history of Christianity in Korea.  Students analyze the reasons behind the growth of Christianity in Korea. 
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.
Pupils complete pre reading, writing, and post reading activities for the book Frindle. In this guided reading lesson plan, students complete writing, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have discussions, and more.
For this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 5 multiple choice questions based on Animal Farm. Students may submit their answers to be scored on this timed quiz.

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