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The Role of Dissent in a Democracy: Lessons from Kent State University

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
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.
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Should the National Guard Have Been Called in to Kent State?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
May 4, 1970. The Kent State shootings, also known as the May 4 Massacre, rocked the nation. Ohio National Guardsmen, called to the Kent State campus by Governor James Rhodes, fired on unarmed college students, killing four and wounding...
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A Country Divided: Kent State

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine the impact of the Kent State shootings. In this 1960's American history instructional activity, students access interviews, images, and articles regarding the shooting and its causes. Students discuss how the shootings...
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Kent State

For Students 9th - 12th
New ReviewWhy did a peaceful student protest end in disaster? Young historians explain the impact of the Kent State shooting. Academics analyze a photo of the Kent State shooting and explain the significance of the event by completing short answer...
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Comparing the Boston Massacre to the Kent State Shootings

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Learners compare and contrast the Boston Massacre to the Kent State shootings. In this compare and contrast lesson plan, students review what happened in each case and compare them using a Venn Diagram.
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Vietnam 1945 - 1975 :The 10,000 Day War

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Each phase of the Vietnam War is fully developed and defined in terms of political cause and effect and social action. Phase one covers the onset of the war in 1945 through the French defeat at Dienbienphu. Phase two discusses American...
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The State Of The States

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students engage in a study of the states as part of the United States while conducting research using a variety of resources. The focus of the study is the states that were part of the Union by 1890. Students create an almanac about...
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Does My Hair Disrupt Your Learning

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars research the laws and policies for school dress codes in their school and others in their state or area and explore what others say about these policies. After research is complete, students divide into two teams to...
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Regions of the United States

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Your learners practice writing ideas on paper and logically presenting them in an organized manner. They brainstorm ways to write down ideas while creating a travelogue about a particular U.S. geographic region. When they present...
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Safe In the City

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read a news article about the most dangerous cities in the United States. In groups, they develop a plan to present to the city council to improve the situation in their own community. They examine how the media presents the...
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Project Playhouse

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read about Kent State's ongoing support for Hurricane Katrina victims by building and auctioning off playhouses for children. They create an ad for the playhouses, including a headline and some copy (words) plus visuals that...
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How Safe is that Fresh Autumn Cider?

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Corn stalks and pumpkins, caramel apples and cider, falling leaves and brisk nights. There are a few of autumn's favorite things. But how safe is that unpasteurized cider bought at the roadside stand? Young researchers investigate the...
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Little Rock

For Teachers 9th - 12th
New ReviewWhat actions did the United States government take to protect African Americans during the civil rights movement? The assessment tests academics' analysis skills and their ability to draw conclusions from primary sources. High school...
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Vietnam War and Kent State Questions

For Students 9th
For this World History lesson, 9th graders read and answer short answer questions using the World History textbook.
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Social Studies: Tragedy on Campus

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Young scholars investigate events surrounding the shootings of Vietnam War protesters on the campuses of Jackson State and Kent State. Students research the background and events leading up to the shootings of the protesters. Following a...
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Images of Slavery

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders analyze primary sources to experience the past. In this images of slavery lesson, 6th graders examine documents and/or images of slavery in the US prior to the Civil War.  Students discuss in groups then prepare a...
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New Kent School

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Pupils study the significance of the Green v. New Kent County Supreme Court decisions by placing an affirmative duty of school boards to integrate schools.
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New Kent School and the George W. Watkins School:

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers research the U.S. Supreme Court case that forced the integration of public schools and meet the individuals who experienced segregation, fought to dismantle the institution, and integrated the public school system of New...
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New York State Testing Program English Language Arts Test Book 1-Grade 7 (2009)

For Students 9th - 11th
In this New York State Testing Program English Test worksheet, students read several selections and answer reading comprehension questions.  Students then write an essay response using details from a selection.
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Freeze Pops

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students experience problem-based learning as they use prior knowledge of the states of matter to keep a frozen juice bar from melting.
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Right to vote...in the wrong place

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Learners create a presentation for other class members or for a local citizens' group explaining how they can guard ensure voter rights. Students research the Ohio Secretary of State's stand on provisional voting rules.
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Preparing for the Possibility of Terrorists

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the terrorist threat to the United States. They examine types of possible attacks and the best way to be prepared for each. Students disseminate information to the community. They publicize the school disaster plan.
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Regions of the United States

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students create a travelogue of a particular U.S geographic region that includes aspects of population, climate, landforms, culture, famous people, and places as well as any natural resources. They present the travelogue to the class.
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The age of majority: How old is old enough?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research on the Web and in books the "age of majority" in general and how it applies in their particular states. Explore, too, "emancipation" and whether this is another way for teens to earn additional rights. Students write a...

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