Changes in Draft Registration
Students evaluate the differences between the first draft registration and today's Selective Service form. They explore how changes in American society and culture influence changes in the draft system.
9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Selective Service System
Students explore the concept of the military draft. In this Selective Service System instructional activity, students view a PowerPoint presentation on the topic and then participate in a mock classroom draft. Students write RAFT papers...
7th - 11th Social Studies & History
Discuss as a class some problems that you would like to see changed in your school or community, and then take action! After your young citizens determine the appropriate steps they should take to accomplish their objectives, they will...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Sources of Law
From where do United States citizens derive their laws? This resource offers an overview of the various sources of law, such as the Constitution, statutes passed by Congress, and judicial precedents established through court cases. It...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Then and Now: Fed Policy Actions During the Great Depression and Great Recession
Review the Great Depression in the United States from an economist's perspective, examining roots of the crash, government policy actions, and policies instituted by the Fed.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Service Learning in the Social Studies
Active Citizenship Today (ACT) is a "unique social studies service learning program" that requires students to learn about the public policy associated with community issues they identify in their local community. This web site provides...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History