Explanations for Crime
In this Explanations for Crime instructional activity, students complete a chart by describing how four concepts have been used to explain female criminality.
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Deviance: Functionalist Explanations
In this Deviance: Functionalist Explanations instructional activity, students read five pages, then complete several exercises including creating prompt cards, labeling actions appropriately, and deciding what are strengths or weaknesses...
Higher Ed Social Studies & History
A Teaching Guide on Local and Global Transitional Justice
The Road to Peace introduces learners to the concept of transitional justice, a process where nations examine the causes of conflict, identify abuses, and use this information to develop a plan to transition to a society that upholds...
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Tutu Calls For More Respect
Students read a newspaper article about a lecture given by Desmond Tutu on the topic of respect. They define vocabulary, complete comprehension worksheets, analyze the use of reflexive pronouns and prepare a short oral presentation on a...
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Making Change: Revolutionary Tactics of the Civil Rights Movement
The film American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs introduces viewers to the differing philosophies of and strategies employed by 1960s civil rights leaders such as Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. and the debate over...
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Refugees and Asylum Seekers
To gain a deeper understanding of the plight of refugees and asylum seekers, class members read stories written from the point of view of an emigrant, map the individual's journey, and note the human rights affected by each stage of the...
8th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed