We found 32 resources with the concept social progress
The Anthropocene and the Near Future: Crash Course Big History #9
12 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
The Anthropocene covers the last century in an unofficial geological era. An informative video considers both the pros and cons of progress. It discusses the environmental impact, changes in lifestyle, political changes, wars, and...
What Do You Want Your Country to be Like?
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How would you like your country to be by 2020? What issues do you feel are most important, and how do those compare with your peers? Learners tackle questions regarding the evolving national and global culture of the twenty-first century...
Lesson: Unmonumental: War, Politics, and Protest
9th - 12th
Get those upper graders thinking about the world, social conflict, and art as a catalyst for change. They'll uncover the meanings behind four abstract works, intended to spread awareness of the need for social change. Kids are then asked...
Martin Luther King and Writing as a Tool for Social Change
6th - 8th
Learners explore writing as an agent for social change. In this Social Studies lesson, students examine the power of writing using Dr. King's Letter from a Birmingham Jail. Learners will practice the technique of persuasive writing by...
Religion in Social Change: What's God Got To Do With It?
8th - 9th
Students determine how religion influences social change. In this religion and social change lesson, students examine how the religious beliefs of Mohandas Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr. were inspirational as they worked to reduce...
Culture Creation vs. Culture Consumption - Finding Voice Through Digital Storytelling
Ninth graders explore the power of media in culture and Gandhi's philosophy of nonviolence. For this nonviolence and media lesson, 9th graders analyze Gandhi's nonviolent methods for social change and discuss the media's power to create...
Gandhi's Non-violent Revolutions: Examining Tools to Make Non-violent
7th - 9th
Students analyze Gandhi's philosophy of nonviolent social change. In this nonviolence and social change lesson, students research a leader from the attached list who practiced nonviolent social change. Students write their own poem...
Willing to Participate: Political Engagement of Young Adults
8th - 12th
Students consider what it means to be politically involved. In this civics activity, students discuss voting as a privilege or right. Students also discuss how they may be able to effect social change through political involvement.
Slavery in My World: Educating for Peace and Social Change
10th - 12th
Learners research present-day slavery issues in a particular country and present their findings to the class. In this slavery in our world lesson plan, students discover the nature and extent of slavery in modern countries, present...
Activism and Social Reform in America from 1800-1850
10th - 12th
Students discuss idea of social status, examine antebellum social reform movements, and compare and contrast experiences of activists who sought to improve workers' lives, end slavery, reform immigration laws, and establish voting rights...