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Changes in a Democratic Society

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Democracies are not static. To learn more about how the United States form of democratic government has changed over time, class members examine primary and secondary sources, including works of art, and reflect on what these sources...
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Sacred Stories of Native Americans

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A Native America in the Classroom collection provides six videos and support materials about indigenous peoples who lived throughout North, Central, and South America. Young historians are introduced to Incan and Hopi origin stories, a...
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Are You a Democrat or a Republican? Are You Really?

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Have new or soon-to-be voters examine different political parties and their platforms as they figure out which one aligns most with their beliefs. After taking a few online quizzes, students split into pairs to discuss and then in larger...
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The First American Party System: Federalists and Democratic-Republicans: The Platforms They Never Had

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the beginnings of the political party system in the US. They determine the key positions of both the Federalists and the Democratic-Republicans. They compare the views of the early political parties with those of today.
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Using Multimedia to Teach Core Democratic Values

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students produce multimedia presentation to fellow class members on one of the Core Democratic Values, such as patriotism or civilian control of military, that is part of State of Michigan Social Studies Framework.
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Change in a Democratic Society (Lesson 1 of 3)

For Teachers 8th - 12th
What does "The Sword of Damocles" have to do with the formation of American democracy and the US Constitution? Class members begin their study of changes in a democratic society by considering the allusions in English painter Richard...
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Minorities in a Democracy

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students consider diversity in democracies. In this democratic values lesson, students read an article titled, "Minorities in a Democracy." Students respond to discussion questions about the article.
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Political Parties Rest in Peace

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Before Democrats and Republicans, there were Whigs, Dixiecrats, Federalists and Anti-Federalists, Populists, Prohibitionists, Progressives, and the list goes on. Your young historians will discover the evolution of political parties in...
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Geography Now! Congo (Democratic Republic)

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Many know this country as Zaire, but the Democratic Republic of Congo's new name reflects its violent history. While it has an estimated 25 trillion dollars' worth of minerals and ores, the current political situation is the legacy of...
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Core Democratic Values in Action

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students compare and contrast rules they have in their homes and in the classroom. In this values lesson, students identify rules at home and relate to rules of other families. They list family rules, connect classroom rules to values...
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Democratic Reform and Activism

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Touch upon some of the major players, royalty, and activists that brought or supported democratic reform in Great Britain. The presentation is minimal in scope but would be a suitable as a mini-lecture.
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Lesson Four: Evolution of American Political Parties

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the 2 main American political parties. In this American politics lesson, students discover how the Democrat and Republican Parties came to be and then create vocabulary booklets for the lesson.
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Democratic Republic of Congo - Map Skills

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Work on your map skills with a packet of activities about the river basins in the Democratic Republic on Congo. Learners study the maps provided before answering the geography questions and writing an acrostic poem about the region.
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It's My Party

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students compare/contrast the Republican and Democratic platforms using Venn diagrams, then read and discuss, "The Conventions Are Over. The Party's Just Starting." students then participate in a mock press conference and write editorial...
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Bullying and Core Democratic Values

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore the concept of core democratic values. After completing a survey of student populations regarding bullying, small groups analyze their findings and present their findings to the Student Council, principal, or the...
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Cartoons in the Classroom: Pitfalls of Democratic Elections

For Students 8th - 12th
In this current events worksheet, students analyze political cartoons about democratic elections that go bad. Students respond to 3 talking point questions.
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The Declaration of Independence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify and examine the Declaration of Independence and ascertain its true intent and its eventual realization. Then they analyze the Declaration of Independence and summarize the intentions of the Declaration. Students also...
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Tunisia to Egypt & Beyond: Freedom & Democracy?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine democratic values. In this current events lesson plan, students watch video clips about rebellions on Tunisia and Egypt. Students respond to the provided discussion questions and participate in a critical thinking...
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What Are Our Common Values?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students make a poster. In this values lesson, students read the Preamble to the Constitution and discuss the core democratic values that are found there and in the Declaration of Independence. Students are each assigned a core...
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World Governments and Mapping Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here you will find maps, great informational text, and vital information on political systems and government. The slide show provides material on democratic and nondemocratic systems of government as well as a map activity intended to...
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Democratic Reform and Activism Democratic Reform and Activism

For Students 7th - 10th
For this British history worksheet, students examine a timeline about democratic reform in the nation and then respond to 7 short answer questions based on the information.
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Changes in a Democratic Society (Lesson 3 of 3)

For Teachers 8th - 12th
How is Rodin's "Monument for the Defense of Paris" an example of the birth of democracy? What does the sculpture say about the price of liberty and democracy? To conclude a three-lesson unit that asks class members to analyze works of...
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Speaking Kindness in Democratic Classrooms

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students write rules for their classroom. In this community building lesson, students discuss reasons for rules and write their own guidelines for appropriate classroom behavior.
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Comparing Foundations of Democracy

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students examine democratic values. In this democratic ideologies lesson plan, students discuss individual rights and rights of the group. Students also discuss the implications of the priorities made in democratic societies regarding...

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