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Law 12 - Law and Society

For Students 11th - 12th
Law and society go hand-in-hand, explore the  law as it pertains to social impact throughout history. Here are 20 excellent questions that have learners examine law from the code of Hammurabi, to Napoleonic law and the Magna Carta....
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Lesson: Unmonumental: Fragmentation, Fragility, and Consumer Culture

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Looking at art is the first step to analyzing it. And, if you can analyze art, you can analyze anything. Kids examine several pop art pieces that represent consumerism in modern culture. They discuss multiple facets of each piece and...
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Marketing to Teens: Introduction

For Teachers 7th - 12th
An introductory lesson shows learners how pervasive and influential advertising is in our culture; particularly, how teenagers are actively targeted by advertisers. As teenagers, your students already have all the information they need...
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The Function of Music

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore concepts of audience, purpose and symbols in this lesson from Media Smarts that asks learners to consider all the functions of music. Through a series of discussions and activities, your class will brainstorm possible functions...
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How Psychology Benefits Society

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How do people form their opinions about certain social issues? Scholars research current global issues to find out how psychology plays a role in swaying thoughts. Using blogs, writings, and presentations, they uncover why people think...
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American Woman

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students complete activities involving women's suffrage. They prepare a timeline and conduct an interview with someone to gain an understanding of the changing view of women in American society.
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Examining World Cultures Through Folktales

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Folktales reveal volumes about a culture, so get your literary analysts perusing them for anthropological clues! Learners examine characteristics of a folktale before researching one particular culture to better understand their...
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China is Unique

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders study the culture of China by comparing it to that of the United States. They write all questions and notes in a journal. The students access the internet to obtain the information and internet sites are suggested in the...
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The Age of Chivalry: Feudalism and Society

For Students 6th - 10th
If your historians think chivalry is dead, try this worksheet to remind them of its fascinating origins. As pupils read chapter 13 in the McDougal Littell text, World History (attached in case you don't have a class set), they complete...
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Art Reflecting Life

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Have your young television viewers discuss popular shows among their peers. After choosing one show to analyze, middle and high schoolers read about the 2007-2008 network television lineup with the New York Times article "Gauging Viewer...
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Discussion Questions: Society

For Students 8th - 12th
Studying societal patterns is so interesting. Whether you use this prior to reading a study about society, equality, or success, or to spark some discussion in your middle and high school classrooms, this sheet poses some interesting...
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Celebrating Modernism at the A Century of Progress World's Fair

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners examine aesthetic movement known as modernism, discover why organizers chose modernism as World Fair's design pattern, interpret photographs of modernist fair buildings and identify artifacts that reflect modernist ideas, and...
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Significant Contribution

For Teachers 1st Standards
Examine the lives of people who have made a significant contribution to society. The concept of biography is discussed with the class; they identify important actions, and read passages about Sacagawea and Benjamin Franklin. They write...
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Philanthropy Framework

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students become community philanthropists. In this social studies lesson plan, students learn the definition of philanthropy and apply it to Martin Luther King, Jr. The next day, students complete 3 T-charts for 3 historical figures....
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Off the Record

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Music reflects culture and culture is reflected in popular music. Reading an article on how hip-hop has affected the lives of two young men of different races launches an investigation of the development and influences of various musical...
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Understanding the Sociocultural Perspective

For Teachers K - 4th
Enhance your understanding of basic principles and best teaching practices as they are viewed through a sociocultural lens.
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Pop Tops

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Get your class primed for a comparative analysis lesson with this activity. They compare and contrast their music preferences to those of their classmates. After reading an article, they identify current trends in popular music, analyze...
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These Are A Few of My Favorite and Not So Favorite Things

For Teachers K
Students identify likes and dislikes at home and school. Then they identify the relationship between training and the world of work. Students also discover and evaluate patterns and relationships in information, ideas and structures....
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The Rise of the Roman Empire

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the rise of the Roman Empire. They discuss the major events in the rise of Rome. Students identify the major players in Rome. They discuss the characteristics of Roman society and the role they played in the...
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Background on Mongol History and Society

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss the impact of the Mongols on history. In groups, they read a different component to the relationship between the Mongols and Han. They summarize what they have read, identify any questions they have and develop their...
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The New Promised Land

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students complete internet research about the city of Atlanta in order to help students explain how slavery influenced economic and social elements of southern society, as well as immigration/migration of African Americans back to the...
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Art Imitating Life

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate art to discover the role of women in history. In this fine arts lesson, students examine art pieces from the Internet and identify the time period and the civilization it came from. Students discuss their observations.
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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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Social Problems

For Teachers Higher Ed
An adult ESL class brainstorm what they believe to be the major problems in Namibia. In groups, they use the list of problems and put them into the order of the most critical and the reasons why. They research possible solutions and...