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Young scholars analyze film clips in class. In this democracy instructional activity, students identify the differences between civil liberties, democracy and freedom. Young scholars view a video regarding Japanese internment and answer study questions as well as create a presentation over the course of 4 days.
Students consider the success of democracies in Eastern Europe. In this government systems lesson, students research the implementation of democratic practices and rule in the countries of Eastern Europe following the Cold War. Students also discuss and rank the characteristics of democracies.
Entitled American Studies, this small unit covers various topics related to the study of the United States. Learners warm up by creating a dictionary of democracy, then dive into three different lessons focused on government, famous Americans, and the Founding Fathers. This is a great way to prepare any third, fourth, or fifth grader for all future US history lessons.
Use the historical account of Claudette Colvin to study civil rights and connect past injustices to modern issues. As learners read, they examine chapter titles, record quotes, and participate in discussion. Use any of the great prompts provided, including post-reading questions. Although this process is designed to accompany a text, it is valuable on its own. Learners finally research active participants in the Civil Rights Movement and brainstorm currently oppressed groups.
Students are be able to analyze primary sources (photographs and speeches) and write a definition of American Democracy. They are shown a photograph of Martin Luther King Jr. by Ben Fernandez, students are asked what is happening in the photograph. Who is the center of attention? When was the photograph taken.