Young scholars consider the demands of the judicial process and work in small groups to write editorials in response to the one that is read in class. For homework, they grade a television judge and write reflective essays.
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Perspectives and Point of View
Get your middle schoolers engaged in the civil rights movement using primary source documents! Although this lesson doesn't give you much detail, it offers a nice outline. Start by giving pupils a writing prompt to encourage personal...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
To Compromise or Not to Compromise: The Missouri Question
Students evaluate the fairness of the Missouri Compromise. They read the Missouri Compromise and discuss how it reflected the North-South, anti-slavery and pro-slavery division in the country. They work in groups to debate the Missouri...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
Do people have to sacrifice something in order to live peacefully in a community? What is more important--freedom or security? These are the questions class members are asked to ponder after reading John Locke's ideas about a political...
11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable