Death & Taxes
High schoolers study the United States tax system by researching and choosing a career field. They investigate how to file a tax return after they study how taxes affect everyone on this unit of study.
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How to Give a Small Group or Individual Presentation (Example and Notes)
In this oral presentation learning exercise, students practice setting up an oral presentation about the death penalty. They work in a graphic organizer that includes the introduction, main topics and arguments, and conclusion in a...
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The End of the Middle Ages
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