Keeping an Appointment
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Students studey about Bernard B. Kerik's decision to withdraw his nomination as homeland security secretary by President Bush. They hold a mock vetting process for other potential nominees for this position.
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Peace and Conflict in the news
Young scholars gain an awareness of conflict and peace keepings around the world. In this peace and conflict lesson plan, students use newspapers, magazines, the Internet, and other mediums to research and discuss the awareness of peace...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
“You Better Check Yourself!”: Separation of Powers and Checks and Balances in the US Government
Through role playing as one of the three branches of government regarding a congressional decision made in 2000, learners explore the concept of separation of powers and checks and balances.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Peer Advocacy Guide
Teasing, mocking, and disrespect can be the hallmarks in the life of those with disabilities. Disrupt the cycle of abuse with a toolkit designed to turn peers into advocates for all those who are bullied. Everything needed to create a...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Cartoons for The Classroom: Lame Duck Congress
Clear up "lame duck" congressional confusion with this political cartoon analysis worksheet. Background information on the concept's history and current use is provided, and 2 cartoons give a past and present context. Three talking...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Key Holder (Tahilwidar) Tradition in Afghanistan
The fifth in a series of six lessons focusing on Afghan history and art Here's the amazing story of the Tahilwidar, or Key Holder Tradition in Afghanistan. Class groups are assigned roles and then act out the process, developed to keep...
4th - 12th Social Studies & History
Landscaping in the Neighborhood
Students discuss the proposed plan to turn a field near their school into a housing complex. Individually, they develop a plan to propose to the developer to keep the land in its natural state. Using a map, they map out the property and...
9th - 12th English Language Arts