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136 resources with the keyterm society

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Society Dominos

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Pupils examine six victims of a crime. They role play characters in the scenario and relate feelings as the scene develops. they brainstorm and role play strategies to increase understanding of the rights and responsibilities of citizens...
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Technology Blackout Day

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students participate in a class discussion about modern technology. They discuss the value various technological advances play in their own lives and how technology impacts everyone's lives. Finally, students write a persuasive letter...
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Design Life: Exploring Society Through Art

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Introduce learners to the design elements and artifacts of interior environments in Victorian Canada (or any people and era you care to explore) based on artwork that represents their world. Your secondary social historians view the art...
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The Age of Chivalry: Feudalism and Society

For Students 6th - 10th
If your historians think chivalry is dead, try this worksheet to remind them of its fascinating origins. As pupils read chapter 13 in the McDougal Littell text, World History (attached in case you don't have a class set), they complete...
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Social Problems

For Teachers Higher Ed
An adult ESL class brainstorm what they believe to be the major problems in Namibia. In groups, they use the list of problems and put them into the order of the most critical and the reasons why. They research possible solutions and...
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Civilization

For Teachers 7th - 10th
A good start to a larger discussion, this presentation address the qualities and characteristics of a civilization. It briefly discusses the earliest civilizations, leaving your lecture as the next logical step in a world history or...
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Physics: The Basic Science

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students study physics and its relationship to other sciences.  In this investigative lesson plan students use the scientific method to solve problems.
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Significant Contribution

For Teachers 1st Standards
Examine the lives of people who have made a significant contribution to society. The concept of biography is discussed with the class; they identify important actions, and read passages about Sacagawea and Benjamin Franklin. They write...
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Passport to Ancient Civilizations

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore the concept of contributions of ancient civilizations.  In this civilization lesson, 2nd graders discover what contributions the ancient civilizations of China made to modern times.  Students discover various...
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Philanthropy Framework

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students become community philanthropists. For this social studies lesson, students learn the definition of philanthropy and apply it to Martin Luther King, Jr. The next day, students complete 3 T-charts for 3 historical figures....
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English Settlements in North America, A Royal Charter from the King

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders develop a colony to be evaluated by the teacher in the role of a "Royal Inspector". In this social studies lesson plan, 5th graders design aspects of a successful society by planning forms of government, politics, and an...
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Jacob Riis and the Poor of New York: Reform in the Cities

For Teachers 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 lesson, they discuss...
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The Gilded Age

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Young scholars investigate the economic events that caused such a separation between social classes in the United States during this time period. Then they design financial and social models with the goal of closing the gap between the...
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Progression of Political Movements

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the various political parties throughout history. In groups, they are given documents identifying the platforms of the parties in the 1868 election. To end the lesson, they share their information with the class and...
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Technology and Public Policy

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students examine the relationships between technology and society. The class participates in a mock legislature in order to consider the effects of using nanotechnology on different parts of society. Roles are assigned and at the end...
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Social Issues Facing Children

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the issues facing children in society. In groups, they participate in a simulation to discover the lack of connection between child-support and how it affects the children and society as a whole. To end the lesson,...
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The Big Picture

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students practice how to interview adults and then interview their parents about their lives, family heritage and the communities to which they've grown up in. They go back several generations and create a family tree to place on a map...
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How The Scientists Really Work

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers question the accepted practices of science by scientists and their interactions with technology and society. They devise and conduct appropriate interview procedures for scientists to question their understanding and...
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Earthquake Proof Structures

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders build a structure that is able to withstand a simulated earthquake. They research earthquakes, earthquake measurement, and society's preparation for and reaction to them. Pupils build models and present them to the...
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Off the Record

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Music reflects culture and culture is reflected in popular music. Reading an article on how hip-hop has affected the lives of two young men of different races launches an investigation of the development and influences of various musical...
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Diversity: a World of Difference

For Teachers 1st
First graders each add a different item to a classroom salad while discussing the connection to a multicultural society. They also create a friendship web with yarn by each of them contributing some unique quality about themselves. ...
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Food for Thought: Hunger???Around the Block, Around the World LESSON 2: Local Hunger and Malnutrition

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the difference between hunger and malnutrition. They study the idea of hunger as a theme in literature while discovering how communities can solve hunger problems.
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Debate: Is Cheerleading a Sport?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research how women are perceived in sports. They debate the issue of whether cheer leading should be considered a sport and are scored on student made rubrics.
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The Twentieth Century

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders summarize a decade in the twentieth century and compare it to another decade. They present facts in a Hyperstudio document that includes text, photos, and audio to describe the decade.