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28 resources with the concept authority

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Thomas Jefferson - Author of The Declaration of Indepence & 3rd U.S. President | Mini Bio | BIO Video
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Crash Course: Media Literacy

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Viewers take a Crash Course in Media Literacy. They watch 12 videos that take them through media history, the positive and negative effects of media, and regulations and policies affecting media producers. The series aims to help viewers...
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Peacebuilding Toolkit for Educators - High School Edition

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Established by Congress, the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) is a nonpartisan institution whose goal is to "increase the nation's capacity to manage international conflict without violence." The 15 USIP resources in the...
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Who Knows Best

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Finding an expert in a given field when conducting research can be a challenge. This guide provides step-by-step directions as well as links to resources that help young sleuths find the authorities and experts they need. As a bonus, two...
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Influence and Persuasion: Crash Course Media Literacy #6

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Heard any good jingles lately? Chances are, you thought of several while you read this! Part of an extensive media literacy series, the video explores the world of advertising. Viewers see examples of different types of advertising,...
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The Process of Negotiation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What does it take to be a great negotiator? Learners discover the factors that affect the negotiation process through group discussion and brainstorming. An installment in a series of peacebuilding activities compares the needs and wants...
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Do You Take the Oath?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Why did so many go along with Nazi policies during World War II? An investigatory unit includes four handouts, reading analyses, classroom discussion topics, and intriguing philosophical questions, helping learners understand the...
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An Introduction to Max Weber's Politics as a Vocation

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The basis of sociology rests in leadership, followers, and core beliefs driving a society. Max Weber's 20th century work Politics as a Vocation examines the path ahead for Germany after World War I, and posits that it is the role of...
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An Introduction to John Locke's Two Treatises of Government

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Having a government may feel complicated and cumbersome, but as John Locke contends in his Two Treatises of Government, it is better than allowing human nature to regulate itself. A short video presents high schoolers with an explanation...
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Analyzing a Product or Political Advertisement

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How do advertisements evoke specific thoughts and feelings? Class members find out through the exploration of the Internet, videos, television, magazines, radio, and posters. Learners investigate commercial advertisements, political...
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Self-Control Starts With You

For Teachers 6th - 10th
How can negative thoughts affect your life? Learn about the ways you think about yourself can define your personality, and how self control can be the answer to higher self esteem.
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The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle: Problematic Situations

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
When is it okay to go against authority and what can happen if you do? This is the leading question in this activity to accompany your classroom reading of The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi. After reading chapter eight,...
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What Is Authority?

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Young scholars examine the concepts of power and authority as they begin learning about government in this elementary social studies lesson plan. Through a series of readings, discussions, and problem solving activities, children...
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Evaluating Potential Sources: Deciding What to Use and What to Reject

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Teach young researchers how best to choose sources. This PowerPoint presentation underscores the need for accuracy, authority, objectivity, currency, and coverage.
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The Juvenile Death Penalty

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Sensitive material is discussed in this lesson. Please review to ensure that the content is suitable for your class. The topic is the Eighth Amendment and how the U.S. Supreme Court makes determinations about what constitutes cruel and...
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Tell Me; I’ll Listen

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Encourage respect, responsibility, and caring within your classroom with a collection of lessons that spark dialogue and self reflection. To address character traits, lessons touch on topics such as staying safe in the cafeteria,...
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Asking Shows Respect for Privacy of Others

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore how to hold conversations and respect the privacy of others. They discuss why it is important to ask those in authority for help and to respect others' belongings. They review signs they have observed in public and...
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Respect for Authority

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students examine the country of Mongolia and how it is trying to form a democracy. As a class, they participate in a class meeting about a new class rule and they voice their opinions. They read excerpts of a letter of a Peace Corps...
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The Hippies vs. Authority

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students, in groups, explore the dynamics between hippies and authority figures and create a T-chart outlining the concerns and arguments of both sides.
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Accepting Authority

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders in a 2nd grade classroom review "self control" and begin a lesson on "accepting authority." They discuss people who have authority over them and review what they should do in a variety of scenarios where they will be...
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Totalitarianism and Its Rise in the Twentieth Century

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students explore the meaning of totalitarianism.  In this World History lesson, students evaluate totalitarianism as it relates to Hannah Arendt's life then share their findings with the class.
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The Credibility Challenge: In Search of Authority on the Internet

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify and interpret the background and practice in determining authority on the Internet. Then they identify how to tell whether an author has expertise or not, and whether they're getting the straight story. Students also...
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Authority Figures

For Teachers 1st
First graders simulate that they have been stranded on a desert island. They are not going to be rescued and they have to figure out who is in charge, form a government, and how many levels of leadership there needs to be.
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Why Do We Need Authority?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine the problems created by a lack of effective authority described in Mark Twain's Roughing It. They explain how we use authority to protect our rights, to provide order and security, and to manage conflict.
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What A Beautiful Baby!

For Students 10th - 12th
In this career worksheet, students imagine that they are adopting a baby. They create a budget chart for all of the expenses needed to properly care for a baby. Students calculate the costs for a month, including babysitting.