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29 resources with the keyterm social change

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Art as Advocacy for Social Change

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
“Humanscape No.65” by Melesia Casas and Ester Hernandez’s “Sun Maid Raisins” launch a study of how works of art can advocate for social change. After examining these two works and discussing the human rights issues raised, class members...
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Lesson: Unmonumental: War, Politics, and Protest

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Get those upper graders thinking about the world, social conflict, and art as a catalyst for change. They'll uncover the meanings behind four abstract works, intended to spread awareness of the need for social change. Kids are then asked...
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Lesson: Unmonumental: Yesterday's News

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Upper graders are tasked with developing a social consciousness as they analyze the impact of the news media. They view a presentation depicting various media events in order to understand threshold moments in history. There are three...
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The Voting Game

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Upper graders play the voting game to help them understand voting patterns, political movements, and build a content specific vocabulary. Each student creats a chart to determine if his or her political view veers liberal or...
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The Poetry and Prose of Langston Hughes

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders discover the poetry of Langston Hughes. In this social issues lesson plan, 11th graders experience the views of Langston Hughes. Students read Hughes' poetry and discuss the basic theme. Students evaluate the political,...
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ON BECOMING A NONVIOLENT WARRIOR

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students examine the concept of non-violent social change. In this lesson on social change, students research and role play to demonstrate ways in which this might be accomplished while making connections to various events in history.
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Martin Luther King and Writing as a Tool for Social Change

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore writing as an agent for social change. In this Social Studies lesson, students examine the power of writing using Dr. King's Letter from a Birmingham Jail.  Students will practice the technique of persuasive writing by...
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Satyagrah: Social Change vs. Social Transformation

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students examine the difference between social change and social transformation. they learn through discussion in order to be able to research and analyze a systematic social injustice. Students identify their part in a wider social...
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Religion in Social Change: What's God Got To Do With It?

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students determine how religion influences social change. In this religion and social change activity, students examine how the religious beliefs of Mohandas Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr. were inspirational as they worked to reduce...
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The March Continues

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Learners explore the Civil Rights Memorial. For this character development and U.S. History lesson, students employ reading comprehension strategies while reading a news article about the Civil Rights Memorial. Learners work in groups to...
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Activism and Social Reform in America from 1800-1850

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars discuss idea of social status, examine antebellum social reform movements, and compare and contrast experiences of activists who sought to improve workers' lives, end slavery, reform immigration laws, and establish voting...
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Muhammad Ali

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students analyze the lifetime accomplishments of Muhammad Ali in the area of sports and his role as a catalyst for social change.
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Social Change

For Students 7th - 10th
In this apartheid worksheet, learners read a 1-page selection about teenagers who have lived with apartheid and then respond to 6 short answer questions.
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Gandhi's Voice: Writing as Nonviolent Resistance

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders identify how Mahatma Gandhi used writing as a means of nonviolent communication. In this nonviolent resistance lesson, 9th graders watch a film about Gandhi as a writer and identify characteristics of nonviolent activism....
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Culture Creation vs. Culture Consumption - Finding Voice Through Digital Storytelling

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore the power of media in culture and Gandhi's philosophy of nonviolence. For this nonviolence and media lesson, 9th graders analyze Gandhi's nonviolent methods for social change and discuss the media's power to create...
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Gandhi's Non-violent Revolutions: Examining Tools to Make Non-violent

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students analyze Gandhi's philosophy of nonviolent social change. In this nonviolence and social change lesson, students research a leader from the attached list who practiced nonviolent social change. Students write their own poem...
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Willing to Participate: Political Engagement of Young Adults

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students consider what it means to be politically involved. In this civics instructional activity, students discuss voting as a privilege or right. Students also discuss how they may be able to effect social change through political...
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Slavery in My World: Educating for Peace and Social Change

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students research present-day slavery issues in a particular country and present their findings to the class.  In this slavery in our world lesson, students discover the nature and extent of slavery in modern countries, present their...
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Performance Ideas: Theatre

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
Students study satirical and political theatre to learn how performing arts can be used for social change. In this theatre study lesson, students read about satirical theatre and create art from issues they see in their own lives....
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Evaluating Nonviolence as a Method of Social Change

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
For this history worksheet, students read, describe, summarize and analyze a document concerning non-violent resistance. Students list twelve facts from evidence concerning this issue.
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Evaluating Nonviolence as a Method of Social Change

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this history instructional activity, high schoolers view, analyze and discuss two video clip transcripts associated with nonviolence as a method of social change.
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Evaluating Nonviolence as a Method of Social Change

For Students 8th - 11th
During a lesson on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, the Civil Rights Movement, and/or nonviolent resistance, students can gather their thoughts in this activity. The questions cover Dr. King's philosophy of nonviolence, and two opinion...
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Women in India: Tradition vs. Modernity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore cultural aspects such as gender roles and their impact on Indian culture and compare and contrast issues associated with those roles in America through literature.
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Trade Creates Opportunities

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine how trade can create economic opportunities and can be a impetus for social change. They research the "Asian Tigers" and design a class presentation.