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Nonprofit Environmental Groups
Students examine the importance of nonprofit organizations when it comes to the environment. They discover how to evaluate different organizations. They research different organizations and present their findings to the class.
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Drafting Board: Interest Groups
Does the influence of interest groups harm a political system? Your class members will analyze the role of interest groups in American politics, as well as consider the effect of perspective, bias, loyalty, and the First Amendment.
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Using an engaging analogy regarding who decides what food should be served in cafeterias, your learners will discover how interest groups work to persuade policy makers and advocate for the needs of their groups. Topics covered in the...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Socio-Economic Goals of the Government
Equity. Increased productivity. Price stability. Environmental protection. Decreased poverty. Governments establish socio-economic goals and then must design and fund programs to address these goals. Groups investigate various programs...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Karma Tycoon (Video Game): Running a Nonprofit Unit
Your class learns to launch and operate a nonprofit, procure funding, manage finances, and help others with this superbly designed unit. Includes well-crafted activities, Internet research, worksheets, vocabulary, and a high-interest...
7th - 12th 21st Century Skills
Art as Advocacy for Social Change
“Humanscape No.65” by Melesia Casas and Ester Hernandez’s “Sun Maid Raisins” launch a study of how works of art can advocate for social change. After examining these two works and discussing the human rights issues raised, class members...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Designed
Investigations in Aid: Identifying the Need
Students investigate the needs in emerging nations. In this emerging nations lesson plan, students research the conditions for needs in the given countries. Students are assigned to the country groups of Honduras, Nigeria, Bosnia,...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History