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Oxymorons

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this vocabulary worksheet, students read 100 English oxymorons. They include "absolutely unsure" and "hone hundred and ten percent."
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Glyph: The Year of the Tiger

For Students 4th - 5th
In this Chinese calendar instructional activity, students read about the Year of the Tiger and the common attributes of people born in those years. Following 12 directions, students color the tiger picture in different colors depending...
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Altruism: Meeting Society's Needs

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students study society's needs and altruism within communities. In this altruism lesson, students identify and categorize the basic needs that human beings have and define altruism. Students complete research on altruistic organizations...
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War and International Law:America’s Foreign Policy: A Brief History

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discover the history of American foreign policy. In this foreign policy lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture that presents a brief history of American foreign policy. Students respond to discussion...
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Gilded Era Business Practices and Decision-Making 1880-1920

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine the American business boom of the Gilded Era. In this Gilded Era lesson, 7th graders examine photographs, advertisements, and documents to determine how businesses marketed their products.
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Cataloguing the Past

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students reflect on the Holocaust. In this Holocaust Memorial Day lesson, students visit selected Web sites to research the Holocaust and the establishment of a day of reflection regarding it. 
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Audrey Hepburn

For Students 4th - 8th
In this famous peopleworksheet, students read a passage about Audrey Hepburn and then complete a variety of in-class and homework activities to support comprehension, including partner interviews, spelling, cloze, synonym matches, and...
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Francis Firebrace

For Students 4th - 8th
In this famous person instructional activity, students read a passage about Francis Firebrace and then complete a variety of in-class and homework activities to support comprehension, including partner interviews, spelling, cloze,...
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Mother Teresa

For Students 4th - 8th
In this famous leaders activity, students read a passage about Mother Teresa and then complete a variety of in-class and homework activities to support comprehension, including partner interviews, spelling, cloze, synonym matches, and...
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Who Should Rule the Interim Government in Iraq?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the concept of an Interim Government in Iraq and propose possible leadership options.
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The Economics of Conflict

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine how economics can empower or disempowers people of a nation. In groups, they analyze how commodities for economic power have changed and the trends that might affect future empowerment. They describe Canada's...
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Queen Elizabeth II Addresses United Nations

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students examine an article that discusses Queen Elizabeth's address to the United Nations General Assembly. In this lesson, students complete several assignments that are centered around the topic of the article, including vocabulary,...
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Migration and Refugees

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore issues relating to refugees. Using the internet, they gather facts about refugees. Students discuss the range of situations which turn citizens of one country into refugees of another.
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First Peoples Project

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Learners participate in this project to connect the indigenous groups of the world. They create a calendar with their artwork with the hope new ideas can be exchanged between groups.
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What Do They Do? A Current Events Action

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research and identify philanthropic organizations involved in current events. In this current events lesson, students search newspaper articles for philanthropic organizations, such as the Red Cross, and how they are related to...
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Albert Schweitzer: Darkness And Light

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students view a documentary which examines the life and work of Albert Schweitzer. Specifically, it explores the controversy surrounding Schweitzer. Darkness and Light would be useful for classes on World History, African History and...
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For The Common Good -- A Time Capsule

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students role-play a historical figure who acted in the common good. They review characteristics that these figures shared. They complete a journal entry about what they have done for the common good.
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The Enlightenment

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders study and discuss various aspects of the Enlightenment period in European history.
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The Sidney Poitier High School

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research the life of Sidney Poitier and plan an hour-long dedication ceremony for a school that has just been renamed after him.
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The Legal Challenge of Human Rights Protection

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Learners identify the types and extent of human rights violations that occurred in El Salvador . They will also analyze the various laws and statutes that dictate the processes to protect and punish war crimes and human rights...
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Year 2004 Quiz

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are able to use computers and answer questions about the years 2000-2004. They click on the globe at the end for the answers. Students can use this opportunity to delve into the topics in more detail and give more speaking...
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Goobers. Goobers? Goobers!

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students begin the lesson by noting the many ways in which to use peanuts. In groups, they use the internet to research the work of George Washington Carver. They discover the allergies and nutritional information of the peanut and...
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The Bill Of Rights And The News

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the concepts related to the Bill Of Rights. They conduct research using a variety of resources and focus upon the human rights provided in the legislation. Students read a news article and reflect the upon the...
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The Battle for Derby Bus Station

For Students 5th - 6th
In this social studies and language arts worksheet, students read a 3 page article about some protesters who camped on top of the Derby, UK bus station to prevent it from being demolished. There are several photographs. Students think...

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