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136 resources with the keyterm society

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The Anatomy of Cool

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students explore differences between superficial and real "coolness," how marketers use cool to sell products, and how their own attitudes and perceptions are affected by media messages that reinforce specific messages about what...
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The Impact of Gender Role Stereotypes

For Teachers 8th - 9th
One of three lessons on gender stereotype, this resource from the Media Awareness Network discusses the violence that is inflicted on men and women as they try to live up to the stereotypes of their gender. The section on women focuses...
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Gender Messages in Alcohol Advertising

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Make your learners critical consumers of media, and foster an awareness of how culture is reflected and shaped by media. This resource covers how alcohol advertising presents and promotes gender stereotypes. After a discussion on...
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Who Knows? Your Privacy in the Information Age

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Teach young adults how to become advocates for their privacy in the modern information age. In a series of five lessons, learners explore their beliefs and opinions about privacy vs. the actual laws regarding who has the right to access...
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Women and World War II

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students determine the influence of World War II on women's roles in society. Students research the answers to questions about how women were able to enter jobs that had not been open to them before the war and how this affected society....
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Slavery, Society, and Apartheid

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the St. John slave revolt of 1733. In this slavery and apartheid lesson, students view the DVD "Slavery, Society, and Apartheid." Students respond to discussion questions regarding the content of the DVD which features...
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The Gilded Age

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students 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 super...
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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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Democracy, A Basic Element In Our Society

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the concept of freedom with the context of the First Amendment. They research and take notes looking for the connections between democracy and freedom. They complete a writing assessment that includes naming all of...
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Debate: Is Cheerleading a Sport?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers 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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How Does Society Work? Studying Taxation

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the concept of taxation and how it is calculated. They reflect on the purpose of taxation and why it is important in today's society. They also develop their financial management skills.
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GUNS AND MUSIC

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the role of the Advertising Standards Agency, the image of crime portrayed by some rap artists, the reality of crime, media influence, and society's influences on the media.
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Technology

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars trace and analyze the impact of the atomic bomb on warfare, society and government. They apply this process to other more modern technological inventions in our lives.
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Orphan Trains

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students are introduced to the concept of orphan trains. In groups, they research the history of the New York Children's Aid Society and begin to identify the social-trade offs involved on the orphan trains. They examine the geneological...
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Society and Environment 3 & 4

For Students 4th - 6th
Here are two warm-up sheets on one piece of paper. Each half sheet (you cut) contains 10 questions related to world geography, states, capitals, oceans, and landforms. The questions cover everything from the largest continent to the...
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Where There's Smoke

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore technology and how it can be used to bring about change in other cultures.  In this investigative lesson students complete several activities using technology. 
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Social Influences (Lesson 1)

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders complete a handout on how their lives differ from those portrayed on television. In groups, they identify their misconceptions about gender roles and equality. They also discover ways to not buy into the negative messages...
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Social Influences (Lesson 2)

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine the social influences on gender and sexuality. In groups, they discuss their responses to how the lives of television characters differ from their own. As a class, they complete a scenerio on stereotypes and...
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Society Dominos

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students 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...
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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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1986 Capsule: Hispanic Influence in the New World

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Learners research the conditions in Spain during the 15th and 16th centuries. In groups, they write a paper on the information they gathered during their research and why the situation is unique to Spain. As a class, they discuss the...
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ECONOMIC SYSTEMS

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students list and explain the three types of economic systems as well as the three economic questions that every economic society must answer at one time or another. In addition, they identify the five features of our market economy.
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Human Needs Know No Boundaries

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders compare and contrast their culture to another culture. Through class discussions, and internet research, learners explore charitable organizations, their services and the impact the organization has had on society. ...
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Interdisciplinary Literary Mix

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners, working in groups, research events of the 1900's and the impact they had on society. They create multimedia presentations to share with the class for a total learning experience.