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The Effects of the Congress of Vienna

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Congress of Vienna instructional activity, students read about the Congress of Vienna and then respond to 4 short answer questions about its impact on Europe.
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H4 Homework Assignment #33-34

For Students 9th - 12th
In this global studies instructional activity, students read the noted pages in their textbooks and then respond to 1 essay question about women in society.
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H4 Homework Assignment #40

For Students 9th - 12th
In this global studies worksheet, students read the noted pages in their textbooks and then respond to 1 essay question about religious conflict.
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The Movement Before the Movement: Civil Rights Activists in the 1940s

For Students 8th - 12th
In this civil right worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer that requires them to list ways that World War II and events in the 1940's led to the growth of the American Civil Rights Movement. 
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Tips for Studying History

For Students 6th - 12th
In this historical analysis worksheet, students read the 6 tips for studying historical time periods and then read a 1-paragraph selection about the Chinese approach to history and respond to 3 short answer questions.
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Adding to the Picture: The 1963 March on Washington For Jobs & Freedom

For Students 8th - 12th
In this primary source analysis instructional activity, students examine a document about the March on Washington as well as the "I Have a Dream Speech." Students then complete a graphic organizer that requires them to analyze the...
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What This Cruel War Was Over: Historical Marker

For Students 9th - 12th
In this American Civil War activity, students compose the text of a historical marker about the Civil War to be placed in Virginia. Students also explain how they chose their answers.
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Focus Questions for Running for Freedom Activity

For Students 8th - 12th
In this primary source analysis worksheet, students examine 2 fugitive slave advertisements and then respond to the 5 short answer questions to help them analyze the historical documents.
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Patterns, Patterns, Everywhere!

For Teachers K
Students are introduced to patterns within patterns and create their own patterns in a PowerPoint. In this pattern lesson plan, students view a PowerPoint presentation about patterns and use manipulatives to make and define their own...
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Recognizing Bias

For Teachers 6th - 12th
This PowerPoint outlines methods for recognizing bias in various forms of media. The presentation defines loaded words, stereotypes, and one-sided arguments as types of bias and also highlights the characteristics of facts and opinions. 
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Challenging Assumptions

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
After experiencing how quick and easy it is to make judgments as part of an opening activity, learners discuss the concept of a stereotype and the need to think critically and question our immediate assumptions.
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The Twits - The Twits Get the Shrinks

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Turn readers into investigative journalists. The 11th and final lesson that accompanies The Twits by Roald Dahl asks the question "What happened to Mr. and Mrs. Twit?" The lesson uses mind maps and group discussion to help answer the...
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From "First Crossing"

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Young scholars look closely at four tales taken from the collection of short stories, First Crossing edited by Donald R. Galloby. While examining the life of four teenagers and the lives they lead as U.S. immigrants, your enthusiastic...
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The Twits - Muggle-Wump Has an Idea

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
If a bar of chocolate was on the floor, would you try to pick it up? What if it was covered with glue? The eighth activity in an 11-part unit designed to accompany The Twits by Roald Dahl has scholars imagine crazy scenarios. The...
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Planning Time

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Ever feel there's just not enough hours in the day? Young adults explore an important part of personal development using a group of activities. After comparing how they actually spend their time with how they would like to, scholars...
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lesson: Facing a Stone Situation

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Can you imagine what it's like to be able to carve an animal out of stone? Kids do, as they analyze the techniques used to create the South Indian sculpture, Sacred Bull of Shiva. After a critical look at the piece, they write a...