Do Individuals Matter?
Students work together to discuss the benefits of choosing a career in business verses a humanitarian career. They identify the values and knowledge needed in each career. They share their thoughts with the class and answers questions.
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Citizenship and the 14th Amendment: Does it Need Revision?
Immigration and citizenship is a hot topic in today's society. Engage in a spirited and educated debate with your class on these topics through an essential question: Does the Fourteenth Amendment need revision? Your critical thinkers...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Presidential Candidate Research
Don't let the young citizens in your social studies class get all their election information from inflammatory commercials and arguing pundits. Use a lesson plan from C-SPAN to guide class members through an election season with a...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Words Really Matter: Examining Language at School
Help your students gain sensitivity and become aware of the implications of the words they see, hear, and use about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. After making lists of words or phrases they hear or use in school...
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Why Does Service Matter?
Young scholars determine how community members serve others. In this service learning instructional activity, students interview community members who volunteer by serving others. Young scholars then determine how they could serve their...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History