Compassion on Death Row?
Students analyze and debate, through writing and discussion, the politics and ethics behind the ability of governors to grant clemency to inmates sentenced to the death penalty.
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Bully Free Lesson Plans—12th Grade
Two sample lessons from a curriculum unit on bullying provide high school seniors with an opportunity to assess their online and cell phone behavior and to consider how they can offer support to bullied students. Each plan includes an...
12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Bully Free Lesson Plans—10th Grade
Two lessons, "What Does Cyber Bullying Look Like?" and "Factors Influencing My Reporting the Bullying of Others," serve as examples of the 12 included in a Bully Free curriculum. Each plan includes discussion questions, an activity, and...
10th Social Studies & History
Testing DNA and the Death Penalty
Students explore issues surrounding death penalty debate and participate in a values-clarification activity to help them form their opinions on this topic. They create a talk show to discuss issues involved with DNA testing and the death...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Breaking News English: Australia's Death Row Plea to Singapore
In this English worksheet, learners read "Australia's Death Row Plea to Singapore," and then respond to 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
5th - 10th Social Studies & History
Traitors and Spies in the Time of War
Young scholars investigate Supreme Court cases regarding the treatment of spies. In this traitors and spies lesson, students examine the Ex Parte Milligan (1866) and Ex Parte Quirin (1942) cases. Young scholars discover the details and...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History