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Showdown on the Frontier

Especially critical following a series of shootings in schools, theaters, and religious buildings, it's safe to say that we need to evaluate the current laws on gun control. Eighth graders read a New York Times article in order to better understand gun control initiatives. After further research, they create their own set of recommendations for gun control legislation. Consider finding some more recent articles that discuss gun control initiatives, as these are dated.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 12th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 days
Instructional Strategies
Research
1 more...
Year
2000
Usage Permissions
Fine Print
Included Materials
  • Vocabulary