Students examine and discuss policy reasons for sealing juvenile records. They identify who is a candidate for sealing, discuss their opinions on sealing policies, identify how juvenile records can negatively affect their adult life.
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Lesson: Collect Oral Histories About the Genocide in Guatemala
Begin this powerful study on the Guatemalan genocide with a nine-minute video clip, which can be easily found online. The excerpt introduces the class to this tragedy through a personal account, which is what they will be collecting....
7th - Higher Ed English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Federal Reserve System: Unit
Have your class investigate the functions of the Federal Reserve Banks in this 29 page unit. They participate in a banking activity that explores the fractional reserve banking system. They identify the three basic functions of the...
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
East Timor: The World's Newest Country
This isn't just a hand-out or a reading passage; it's more like a mini book on the history, colonization, independence, and culture of the South East Asian country of Timor. There are extensive readings and discussion questions for...
12th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Students and Freedom of Expression
Should schools restrict students' freedom of expression? Expert groups examine one of six primary source documents and then engage in a jigsaw discussion of this hot-button topic. Individuals then craft an expository essay, taking a...
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
The Congressional Record
For history teachers, history buffs, or the would-be politicians in your class, this app offers up an insider's perspective on the day-to-day discussions that take place on the floor of the United States House of Representatives and...
7th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Child Labor in America
Students investigate child labor during the Great Depression. In this US policy activity, students evaluate multiple layers of the social, economic, and political affects of policy during the Great Depression. Students will engage in 5...
8th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
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