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44 resources with the keyterm social issues

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Us and Them

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students identify/analyze a variety of strategies to explain, create artworks and write about persistent issues involving the rights, responsibilities, roles and statue of individual citizens from a global perspective. A variety of...
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School Advisory Council

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss issues facing teenage students at their school.
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Japanese Inspired Activities for the Classroom

For Teachers K - 8th
Learners become more aware of cultural differences by reading a variety of multicultural books about social issues. They assess various Haiku's by Lee Bennett Hopkins, Kamishibai stories by Dianne Clouet and snapshots from Japan by Peter...
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The Political Compass: Four Flavours to Choose From

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students learn about the issues that separate political parties.  In this politics lesson, students look at economics and social issues from different perspectives and use the Nolan Chart to organize their information.
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Statement of Principles

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students create their own work of art that serves as a social commentary. In this art statement lesson, students research how art conveyed moral and ethical ideals during the Neoclassical period and create a drawing that addresses a...
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Lesson Plan 7 – Homeless Youth

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of homelessness. In this social issues lesson, students research the conditions of homeless youth. Students participate in role-playing activities and write letters to government officials regarding the...
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People On The Move

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
In this People On The Move worksheet, students read a bar graph to determine the number of immigrants in five selected states. They use the graph to answer six questions about immigration population.
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Social Issues

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine issues that affect Americans every day and create a documentary regarding a selected topic. In small groups they select an issue, conduct Internet research, and create an information sheet. Students write interview...
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Turmoils of The 1960's and 70's.

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars engage in the study of the social problems associated with the 1960's and 1970's. They explain how the government made attempts to solve the problem and evaluate the success. This is done through the writing of an essay...
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Teaching Social Issues

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students gather information about social issues, and use the information to form opinions and suggest solutions. Students develop an educational campaign related to an issue on which they choose to focus.
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Acting Out or "as the School Turns"

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students learn the idea of drama in their own lives; and then transfer that idea to the works of others in this series of lessons. They discuss the question of identity.
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Health Education: An Integrated Approach; Causes of Violence

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders brainstorm about situations that they think may lead to violence in order to learn how to predict when violence might occur. In this instructional activity on violence, 4th graders first participate in an activity to...
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The Merci Train

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate the Merci Train and conduct research in order to write a summary about its origination and purposes. They make a boxcar that is designed and made from construction paper and glue and wrapped around cardboard.
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Age and Discrimination

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students conduct research into the subject of age discrimination. They are exposed to different literature by the teacher in order to help start the research process. Students formulate intelligent opinions based upon the new information.
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AND THE BAND PLAYED ON

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify the medical and social issues associated with HIV. They view the video "And the Band Played On". Students in groups categorize the information acquires and search for potential solutions to address these issues.
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History of American Child Labor

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students study the historical and social issue of child labor. They examine the photographs of Lewis Hine to see evidence of child labor and decide how the photographs depict the historical impact of the practice. They write a letter to...
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Ignatian Pedagogical Paradigm

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create a way to communicate personal and social issues through visual images.
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Keith Haring: Art Representing Social Issues

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars discuss Keith Haring posters that were created to represent different social issues. They, in groups, create a poster that represents a social issue that affects their lives.
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DESIGNER GENES: ONE SIE FITS ALL?

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students explore genetic engineering and issues related to risks and benefits of altering agricultural products.
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Stop the Violence

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students examine and discuss various artworks by Keith Haring. They design and create a Keith Haring style painting that communicates a message about an important social issue.