Social Mobility Teacher Resources

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Rockefeller's Revenge: Exxon and Mobil Unite

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Study the impact and possible outcomes of the Exxon-Mobil merger in your language arts, social studies, or economics class. Secondary learners evaluate a series of graphs, write a paragraph interpreting the data, and engage in class...
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Citizen Watchdogs and the News

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
To conclude their case study of media coverage of the shooting of Michael Brown by a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer, class members consider the role of citizen watchdogs in a democratic society, develop strategies for combating...
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We Can Do It!: Challenge Activities (Theme 10)

For Teachers 1st Standards
We Can Do It! is the theme of a unit comprised of challenge activities designed to stretch knowledge and encourage reflection. Pupils take part in creating a classroom mural depicting learning outcomes, making a gift a card to help...
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India and the Caste System in 200 B.C.E.

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Many young people know India had a caste system that prevented social mobility and structured Indian society. The connections between the caste system and economics may not be as clear, however. A reading, chart activity, and PowerPoint...
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The Internet of Things: IoT

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
How has the Internet of Things affected our lives? Scholars examine the massive influence of mobile devices in this analysis lesson, which begins with a seven-minute documentary clip. They also read a New York Times article (linked)...
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Breaking Down Invisible Walls

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Social boundaries and cultural understandings are a major element of our adolescent development. Help your learners become aware of the "invisible walls" they create and that exist not only in their own school, but also in the world...
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Mobiles For Good-Mobile Phone Uses

For Students 7th - 8th
In this mobile phone activity, students read a selection about mobile phones and their uses in today's society, then complete a variety of comprehension activities related to the passage.
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Bring Down the Barriers: Lesson 9 Is Number 9 Of 15 In Unit Plan

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students examine the issues of prejudice and hatred. For this poetry lesson, students analyze how Rosa Parks addressed an issue of social injustice. Students go on to conduct research on Rosa Parks and compose an acrostic poem about her.
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A Visual History: Industry, Society, and Social Mobility in Hartford

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the industrialization of Hartford.  In this American History lesson, 11th graders analyze pictures in Hartford.  Students participate in a gallery walk of artifacts. 
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Voter Mobilization in Texas

For Students 4th - 12th
Henry B. Gonzalez, José Luis Guttierez, and Willie Velasquez are the focus of a video that spotlights the contributions the three individuals made for the Chicano population. Actual footage alongside passionate interviews from family...
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Proud to Be Me Mobile

For Teachers K - 2nd
Student create mobiles to promote self-awareness and discovery. In this creative hands-on mobile lesson, learners use large star patterns to create a mobile that reflects a theme they've chosen, representing something about themselves....
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For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Mobile phones have become an integral part of many people's lives. Examine the role and impact of technology through a short video and related activities. Pupils share what they use their phones for before viewing the film. Class members...
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Respect Mobiles

For Teachers 7th Standards
How do your students respect others? What about themselves? What about the larger community? Have them think about the ways they could demonstrate respect with an activity that prompts them to consider actions in three different contexts.
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Sports for Social Change

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
After watching a short online film about a soccer player Nolusindiso Plaatje and his help with the Grassroot Soccer program, a community education effort aimed at spreading awareness about HIV/AIDS prevention, use a lesson plan to prompt...
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A Personal Journey

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners will share ideas about class mobility. They create a timeline that chronicles milestones in their own lives, and synthesize their learning by writing personal essays about their class status and aspirations for the future.
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Concepts of Class

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this Concepts of Class worksheet, learners answer ten questions about issues and theories of class, social mobility, and social stratification.
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La Mobile: A Case Study of Exploration and Settlement

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Le Moyne brothers, Jean-Baptiste and Pierre, were among the first explorers of the Gulf Coast. Class members read biographical information and journal entries about these men, study maps showing where the settlements they established...
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Get Out, Get Active: Three Social Studies Activities Your Students Will Love

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Three recommendations to help keep your students engaged via outdoors social studies activities.
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Understanding Viral Messages

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Imagine advertising for a product but not being paid to do so. Welcome to the world of Viral Messaging. Class members first view a T-Mobile flash mob video that went viral and has been seen by over 14 million viewers. After analyzing the...
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Grow a Musical Instrument

For Teachers K - 6th
Music, culture, social studies, and plant growth all in one! Kids explore the various type of traditional African instruments that are made out of gourds. They then grow their own gourds and use them to create a wide variety of African...
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What's on My Plate?

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Kids work together in groups to discuss and understand the differences between a typical diet and a healthy one. They use the My Plate recommendations to compare what they eat with what they should be eating according to the MyPlate...
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Medical Ethics

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Just because we have the ability to determine an organism's traits through genetic testing, should we do it? Middle-school medical experts examine the ethical dilemmas in biotechnology in the 17th and final installment in a series of...
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The Caste System in India

For Students 9th - 11th
It's so important to help our pupils understand different societies and lifestyles found around the globe. They will read a very brief explanation of the traditional Caste system in India, answer 10 comprehension questions, and analyze 5...
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Mobile of Information

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students create a mobile of various geometric designs to be usend to display information from a variety of texts. They add graphics as well as graphs and charts, color, design and artwork to express the ideas learned through the...

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