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Famous Peacemakers ~ Creating a Declaration of Peace
Students read about famous peacemakers and identify their characteristics. They reseach a peacemaker they are interested in. They create a Declaration of Peace to share with the community.
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Are We the People?
Taking on the roles of a fiery Boston patriot, a Philadelphia merchant's wife, and a prominent abolitionist, your young historians will consider the reactions of these early Americans to the creation of the Declaration of Independence,...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Human Rights Defined
Class members continue their investigation of the factors that influence migration with a lesson on human rights. As they examine the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and selected US Constitutional Amendments, learners compare the...
8th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Famous Peacemakers - Creating a Declaration of Peace
Students create written reports about a famous peacemaker. In this peacemaker lesson plan, students use books and the internet to research someone who is famous for creating peace in the world and write a report on it.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History
Reading Strategies for the Social Studies Class
Word splashes, read-draw-talk-write activities, exhibits. Middle schoolers use the Storypath approach to a unit study of America's concerns during the Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis. Teams organize a 21st century world's fair,...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Human Rights in the US
Introduce your class to human rights and ask them to consider big questions about being human. Small groups create characters and represent their characters on large paper with images and words. After a discussion, they define human...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Let There Be Peace: Nobel Prize Winners
What is the Nobel Peace Prize? After they establish criteria for great leadership, secondary learners read a New York Times article about President Jimmy Carter's acceptance of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002. Individuals research the...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
How Does the Nobel Peace Prize Work?
What do Juan Manuel Santos Calderon, the Tunisian Nation Dialogue Quartet, Barrack Obama, Bertha Von Suttner, and Malala Yousafzai all have in common? Each of these remarkable individuals is the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. But just...
6 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History