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34 resources with the concept social classes

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Becoming Us

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
The mission statement of the National Museum of American History’s Becoming US: Teaching Immigration and Migration History in the 21st Century series is to provide “educational resources for high school teachers and students to learn...
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Becoming Us: Borderlands

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Three case studies make up a unit the looks at the power contentions and exchanges in the borderlands that have shaped the United States. The first case study focuses on creating the US southern border and the experiences of people...
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Borders and Community: Early 20th Century Chicago Neighborhoods and Ethnic Enclaves

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
New ReviewChicago is one city, four neighborhoods, and countless nationalities. The lesson explores the ethnic division of Chicago in the early twentieth century. Academics read primary sources, analyze maps, and tour an online exhibit to...
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The Victorians Pack

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
What was life like during the Victorian era? Images of crowded factories and lavish palaces may come to mind—and both would be accurate. Learn more about Britain during the 64-year reign of Queen Victoria with a series of informational...
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Step Three: Who You Gonna Call?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Problem solving is an essential skill everyone must master. The resource instructs pupils how to analyze different scenarios and decide the best way to solve many different problems that take place in communities. Scholars read, discuss,...
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An Introduction to Herrnstein and Murray’s The Bell Curve

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What role does intelligence play in a person's life? A playlist about the world's greatest ideas contains a video summary of "The Bell Curve" by Herrnstein and Murray, which summarizes the view that intelligence plays a large role in...
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Political Theory - John Rawls

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Pretty much everyone has heard the phrase life is unfair. A theory by John Rawls, a famous political theorist, as to why this occurs in government and society presents itself. Pupils watch his theory through primary resource photographs...
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Introducing Literary Theory – A Unit Wrap-Up

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Literary theories are lenses through which a text may be analyzed. The question in this lesson plan is how a particular literary lens can influence the reader's view of the text.
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Wuthering Heights: Concept/Vocabulary Analysis

For Teachers 8th - 12th
New to using Bronte's Wuthering Heights in the classroom; check out this overview of themes, characters, settings, and project suggestions.
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Blank Pyramid Charts

For Students 1st - 12th
From feudal societies to European monarchies, a blank pyramid template can support your learners in understanding social hierarchies and distinctions between classes. 
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Medieval Life Chart

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
What were the benefits and drawbacks of being a serf/knight/lord/lady/king/queen/etc. in the Middle Ages? Consider all the comparisons with your young historians using this graphic organizer.
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A Sense of Community

For Teachers 1st
First graders engage in this interesting series of lessons about community. They view images of communities of people working and playing together, and come up with their own piece of artwork that reflects their sense of community at...
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Social Class Stereotypes

For Teachers K - 6th
Encourage your students to think about how and why people and categorized in terms of social class. They decide what "class" they belong to, and then brainstorm about the indicators that society uses to define class and to categorize...
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The "Secret Society" and FitzGerald's The Great Gatsby

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
"I have never been able to forgive the rich for being rich, and it has colored my entire life and works." This colored view is the focus of a close reading activity that asks readers of The Great Gatsby to examine the way Fitzgerald's...
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Design Life: Exploring Society Through Art

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Introduce learners to the design elements and artifacts of interior environments in Victorian Canada (or any people and era you care to explore) based on artwork that represents their world. Your secondary social historians view the art...
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The Real Monopoly: America's Racial Wealth Divide

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore America's racial wealth divide. In this Teaching Tolerance lesson, students play a "rigger" version of the game Monopoly and reflect on the game and economic injustice in the United States.
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A Changing Society: Industrialization and Urbanization

For Teachers 6th
Students participate in activities that teach them about the Gilded Age of industrialization and urbanization. In this social changing lesson plan, students answer questions, watch videos, have discussions, read texts, and more to teach...
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For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students define a list of vocabulary words. They role-paly a teacher selected situation relating to the story. They create an economic structure that prevents some people from being doomed to a life of poverty while others lead a...
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Refinement in Deerfield: The River Gods

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students research the town of Deerfield, CT and its River God families to show how the middle class developed in the Connecticut River Valley.
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Realizing The Dream - The Civil Rights Movement: Lesson 8

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore social structures by reading poetry. In this Civil Rights lesson plan, 6th graders read a chapter from the book The Day Martin Luther King Jr. Was Shot and analyze the themes from the story. Students read poetry by...
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We and Thee

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine class structure. In this diversity education activity, students discuss stereotypes within their school as an introduction to Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. After high schoolers have read the play and discussed...
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Mayan Culture

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the attributes of the Mayan culture. In this Mayan culture lesson, students identify the structure of social classes in Mayan society and design posters that feature their findings.
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Social Groups

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders discuss different social groups. In this social studies lesson, 12th graders are broken up into groups where they will brainstorm as many social groups as they can. Each group will role play as a different social group...
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African Studies Lessons African Diversity Poem

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars write a poem regarding African diversity. In this African studies lesson plan, students gain a deeper understanding of the diversity of Africa and are willing to learn more about Africa leaving their old misconceptions...