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23 reviewed resources for earl warren

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The Legacy of the Warren Court

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the major decisions by the Supreme Court when Warren was the Chief Justice. In groups, they research the life and other works of Earl Warren and discuss how ones background can influence decisions. They also examine...
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Civil Rights and the 1950s

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Take a closer look at "one of the most important periods of American social history: the 1950s," as well as the type of society that the civil rights movement would endeavor to change. This engaging video begins by detailing the era of...
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Investigation of the Warren Court

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students study period of Supreme Court history when Earl Warren was the Chief Justice and how the cases of this era effected American society.
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Getting to the Heart of Brown v. Board of Education

For Students 8th - 11th
You've heard it before, "The best way to develop vocabulary is to study it in context." Use this worksheet to help learners use context clues to identify unknown words. The reading selection is broken into five chunks, and it focuses on...
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The Meaning of America: Enterprise and Commerce

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Using Mark Twain's The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg, invite your learners to consider the concept of virtue in a democratic society devoted to gain and self-interest. This stellar resource guides your class members through a close...
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The Meaning of America: Freedom and Individuality

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What are the strengths and weaknesses of American individualism and independence? Explore these principles through a close reading of Jack London's To Build a Fire, and engage in high-level discussion with your class by analyzing the...
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The Meaning of America: Equality

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What if society sought equality by handicapping the gifted and dispelling any traces of diversity? Kurt Vonnegut Jr. offers one possible answer to this question through his incredibly engaging and thought-provoking satirical...
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The Meaning of America: Freedom and Religion

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The United States of America was founded on firm ideals of both the pursuit of happiness and a spirit of reverence. Through a close reading of Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The May-Pole of Merry Mount," you can examine what some consider was a...
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The Meaning of America: National Identity and Why It Matters

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Combining a close reading of a classic American text with the study of history can be a very powerful strategy, and this is most certainly the case with this resource using Edward Everett Hale's The Man without a Country. Consider themes...
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The Meaning of America: Self-Command

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Even for one of the most accomplished men in American history, there was room for improvement. Challenge high schoolers to use Benjamin Franklin's Project for Moral Perfection to analyze text, make inferences, connect to historical...
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Timeline of Events: 1960’s Civil Rights Movement of St. Augustine, Florida

For Students 9th - 12th
A timeline can be a powerful learning tool because it reveals a pattern in events. While few would consider St. Augustine, Florida a hotbed of the 1960s Civil Rights Movement, a selection of background information and a timeline of...
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Baker v. Carr

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Can the federal government override the state government to protect the citizens of the United States? The 1962 Supreme Court case Baker v. Carr outlines the issue of equal protection under the law. Scholars investigate with a short...
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Five Roads to Topeka, Kansas

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
Students discover the Civil Rights movement by researching Brown v. The Board of Education.  In this equality lesson, students investigate the several legal cases that affected the landmark court ruling and write an essay based on the...
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Miranda v. Arizona (1966)

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine Miranda v. Arizona. In this court decisions lesson, students analyze the self incrimination case and read other supplemental articles about police procedures and due process. Students discuss the Supreme Court decision...
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Brown v. Board of Education

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine school segregation and equal protection laws. In this Supreme Court lesson, students examine primary documents from Brown v. Board of Education and discuss the implications of the decision.
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Documents Related to Brown v. Board of Education

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students research and discuss the case of Brown v. Board of Education by reviewing documents associated with the case.
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Smart Meter Plan to Save on Electricity

For Students 7th - 8th
For this smart meter plan to save on electricity worksheet, students research smart meters, the cost of electricity  and methods for conserving energy, then answer 7 questions.  This page has several links to helpful websites.
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The Constitution on Trial: The Internment of the Japanese During World War II

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders analyze primary source documents during the Second World War. Students recall statements of Japanese-Americans who were placed into internment camps during the war.
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Society in the 1950s (5)

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students respond to 8 matching questions regarding 1950's America. Students may check their answers immediately.
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What Effect Does A Communities Attitudes/Values/And Beliefs Effect Student Behavior And Influence Curriculum

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine how race relations effect the kinds and amount of educational resources individual schools receive within a school district.
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Breaking Barriers with Melba Pattillo

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners are introduced to individuals who made the civil rights movement a success. They examine, analyze and interpret the events and people who had a significant and stirring impact on the course of history through stories, interviews...
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Equal Protection Questions

For Students 9th - 12th
In this Supreme Court worksheet, students respond to 14 short answer questions regarding equal protection and gay marriage issues in the United States.
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Equality under Law

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students, in groups, develop an understanding of equality based on a series of quotes.