Have Minorities Gained Acceptance
Students cite evidence gathered from magazines about how much Blacks are accepted into the mainstream of American life. They support their conclusions by writing an answer to an essay question.
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Primary Source Worksheet: General Washington, Letter Declaring Acceptance of the Command of the Armies of the United States
Discover what influenced president George Washington's decision in his early career to command the United States army by analyzing his formal acceptance with this primary source analysis worksheet.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Minorities in Mainstream American Society
So many people fought for Civil Rights in the United States. Read about the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and discuss what the act guarantees. Then pass out a slew of magazines and encourage them to observe how often minorities appear in...
11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
A Lesson Before Dying: Culture and History
Readers learn about sharecropping in the South in a unit about Ernest J. Gaines's A Lesson Before Dying. Focusing on the period after Civil War Reconstruction but before the Civil Rights Movement, a set of handouts help to establish the...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Have Minorities Gained Acceptance?
Students examine evidence gathered from magazines about how African Americans have been accepted into the mainstream of American life. They analyze the percentage of minorities in advertisements in their magazine and write an essay on...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
How has culture shaped you? Middle and high schoolers examine different aspects of one's culture, including religious beliefs, social customs, and family traditions, and discuss the ways that their personalities have been formed by these...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
An Attack on Syria- What Would You Do?
Has United States military intervention in the conflicts of other countries always been warranted? After reviewing a brief background on contemporary US conflicts and reading articles describing the civil war in Syria, your learners...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Neil deGrasse Tyson Replies to Lincoln's Gettysburg Address
President Abraham Lincoln may not be the first name that comes up when discussing scientific advancement in the last two centuries, but Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson believes that Lincoln's efforts during the Civil War paved the way...
3 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable