Freedom of Hate Speech?
Students, using a New York Times article as a springboard for discussion, investigate and debate the complex issues of First Amendments Rights and censorship for Hate Groups using Websites for propaganda.
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Snyder v. Phelps
Does the Westboro Baptist Church have the protection of the Constitution when protesting military funerals? High schoolers examine the 2011 Supreme Court case of Snyder v. Phelps before comparing the situation to a fictional scenario of...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
A New Birth of Freedom: Lincoln's Presidency and the Civil War
Eighth graders research events and people from the Civil War. In this Civil War lesson, 8th graders look at Lincoln's presidency and speeches. Students research the lives of important leaders and describe critical events in the war.
8th Social Studies & History
Iran’s 2009 Voter Uprising
Young historians discover how thousands of Iranian citizens risked their lives in 2009 to protest what they believed to be fraudulent election results. The resource includes a fantastic warmup, PowerPoint presentation, video, reading...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Bill of Rights - The First Ten Amendments to the Constitution
The Bill of Rights, and the First Ten Ammendments to the Constitution are the focus of this Social Studies presentation. Students view a presentation that nicely presents, not only what each Ammendment says, but examples of how they...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History