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Miscast and Seldom Seen
Consider how well students' favorite TV shows, movies and video games reflect the diversity of society. The lesson introduces your class to several media literacy concepts, such as how media conveys values and messages, as well as the possible consequences of these concepts.
9th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 6 Downloads
Diversity in Media: Looking Critically at What We See
This learning experience fosters awareness of representations we see, and don't see, in the media. Learners list TV programs, games, and films they enjoy, identify characters' ethnic, religious, (dis)ability, and sexual orientation status, assess whether what they see accurately represents where they live, and discuss equity or the lack of it in the media.
8th - Higher Ed Language Arts 38 Views 120 Downloads
The 7 "Hats" of the President
Young scholars explore the responsibilities of the President. In this U.S. government lesson plan, students examine the provided sources related to the President' s roles as Chief of State, Chief Executive, Chief Jurist, Chief Diplomat, Chief Legislator, Chief Politician, and Commander in Chief.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 16 Views 81 Downloads
Design a Coin
Students research a state and then design a quarter for it. They use dough or foil to create the coin! students explore state quarters that have already been issued by the U.S. Mint. Their quarter is for a state that hasn't had one minted yet.
K - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 41 Downloads
Why It's Essential:Seasons
Investigate the four seasons and discuss weather, length of days, holidays, and various themes relating to each. Your youngsters will plan a class party that honors each of the four seasons. They will then vote on their favorite season. This is a very interactive Xpeditions activity with Internet access required.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 41 Views 234 Downloads
Welcome to the Blogosphere
Create a blog spot for your classroom and promote online discussions. There are several blogging websites listed here, and you can create one specific to each class or one collective site. Teach your learners how to post on the blog, and then start posting your own prompts to get them started!
6th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 5 Views 29 Downloads
Lesson: Skin Fruit: Propaganda of the Deed
Art can express acts of injustice and move society to action. Upper graders analyze contemporary art relating to specific moments in history. They discuss propaganda, anarchy, sociology, and violence as activism. After researching and discussing singular violent acts in the name of social justice, they create a piece that responds to current events.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 13 Views 21 Downloads
Who Freed the Slaves During the Civil War?
Pose the question to your historians: who really freed the slaves? They critically assess various arguments, using primary sources as evidence. In small groups, scholars jigsaw 5 primary source documents (linked), and fill out an analysis worksheet (also linked).
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 47 Downloads
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Pre-K - 6th Special Education 22 Views 9 Downloads
The constitution and Our Republic
Students record and interpret data. In this constitution instructional activity, students discuss voting and making bar graphs. Students practice voting and do a bar graph activity. Students make visual representations of votes on the board.
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 27 Downloads
What are the Amendments?
Fifth graders research and paraphrase the Amendments of the U.S. Constitution. In this Amendments instructional activity, 5th graders experience bias and discuss the Amendments. Students research for more information and paraphrase each Amendment in preparation for an interview.
5th Social Studies & History 4 Views 17 Downloads
Preparation and Community
Students explore community crisis and how to work together to improve a community. In this community stability lesson plan ,students explore how communities work together to solve problems and provide security. Students research news reports on the Internet and watch videos.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Relationships, Rules, and Responsibilities
First graders identify jobs in the environment. In this social justice lesson, 1st graders describe rules to protect the environment and the roles specific jobs play. Students construct environmental rules for an imaginary town.
1st Science 11 Views 28 Downloads
Taking a Stand - 1965 Selma-to-Montgomery Voting Rights March
Students examine the 1965 Selma-to-Montgomery Voting Rights March. They view pictures reflecting their perceptions of their most important rights as citizens, write journal responses, create collages illustrating courage, and read interviews.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Homophobia: What is It? What Can We Do About It?
This two part lesson focuses on the sensitive issues of homophobia, discrimination, sexuality, and gender. Children in grades 5-8 discuss individual and institutional discrimination, personal rights, homosexuality, and bullying. This is a well-developed lesson that touches on an important topic, but may not fit the needs or be appropriate for all classrooms.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 5 Views 16 Downloads