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Using Photographs to Teach Social Justice

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Social justice is the theme of a 12-lesson unit that uses photographs to focus students' attention on and expand their understanding of current social issues facing society. Class members learn how to closely examine an image, and to...
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Montgomery to the Supreme Court

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore Supreme Court cases that featured Civil Rights issues. In this Supreme Court lesson, students examine primary source records regarding Rosa Parks, the Montgomery Bus Boycott, and the Browder v Gayle case, in order to...
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Turning Courtrooms into Classrooms

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Turn the class into the next episode of Law & Order! Scholars work together to create a mock trial over the course of several weeks before going before a judge for the case performance. They take on different roles, go through...
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Court Proceedings Civil Cases

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What's the difference between civil and criminal law? How do the court proceedings differ in these two types of trials? How do the standards of proof differ? Why do these differences exist? As part of their examination of the US court...
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Conducting Direct and Cross-Examinations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify the purposes of cross and direct examinations. After writing their own examinations, they practice giving them to another student role-playing a witness. They discuss the need for lawyers to be aware of the jury...
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Crazy 8s (Tennis)

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Practice those forehand and backhand tennis strokes. Here's an activity to practice hitting the ball diagonally across the court and also hitting the ball down the alley line. This figure eight drill can be challenging for young learners...
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Brown v. Board of Education (1954)

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Learners are given an overview of the Supreme Court case Plessy v. Ferguson, the tenets of the Fourteenth Amendment, and the rejection of the "separate but equal" doctrine by Brown v. Board of Education with this worksheet.
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The First Amendment and Virginia v. Black

For Teachers 10th - 11th Standards
Are there, and should there, be any limits on the First Amendment's protection of free speech? Class members grapple with this question as they examine several controversial court cases involving the First Amendment.
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Basketball Notes

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Everything you wanted to know about basketball, and more! A very well-organized presentation to introduce the basic terminology and skills of basketball. Everything from the court, scoring, and fouls, to the five cues used for shooting a...
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Boundary Crossing

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore the issues that arose as a result of boundary crossing.  In this US History lesson, 7th graders research supreme court cases in regards to crossing boundaries.  Students present their findings to the class.
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Burning Hatred

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the constitutionality of various forms of expression; they then take part in a mock trial on the issue of cross burning. Divide the class into three groups; Supreme Court Justices, and two groups that don't agree on this...
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Latino Americans and Immigration Laws: Crossing the Border

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students identify both views on U.S. immigration policy. They write a persuasive essay defending either a liberal or restrictive immigration policy. Students identify the major laws regulating immigration since 1875. They create a...
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Study Guide: The Age of Jackson

For Students 9th - 11th
Prepare your class for an exam on the age of Jackson. Not Michael Jackson, Andrew Jackson. Pupils' focus will be guided by 40 different prompts that have them looking up vocabulary words, cross-referencing important names and events, and...
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The Amendment Process and the Bill of Rights

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Did you know that lawmakers have proposed more than 5,000 bills to amend the US Constitution in Congress? Your class learns intriguing facts about the process of choosing amendments. A variety of activities including before and after...
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Court Documents Related to Martin Luther King, Jr., and Memphis Sanitation Workers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read about the civil rights movement in their textbooks. They engage in a whole-class discussion of how nonviolent direct action can be a powerful tool for bringing about social, economic, or political change.
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Branching out into Politics: the Structure of Federal and State Government

For Teachers 8th
Do your eighth graders know the difference between the Federal and State Governments? Encourage them to learn more about the three branches in each government with a jigsaw activity. Groups work together at six different stations to...
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Scopes Trial Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners are able to prepare arguments for a moot court case. They know how the Scopes Trial impacts academic freedom today. Students know what constitutional amendments are applicable to this issue (including the Butler Act). They...
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Realizing the Dream

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore racial equality. In this cross curriculum U.S. civil rights history and literacy lesson, students read excerpts from fiction and nonfiction text that address racial equality and school integration. Students identify...
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Your Right to an Attorney

For Teachers 9th - 12th
An outstanding lesson on a person's right to have attorney's representation in a court case is here for your young learners of the law. Pupils read a lengthy account that spells out the laws regarding legal representation, then answer...
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Gibbons v. Ogden (1824)

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Discover how the United States Congress has used the Commerce Clause to regulate business activity, set a national minimum wage, limit the age of child laborers, and other important measures with these informative worksheets.
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Team Handball

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students play a team sport. In this team handball lesson, students review the rules of the court and how to pass the ball. Students practice two types of passing and play a game of handball.
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Team Handball

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students learn to play a team sport. In this handball lesson, students review passing the ball and practice a crossing drill while defenders try to steal the ball. Students review what they have learned.
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Documents and Photographs Related to Japanese Relocation During World War II

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze photographs and documents to explore the Japanese Relocation Camps. They complete an analysis worksheet and share with the class. They write a dialogue based on real life examples of families affected and research court...
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Floor Pong

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Set up small courts and use ping pong paddles to practice hand-eye coordination.  Use the same rules as if you were playing on a ping pong table or mix up the rules and allow the ball to bounce twice. Sounds like a fun way to practice...

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