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Witch Hunt or Red Menace? Anticommunism in Postwar America, 1945-1954
High schoolers investigate the goals and methods of the House Un-American Activities Committee and offer an opinion regarding whether their investigation of Hollywood was justifiable.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 15 Downloads
Sentence Completion 21: Low-Advanced SAT Level
Learners must select the best words to complete the six sentences on a instructional activity designed to test their critical thinking skills as well as their vocabulary knowledge. The included answer sheet, which details how to determine the correct answer for each prompt, also provides comprehension strategies for test takers.
7th - 9th Language Arts 4 Views 23 Downloads
Though slightly dated (around the 2008 Presidential election), the information and discussion points in this presentation about political humor are solid. Use the slides in your language arts class in a lecture about semantics, or in a political science class about language in the media.
12th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 5 Views 19 Downloads
The Death Sentence Remains A Question
Examine the results of recent opinion polls on where people stand on the issue of the death penalty. In groups, middle schoolers examine various cases dealing with this issue and discuss the judgments. They write their own argument for or against the death penalty and participate in a debate to end the lesson.
7th - 8th Language Arts 10 Views 58 Downloads
BSI: Biographical Scene Investigators
Turn your middle schoolers into Biographical Scene Investigators in an investigative reporting lesson! They identify heroic individuals selected from the provided list and keep their own evidence notebooks regarding the actions of their subject.
5th - 8th Language Arts 24 Views 276 Downloads
A History of Historical Perspective on the Inauguration
Explore primary sources about historical perspectives on the US presidential Inauguration. Your class views video clips, researches time-lines, and explores Internet resources concerning the Inaugural process. This lesson plan includes activities, worksheets, and games.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 34 Downloads
Cartoons for the Classroom: Herblock at 100
In celebration of renowned cartoonist Herb Block's Library of Congress exhibition, this handout includes 2 of his famous political cartoons for scholars to analyze. Background information describes "Herblock's" career, and talking points provide hints and prompts to further analysis of two cartoons.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 33 Downloads
The Brief American Pageant: The Stalemate Seventies
A glimpse of the political and economic contexts of the 1970's, this series of slides includes two graphs (median family income and Consumer Price Index) and a map that details the results of the 1972 Nixon-McGovern Presidential election. Though the presentation does not include any additional information, these images could benefit a lecture on 1970's America.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
The Life of a President
Students examine the life of President Gerald R. Ford. After reading an article, they discuss his legacy. They collect articles written during his time in office and examine the key issues of his presidency. They write an article about how they feel legacies should be portrayed of a political figure.
6th - 12th Language Arts 14 Views 63 Downloads
From the School House to the White House
Students recall visits to museums, then read a news article about a museum exhibit that shows what U.S. presidents were like during their childhood. In this U.S. history and current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion and vocabulary activity, then students read the news piece and participate in a think-pair-share discussion.
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History 4 Views 33 Downloads
Paul Conrad's Perspective on Civil Rights
Students review a political cartoon and discuss desegregation. For this cartoon analysis lesson, 11th graders discuss the impact of a political cartoon and its relation to a Supreme Court case. Students read additional information and answer questions related to Civil Rights.
11th Social Studies & History 7 Views 29 Downloads
The Secret is Out
Young scholars explore ideas about journalism ethics as they relate to Watergate and discuss various issues related to an anonymous source being revealed. They write letters to the public editor of The NY Times about credibility and anonymous sources.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 18 Downloads
Students examine the economic and political challenges the past six presidents have faced during their terms of office, and how those challenges may or may not have impacted their chances for re-election. They create campaign slogans both for and against the presidents researched in class based on the economic and political climate at the time of their elections.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 40 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: United States History and Government, 2006, #1
Practice makes perfect when it comes to standardized testing! In this United States history and government standardized practice test, scholars respond to 50 multiple choice questions, 2 essay prompts, and 8 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of history and government in the United States.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 17 Views 54 Downloads
Young scholars examine the contributions made to our country by Barbara Jordan. They read and discuss the books "The Sneetches" and "Building a Bridge," write journal entries, participate in a discrimination simulation, create a class bulletin board, and create a poster about tolerance.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 9 Views 28 Downloads