Fighting Fire With Satire
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Students consider satire in the news by exploring various sources of "fake news," and then creating their own political satire in the form of a skit, news article, or cartoon.
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Film Viewing Guide for the movie “Glory” (1998)
Check out this simple, ready-to-use worksheet that your young historians can complete as they watch the motion picture Glory. It begins with a very brief list of characters to track, followed by seven short-answer questions to be...
7 mins 8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Life in a Big Urban City in the Gilded Age
While this presentation is not heavy in text it more than makes up for it with the telling images of life in New York at the turn of the century. Use as a supplemental lecture tool when covering immigration, tenements, Shirtwaist...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Thin Ice Encompassed by Increasing Fire: Conflict and Struggle for Human Rights in the Middle East
To gain a deeper understanding of the scope of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) groups examine a series of videos, articles, and images, to identify the human right's represented. They then research that right in the...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Israel & Palestine: The Fight for Peace
Young researchers explore the history of the peace process in the Middle East. They write a paper about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and view the video Israel and Palestine: The Fight for Peace. They discuss the events leading up to...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History