Students view various aspects of peer pressure and their complications. Students define the issues of uniform rules and design a uniform for their teachers. Students develop ideas for dress codes.
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Vending Machine Bans Increase in Schools Nationwide
Does a ban on vending machines infringe on student rights, or do school officials have an obligation to monitor foods sold on school grounds? Your class members will explore the educational, health, and financial issues related to...
7th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Inspiring Middle School Students to Engage in Deep and Active Learning
After reviewing this document, you will be an expert in both the definition of project-based learning and how to implement it with your class. Discover and explore thorough explanations, detailed examples, and applicable resources for...
6th - 12th Science
The Challenge of School Violence
Learners examine school violence. For this school violence lesson, students listen to a teacher-led lecture regarding statistics and studies about school violence. Learners discuss ways to deter school violence and participate in a...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Teaching Justice: Schooling and the Four Waves of U.S. Immigration
U.S. immigration is the focus of a unit on social justice. Over the course of a school year, young historians read a variety of texts to learn about four waves of immigration that have occurred over time in the U.S. An emphasis on...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History
Uniforms vs. Fashion: Want to Take a Side?
Seventh graders write a draft of a persuasive essay to the principal addressing the issue of whether or not Three Oaks Middle School should adopt uniforms. This instructional activity get your students motivated to try persuasive writing!
7th Social Studies & History
Finding the dress code balance
Learners write a persuasive essay, expressing their opinions of how the school dress code should be changed. Students investigate their own school's dress code, developing their own opinions of whether the dress code should be more or...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History