Social Issues Teacher Resources
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Recovery! Coping with the Effects of a Natural Disaster
8th - 12th
Students explore natural disasters and the devastation caused by them. Using specified websites, learners examine how people rebuild after a disaster. In groups, they design and rebuild a community and conclude by writing an essay...
A Martin Luther King Jr. Pictorial Timeline and Photo Album
9th - 12th
Students research the life of Martin Luther King. They analyze the research information and draw their own series of scenes in Martin Luther King's life. They create a class photo album and pictorial time line of Martin Luther King's life.
Eleanor Roosevelt and Hillary Clinton: Activist First Ladies
9th - Higher Ed
Students are divided into six smaller groups, with each group assigned to the task of exploring one of the aspects of the lives of both Eleanor Roosevelt and Hillary Clinton. They prepare a grid on which to record their findings and...
Protecting Our Natural World: Issues of Conservation
9th - Higher Ed
Students explore various agencies that were created to protect the environment and the tension that was created in our country when they were formed. They show their findings in a variety of ways, including posters, research papers,...
Jacob Riis and the Poor of New York: Reform in the Cities
6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine the characteristics of the Gilded Age. In groups, they read primary source documents and examine photographs to develop a hypothesis about people living during this time period. To end the instructional activity,...