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Social Security Privatization

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Should Social Security be privatized, or is the government program fine just the way it is? Scholars read pro and con arguments and watch videos to learn more about the debate topic. Pupils also have an opportunity to interact with other...
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Social Security: 3 Day Lesson

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What does social security reveal about the political and social culture of the 1930s? After beginning with a brief introductory video on the impact of the Great Depression and how various Americans, such as Huey Long and Francis...
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Taxes in U.S. History: The Social Security Act of 1935

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explain the history of the Social Security Act and the FICA tax. They describe what Social Security is and whom it is intended to help. They explain the purpose of the FICA tax.
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FICA Tax

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is the Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) tax's connection to Social Security and Medicare, and what are the differences in how are individuals in the United States are taxed relative to their income? This video provides...
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The Social Security Act

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the Social Security Act of 1935. In this U.S. history lesson, students research primary sources in order to prepare for a mock debate of the act prior to it becoming legislation.
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Social Security: 5 Day Lesson

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Did the New Deal fundamentally shift the role of the American government in the economy? Your class members will examine the interpretations of various historians in answering this question, and use a variety of primary and secondary...
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Social Security

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine the official website for the Social Security Administration. They learn the history of the program and what it is supposed to do for Americans. They compare social security with other types of retirement accounts.
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Thomas Jefferson on the Sedition Act

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research and cite arguments Jefferson used in objecting to the Sedition Act. They discuss Jefferson's opinion on how constitutional questions about the Sedition Act could be resolved.
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From the President's Lips: The Concerns that Led to the Sedition (and Alien) Act

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars research and briefly summarize the international situation during John Adams's presidency. They list the concerns that led to the Sedition Act and describe it.
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It's In The Numbers

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students analyze and summarize the many Social Security programs. They examine two pamphlets about Social Security.
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The New Deal

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Did the New Deal end the Great Depression? Did it destroy American freedom or expand the definition of liberty? In addition to reviewing the traditional alphabet soup of government programs, this video will offer your learners the...
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The Great Depression (1921-1941)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
From the stock market crash of 1929 to the New Deal and FDR, this presentation covers it all. Examine the causes, effects, politics, and culture of the Great Depression. Images, block text, and embedded hyperlinks make this a great...
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Security and Savings for All?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students act as either Democrats or Republicans to debate plans to alter Social Security. For homework, they consider whether Social Security has become too politicized and propose their own solutions.
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Social Studies: Dating Behaviors

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Upper graders discuss the importance of responsible dating. In addition to a discussion period, the instructional activity includes Powerpoint presentations, poster designs, and related role-playing activities. In one scenario, young...
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People's Pie

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Young economists design fiscal policy and gain a greater understanding of balancing the needs and wants of the general public. Using an online interactive game, they will practice setting tax levels and retirement age, funding government...
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Your Safety and Security or Your Civil Liberties - Which is More Important?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine provisions of USA PATRIOT Act and controversies that led the ACLU to take legal action against the legislation. They create, conduct, and document results of a survey related to the PATRIOT Act and controversies...
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Be a Good Friend

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students discover characteristics of a good friend. In this social skills lesson, students read Clifford's Manners and discuss ways Clifford used his manners in the story. An activity that rewards students for modeling being courteous...
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What Are Governments Good For?

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Government is a trade-off between balancing the rights of individuals and the interests of the whole nation. Learners consider cases such as the Patriot Act and the use of closted circuit televisions (CCTV) to consider what makes good...
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Teaching the History of the Black Panther Party: 5 Essential FAQ’s

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What are the facts about the Black Panther Party? Was it, as J. Edgar Hoover contended, a terrorist organization and a threat to national security? Or a group of indviduals bound together by a desire to protect and nurture their...
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The Rights of Women in the United States (Secondary)

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
What do your pupils know about abusive relationships and equal rights? Expand their knowledge with a series of activities that provide discussion opportunities and information about rights and abuse. First addressing issues relating to...
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FDR: Fireside Chats, the New Deal, and Eleanor

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the role of the Roosevelts in Washington. In this U.S. history lesson, students explore the Fireside Chats, Social Security Act, Civilian Conservation Corps, Land-Lease Act, and the involvement of Eleanor Roosevelt in...
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Foreign War and Domestic Freedom: A Delicate Balancing Act

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate civil liberties in the U.S. They watch and discuss a PowerPoint presentation, conduct research on an event from a timeline, complete a worksheet, take an ideology quiz, and conduct a debate.
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ESOL 18 Obtaining Employment

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students examine the terms social securtiy tax, social security, retirement and benefits. They respond to different commands about forms needed for employment. They practice filling out Social Security and W-4 forms.
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ADULT ESOL LESSON PLAN--Level 3--Obtaining Employment

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students examine and view a variety of employment facts/legalities that comes with employment in the United States including social security, income tax deductions and W-4 forms, just to mention a few.

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