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Rights Auction

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
In an engaging activity on universal and unalienable rights, learners work in groups to establish a democratic nation and determine what principles they want to protect to ensure a democratic society. They conduct a "rights auction" in...
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Celebrate Freedom Week: The Declaration of Independence

For Teachers 5th - 11th Standards
Find your next great activity for studying the Declaration of Independence and the concept of unalienable rights. It includes background information on the writing of this momentous document, as well vocabulary, worksheets and graphic...
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American Equality Milestones

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Has equality always existed as an unalienable right in the United States? Use this worksheet to chronicle the history and progression of equality in major documents and speeches throughout American history. The graphic organizer asks...
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The Declaration of Independence

For Students 8th - 12th
For this Declaration of Independence worksheet, students read excerpts of the document and paraphrase them. Students then respond to 2 short answer questions about the document.
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Lesson 2: Religion and the Argument for American Independence

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young scholars examine how religion affected arguments justifying American independence. They read and analyze primary source documents, and write an essay analyzing how Americans used religious arguments to justify revolution against a...
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Words of a Nation

For Teachers 4th - 6th
In this famous quotations worksheet, students read 6 significant quotations from famous Americans and then respond 5 short answer questions.
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America: Influenced by the Enlightenment

For Teachers 7th - 12th
In this Enlightenment influence study guide worksheet, learners read 5 quotes from the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution and then respond to 5 reflection questions.
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Personal Morals vs. Political Moves Document Based Essay

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Was Thomas Jefferson a hypocrite? Tackle this question with primary source analysis and an essay. The packet includes historical background, a writing prompt, a combined outline and checklist, and ten primary documents paired with...
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America Influenced by the Enlightenment

For Teachers 7th - 11th
In this influence of the Enlightenment on America study guide worksheet, learners read the notes provided and add notes of their own regarding the frameworks for the Declaration of Independence and U.S. Constitution.
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Test Review Sheet: Collection 8 & Rhetorical Devices

For Students 8th - 9th
Challenge your literary analysts with this test review sheet. Learners identify rhetorical devices and parallel structure in addition to defining literary devices and vocabulary. While there is no test included, this could be used as a...
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declaration of Independence

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders research the Declaration of Independence and its impact. They assemble puzzle pieces of the declaration and create their own declaration of independence including grievances and resolution.
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It is Our Right-Don't Waste It!

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars explore the basic rights granted to all American citizens by the U.S. Constitution in the light of women's issues. The women's suffrage movement, the role of Susan B. Anthony, and the timeline of events on voting rights...
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Development of Democracy

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders investigate the main ideals of the Declaration of Independence. They design an illustrated version of the document that can be used by third graders to understand its meaning. They rephrase eight sections and illustrate...

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