Dr. Morgentaler and the Abortion Debate
Young scholars investigate the career of Dr. Henry Morgentaler and the issues in the abortion debate in Canada.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 5 Downloads
Bridge to the Future: Enlarging the European Union
The political, social, and economic challenges the European Union faces as it enlarges is the focus of a six-lesson unit. Class members investigate and craft a presentation about a member country, the treaties member states must sign,...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Debate Games and Activities Guide
A must-have resource for classes that engage in debate, this packet contains 20 detailed plans for debate games and activities. Everything from how to select evidence to support a position, to structuring a debate on which candy bar is...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
Exploring Media: Understanding and Identifying Editorial Perspective in Television and Radio News
Students research the topics Boat People: A Refugee Crisis, Dr. Henry Morgentaler: Fighting Canada's Abortion Laws, and CANDU: The Canadian Nuclear Reactor on the CBC Radio and Television Archives Web site.
11th - 12th English Language Arts
Abortion and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms
Students examine the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and determine if and how it was used to defend Dr. Henry Morgentaler who fought Canada's abortion laws. They write a one or two page analysis and share their perspectives with...
9th - 10th Social Studies & History
Legal Rights, the Charter, and Canada's Constitution
Students explore the issue of human rights in Canada and compare and contrast the Bill of Rights and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. They debate whether Canadians are giving up certain democratic rights in exchange for the greater good.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Just the Facts, Sir!
Examine several key issues covered in the October 8, 2004, presidential debate between George W. Bush and John Kerry. Young readers analyze the opponents' use of both fact and opinion in their arguments. Use the lesson to reinforce the...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable