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21 resources with the keyterm political

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Introduction to Maps

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students investigate a variety of maps to explain what each one is used for.
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Images of Secession

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Analyze political cartoons and historical events. Middle schoolers utilize primary resources to increase their comprehension of the topic of secession. They utilize graphic organizers to take notes, compare, and analyze political...
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African American History Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students study African Americans. In this American history lesson, students play a scavenger hunt game reading and figuring out who each person the clues are describing, research an African American individual who contributed greatly to...
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Terrorist, Freedom Fighter, or Something in Between?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify that history can characterize actions differently from how they were perceived when initially undertaken. Then they identify that terrorist groups exist within a political, cultural, and historical context, and students...
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Changes Between the 19th and 20th Centuries In The U.S.

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers identify any patterns or differences that emerge in political, economic, environmental, and social history after comparing the events and historical processes between one period and another in the same civilization. They...
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"An Expression of the American Mind": Understanding the Declaration of Independence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the structure of the Declaration: introduction, main political/philosophical ideas, grievances and assertion of sovereignty. They analyze the ideological/political origins of the ideas in the Declaration. Students...
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PARAMILITARY VIOLENCE AND THE CONFLICT IN NORTHERN IRELAND

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine documents to reconstruct the past, employ processes of critical historical inquiry to reconstruct the past, analyze aspects of the Northern Iereland conflict through perspectives of documents, and write a short...
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World History/Current Events

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students write a poem discussing the courage, dignity, and hope of the Afghan Students. The poem consists of at least 12 lines. The poem should be illustrated on poster board using images from the magazines.
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Follow the Leaders

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research current world political leaders, as well as the opinions of their supporters and critics, in order to create a "Present Political Leaders Hall of Fame" display for the classroom.
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Create a Country

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students work in small groups to list features and elements found on a variety of grade- appropriate maps. They develop a class list of map features and elements to draw from as they create a map of an imaginary country.
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A Shot in the Backwoods of Pennsylvania Sets the World Afire

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the French and Indian War and examine the events that led to the conflict.  In this political lesson students compare the important significance of this event and how the relationships were impacted.
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Ida Tarbell: Hysterical Woman vs. Historical Facts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine journalism and its different styles.  In this effective communication instructional activity students create an editorial message and articulate an article.
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Who Wants to be a Millionaire?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine wealth including analyzing and interpreting the sources of it.  In this social responsibility lesson students create their own political cartoon.
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Political Concepts in the U.S. Constitution

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders study the founding fathers and the constitution.  In this U.S. Constitution lesson plan students produce a one page newspaper that explains five political concepts they studied. 
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Getting t Know Theodore Roosevelt, Jane Addams, Booker T. Washington, and Woodrow Wilson

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners study what reform means. In this social science lesson, students are put into small groups and create posters, oral reports, or role plays on the life and work of either Theodore Roosevelt, Jane Addams, Booker T. Washington, or...
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Recipe for a Global Issue: India and South Asia

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Learners describe a political or social issue in India or South Asia metaphorically in the form of a recipe. In this lesson, students deconstruct a chosen issue, identify it's components and how it developed. They present their recipe...
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THE POLITICAL DR. SEUSS

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students identify literature that conveys themes and lessons as they apply to various life situations and experiences. They discover some of the themes of Dr. Seuss's major books by viewing excerpts from and examining a selected film's...
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"Reading" Political Cartoons"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students recognize visual sterotyping in political cartoons and to analyze its use. They speculate as to why political cartoons are so effective. The teacher explains that cartoonists often make use of stereotypes as visual symbols or...
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Lesson 5- Robert Rauschenberg: Reinventing Art

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine how Robert Rauschenberg influenced popular art and how art is influenced by politics, social and cultural messages. They design a new art movement and create art that is indicative of that movement.
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Funny or Not - Your Opinion

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students interpret and judge the meaning of a political cartoon. They dicuss the cartoons in groups and write an evaluative paragraph which they present to the class.
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Mapping the Border

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students create maps of the borderland region. They decorate their maps with colors, pictures, icons, scenes, words that reflect their understanding of the character and history of the borderland.