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13 resources with the concept american society

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“Every Day We Get More Illegal” by Juan Felipe Herrera

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A study of Jan Felipe Herrera's poem "Every Day We Get More Illegal" opens the door for a discussion on immigration. To begin, class members examine the photograph "Desert Survival," record their observations of the image, and then...
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Mass Incarceration as a Form of Racialized Social Control

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Mass incarceration: A result of a tough stance on crime or racial discrimination, you decide. Academics explore the history and reasons behind mass incarcerations in the United States and its impact on ethnic communities. The...
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Chicago: Choices and Changes

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Chicago, a city that is ever changing. A thought-provoking lesson, geared toward third-grade social studies, explains how the city of Chicago has changed over time. It discusses important leaders to the founding of the city, like Daniel...
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US History and Government Examination: June 2011

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Those who lived during the Great Depression could clearly draw a line between the roaring 1920s and the desolation of the following decade. Class members examine these two periods and compare them using an essay question prompt and...
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What’s A Hot Job?

For Teachers 10th Standards
What jobs are the next best thing? Curious career scholars explore their options in lesson three of a five-part series. Pupils research job trends and labor statistics before discussing the factors that influence occupation trends. 
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An Introduction to Robert Putnam's Bowling Alone

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How important is connectedness in a community? Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community by Robert Putnam details the early 21st century theory of the decreased value of social capital. A short analysis video takes...
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Fact and Opinion within the Media

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How can the media foster cultural misunderstandings? These activities encourage learners to distinguish between fact and opinion in the media
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How Psychology Benefits Society

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How do people form their opinions about certain social issues? Scholars research current global issues to find out how psychology plays a role in swaying thoughts. Using blogs, writings, and presentations, they uncover why people think...
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Defining The Roles Of Men And Women In American Society

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Learners identify and document their views on the roles of men and women in society today. They examine photographs and interpret the roles of men and women during the first half of the 20th Century.
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A New Society Project

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine the social and political movements of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era. In this American history lesson, 9th graders work in groups to form their own society and laws. Students make a diagram of their town and...
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American Society Since 1970 (1)

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students answer 13 multiple choice questions regarding 1970's American society. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The Poet's Message-"The Colored Soldier" by Langston Hughes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners analyze the poem, "The Colored Soldier" by Langston Hughes to gain a greater experience of how poets use language to create meaning, influence thinking and thus become pioneers of change in American society. They work on the...
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Bigger Than Life, But Not Necessarily Better

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students evaluate images of health in American society, then students examine where one develops his or her views about health.