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The Statue of Liberty: The Meaning and Use of a National Symbol

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Engage your class in a series of activities, each related to the use or analysis of symbols used to convey patriotic or national concepts. They identify different national symbols and explain their meanings, discussing the importance of...
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Give Me Liberty or Give Me Freedom

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Welcome to America, the land of liberty and freedom. Examine the ways in which the terms liberty and freedom have been used in the United States. After researching and analyzing quotations from the past and present, learners create an...
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Bill of Rights

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discuss the government as a whole and then each amendment is examined. They complete a Bill of Rights test in groups or on their own. Answers are gone over in class and discussion is encouraged.
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Express Yourself Lesson Seed 3

For Teachers 6th Standards
If you're looking to set your class up for writing effective arguments, try out this idea. While originally created with freedom as a guiding idea, the activity could easily be adapted for other themes. As a class, create a chart of...
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Civil Rights Video

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Freedom, independence, liberty: the ideas the USA was built on. A string of images is connected with a freedom song and provides an opportunity for learners to really think about what civil rights are. Start and end your unit on civil...
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Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt: The Real Story

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Learners learn how slaves communicated with each other.  In this slavery and freedom lesson plan, students learn how slaves used quilts as maps, learn what different quilt patterns meant, draw a picture for their class freedom quilt and...
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During Reading Strategies

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
"How important is freedom to you and your family?" The guiding question becomes much more powerful after your class reads and responds to a passage from a historical novel. While reading the passage, they complete a graphic organizer...
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American Heritage Themes

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Pupils define freedom, unity, progress, and responsibility in relation to American Heritage. They explore the origin of how American Heritage was developed and ways in which they can continue it today.  They also determine ways they can...
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Thanksgiving

For Teachers 1st
First graders summarize similarities and differences of life in England and America for the Pilgrims by reading a mini-book. Then, they write a journal entry in first person on what it is like to be a pilgrim in England and in America....
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Freedom Train

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students engage in a lesson that is concerned with the concept of slavery and focuses on the Underground Railroad. They conduct research using a variety of resources. The information is used as inspiration for the creation of a dream...
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Introduction to the Bill of Rights

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students evaluate what freedom means, how rules are important and the significance of individual rights. They find images that depict their interpretation of freedom and complete handouts.
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How Man Negotiates Away His Natural Freedom

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Learners recognize that our legal-political system hasdeveloped through a process of moving from philosophical ideals to compromised working models. They apply John Locke's views to the development of U.S. political theory and systems.
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Free Enterprise System

For Teachers 4th - 5th
What are the benefits of a having a free enterprise system. In groups, your young entrepreneurs create a new business concept and brochure, then work independently to write a brief essay on business freedoms. This a fun and motivating...
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Enslaved African Americans and Expressions of Freedom

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers analyze a painting from African-American culture to determine its meaning. Reading slave spirituals, they discover what live was like for African-Americans who were enslaved in the South. They draw conclusions about their...
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Freedom Fighters Throughout American History

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use the internet to research people who have contributed to the cause of freedom. They identify examples of freedom which are important to them and categorize them. In groups, they create a timeline of the Freedom Fighters and...
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Freedom and Dignity Project

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore slavery and the civil war. In groups, 11th graders discuss and slavery and identify reasons for its beginning. In groups, they role-play a character for a talk show. Students determine what slavery was like in...
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Loyalist? Ghosts of the Hudson River Valley

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students examine how national events effect them in New York. They examine case studies about individuals who represent different groups in society.
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Minty

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students investigate, read, and discuss about other famous Afro-American leaders. Students compare/contrast slaves home, activities, etc. with that of Afro- Americans today. Students create a time line to post on the wall of Harriet's...
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Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders read the story, "Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt" and discuss slavery. After answering questions about the story, 3rd graders sing "Follow the Drinkin' Gourd" and explore the clues in each verse that allowed the slaves to...
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What Would Hannah Think?

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students read excepts from various government documents on the issue of slavery in America. Using the internet, they research a topic related to slavery of interest to them and present to the class their findings. They examine the life...
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Continuity and Change

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students identify those freedoms most important to them and identify characteristics of a "good" rule. They then develop "good" rules for the world and identify how decisions or rules made today might affect the future.
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Freedom is not Universal

For Students 8th - 12th
In this current events worksheet, students analyze political cartoons that feature caricatures of political leaders that have been challenged. Students respond to 3 talking point questions.
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Bill of Rights: Rights and Responsibilities

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore the meaning of freedom.  In this U.S. History lesson, students research the Declaration of Independence and how it relates to American freedom by completing activities and a mock trial.
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A New Birth of Freedom: Black Soldiers in the Union Army

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students investigate the history of civil rights by viewing historical photographs.  In this U.S. history lesson, students discuss why Black Soldiers fought for their rights by joining the Union Army in the 1800's.  Students complete a...