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Civil Disobedience During the Civil Rights Movvement
Tenth graders evaluate the role and consequences of civil disobedience compared to other forms of protest in the civil rights movement of the 1960s. They use Henry David Thoreau's essay, "Civil Disobedience," to delvelop their knowledge of the concept.
10th Social Studies & History 6 Views 49 Downloads
World War II Webquest
Tenth graders work with a partner to locate and follow the directions of a webquest of their choice. Using the internet, they research their topic in depth and write a paper on their findings. They are assessed by the criteria on the rubric included with the activity.
10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Should the National Guard Have Been Called in to Kent State?
May 4, 1970. The Kent State shootings, also known as the May 4 Massacre, rocked the nation. Ohio National Guardsmen, called to the Kent State campus by Governor James Rhodes, fired on unarmed college students, killing four and wounding nine others.
9th - 12th Language Arts 12 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
To What Extent Were Civil Rights a Priority for the Kennedy Administration?
Designed for an advanced placement class, this resource requires class members to assess President Kennedy's dedication to civil rights through reading, discussion, and writing. Provided with a set of eight primary and secondary sources, pupils must read and examine individually before working in small groups to prepare an argument and debate.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 28 Views 25 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Schneck v. United States (1919)
Provide learners with an opportunity to explore Supreme Court decisions that impacted the United State. Learners read this two-page selection about Schneck v. United States (1919), and then they respond to two short-answer questions about the case.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 51 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
How to Analyze a Primary Source
Ninth graders examine different types of primary sources. In this Social Studies lesson, 9th graders participate in an activity that makes them use higher level thinking skills. Students complete worksheets on primary sources.
9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Listening to History
Students consider the insight to the past that oral histories can provide. They, in groups, analyze oral histories, prepare to interview a family member on their recollections of a historical event and then write a historical narrative.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 14 Views 51 Downloads
East Timor: The World's Newest Country
This isn't just a hand-out or a reading passage; it's more like a mini book on the history, colonization, independence, and culture of the South East Asian country of Timor. There are extensive readings and discussion questions for learners to address.
12th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 14 Views 20 Downloads
Analyzing the Language of Presidential Debates
Learners analyze the language used in political debates. In this linguistic analysis lesson, pupils study various techniques used to convey meaning and extend that knowledge with analysis of several presidential debates.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 17 Views 75 Downloads
Credibility of Sources
Examine the research process and how to determine the credibility of sources. The class watches biographical and historical films before researching facts about the time period, events, and persona that are depicted in the films. This project culminates in a written and oral presentation.
11th Language Arts 17 Views 132 Downloads
What do they want? Critical Perspectives on the 1960's in the United States
Pupils determine that history is a field of study that can help them understand themselves and the people around them. By reading sources by and about people with many of the same interests and concerns that they have and learning to see how these issues were dealt with differently at different historical times, they discover that history shapes people's lives and that people shape the changes in history.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 19 Downloads
War of Independence
Students research the War of Independence to examine how people's lives were affected by war. In this US history instructional activity, students work in groups to analyze object cards and define their use in a soldiers' encampment. Students select one of the people on the cards and write a letter home from their perspective.
4th - 6th Language Arts 5 Views 23 Downloads
Harvest Festivals Around the World
Students examine and compare/contrast various harvest festivals from around the world. They read books, sing songs, and create various art projects about the harvest festivals from Ghana, China, Korea, Vietnam, and India.
1st - 8th English Language Development 11 Views 51 Downloads
Places of the Cold War
Students explore geographic locations significant in the Cold War. In this Cold War instructional activity, students complete a worksheet that requires them to use primary and secondary sources to log information about important Cold War locations.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 102 Downloads
The Alien and Sedition Acts: Defining American Freedom
Students analyze the Alien and Sedition Acts. In this Bill of Rights lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture regarding the details of the Alien Act and the Sedition Acts. Students examine Supreme Court cases regarding the constitutionality of the legislation and present their findings to their classmates.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 59 Downloads
In the Footsteps of West Virginia
Students prepare for a visit to the West Virginia State Museum. In this West Virginia history lesson, students research the individuals whose leadership impacted the state. Students create multimedia projects featuring the individuals they researched and role-play their characters for their classmates.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 16 Downloads
History of France: Big Picture
In this French history study guide worksheet, learners read a brief overview pertaining to the history of France from the Reformation to the present and fill in the blanks with the appropriate words. Students also respond to 25 short answer questions regarding the topic.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 71 Downloads