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Cartoons for the Classroom: Why are Cartoonists Vital to Democracy
11th - 12th
A thought-provoking activity doesn't prompt learners to analyze a political cartoon, but rather the importance of political cartoonists in general. They work together and discuss the role cartoonists play in the democratic system. Use...
Walt Whitman to Langston Hughes: Poems for a Democracy
10th - Higher Ed
Explore the idea of democratic poetry. Upper graders read Walt Whitman, examining daguerreotypes, and compare Whitman to Langston Hughes. They describe aspects of Whitman's I Hear America Singing to Langston Hughes' Let America Be...
The Role of Dissent in a Democracy: Lessons from Kent State University
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Young historians analyze the 1970 Kent State shootings to discuss the role dissent plays in a democracy. After viewing a detailed PowerPoint presentation, learners express their desire for change via a medium of their choice.
Practice Test: Civic Responsibilities in American Society
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Is voting in American democracy a right or privilege? What exactly are civic responsibilities? Here is a 20-question multiple-choice assessment that covers a wide range of items related to civic duty in American society.
What Honeybees Can Teach Us About Democracy
3 mins 9th - 12th
While the United States has a representative democracy, honeybees have a true democracy. The video explains how honeybees vote, how they research their decision making process, and the importance of influencing others. It also describes...