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19 resources with the keyterm affirmative action

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Court So Orders (The)

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Using the materials and information provided in the three lessons prior to this one (all easily found online), pupils discuss the Supreme Court and prepare for two mock trials. Handouts are included that help guide simulators. Consider...
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Getting In Is Half the Battle

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars read and discuss "Defending Affirmative Action With Social Science," examining the admissions policies in public universities and colleges. They write persuasive essays either for or against the admissions policies in...
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Cultural Diversity

For Teachers Higher Ed
Introducing the topic of cultural diversity and the social issues surrounding it, this presentation will get your students thinking about stereotypes involving race, gender, and sexual orientation. Affirmative action and positive and...
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The Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students discuss the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (and affirmative action) and how it has influenced American history in the decades since it's signing.
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The Role of Affirmative Action in the Civil Rights Movement

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students debate Affirmative Action. In this Civil Rights lesson students examine the development of affirmative action. Students discuss whether affirmative action is advancing equality and civil rights or not.
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The Adarand Case: Affirmative Action and Equal Protection

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the Adarand case.  In this American Government lesson, 11th graders create a list of reasons for each affirmative action program.  Students develop a defense on certain issues and present it to the class. 
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Affirmative Action

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Pupils explore policies concerning affirmative action. After reading affirmative action handouts, students use the internet and other resources to research information about affirmative action laws, court cases, and arguments. They...
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Regents of the U. of California v. Blake

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine affirmative action and equal protection. For this Supreme Court lesson, students examine primary documents from Regents of the U. of California v. Blake and discuss the implications of the decision.
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Order In The Court

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read case overviews and Court opinions on the Supreme Court cases Plessy v. Ferguson 1896 and Brown v. Board of Education 1954. They answer questions from the reading.
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A Delicate Balance

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students reflect on racial balance in their own schools, debate merits of policies that seek to create and maintain school racial diversity, and write essays on whether their school should promote racial balance.
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True Admissions

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine affirmative action and study the diversity of their own classrooms and communities, then of a particular college or university. They write essays examining how colleges should increase the diversity of their student bodies.
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Affirmative Action at Work

For Students 8th
In this affirmative action at work activity, 8th graders answer 10 questions about affirmative action and the Civil Rights Act. This activity has an attached lesson outline, that can be accessed by clicking on the words Affirmative...
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Individual Rights - The Right To Equal Protection

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students examine the concepts of equal protection, discrimination, affirmative action, and racial profiling. They analyze the Equal Protection Clause, participate in a mock trial, and discuss the different parts of the trial.
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AP Civil Rights

For Students 12th
In this American Civil Rights Movement worksheet, 12th graders respond to 20 multiple choice, 10 true/false, 13 fill in the blank, and 6 short answer questions about the movement.
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The future of Affirmative Action

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore the term Affirmative Action.  In this US History lesson, 11th graders create a presentation that will determine the future of federal affirmative action programs.  Students write a speech that will be given in...
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Affirmative Action Debate

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students recognize that there are class and school activities that can cause for their exclusion. They defend and dispute an issue in preparing for a debate and determine how a survey can tell you how other classes fell about issues.
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The Future of Affirmative Action

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students act as a representative of a particular interested group before a Senate subcommittee which is charged to determine the future of federal affirmative action programs in this country.
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American Presidents and Race Relations

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students discuss the policies of race relations of five presidents. They analyze primary documents to comprehend the various views and actions of five Presidents in regards to race relations. Students evaluate the influence of...
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Government Lesson Plan: Lesson Plan 3

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine affirmative action policies. They analyze the positive/negative aspects of affirmative action. They study historical development and current status of principles, institutions, and processes of political systems.