The California Recall Election
Students identify facts about the structure of the California recall election. They research the history of recall elections throughout the United States. They analyze the positives and negatives of a governor recall election.
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As your young learners begin to understand the importance and major components of civic duty, offer them a comprehensive rundown of voting in the United States. These reading materials and worksheet activities cover the steps it takes to...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Civil Rights in America
Civil Rights in America is the theme of this 2014 packet of materials prepared for Florida's Black History Month studies. Class members examine news reports and images of key civil rights leaders and events during the struggle for equal...
K - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Revolution! The Atlantic World Reborn
This resource is rich with primary and secondary source material regarding major events in the Atlantic world during the Age of Revolution. While there are suggested classroom activities toward the beginning of the resource, its true...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Is the Death Penalty Constitutional?
Is the death penalty constitutional? To prepare for a Structured Academic Controversy (SAC) activity on this topic, partners brainstorm questions and read primary source documents to find answers to their questions. Groups are then...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
California Electricity Crisis
Students study the causes of electricity shortage in California in 2000-2001. In this social studies lesson, students evaluate the effect of the deregulation process. They discuss the actions taken by the government to solve the crisis.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
The House Un-American Activities Committee
Was the House Un-American Activities Committee justified in investigating subversive influences in the entertainment industry? Part two of the three-part series of lessons that examine the anti-communism movement after World War II,...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable