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Educating About Immigration The DREAM ActLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Group members role play state legislators, supporters of and opponents to the The DREAM Act (Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors). After listening to the arguments put forth for and against the immigration legislation,...
Cartoons for the Classroom: Higher Education IssuesLesson Planet
9th - 12th
As your college-bound scholars prepare to leave the nest, this political cartoon analysis will have them thinking about current issues facing their generation. Background information helps them access 2 political cartoons regarding...
The Science of Stage Fright (And How to Overcome It)Lesson Planet
4 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Why can speaking in public be so horrifying and have such strong effects on our bodies? Discover the science of stage fright! Your young learners will learn about the connection between stage fright and our natural fight or flight...
Inspiration: Persuasive Speeches and EssaysLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Persuasive writing is going digital! Designed to guide learners through the writing process using Inspiration Software, this persuasive speech and writing lesson quells public speaking jitters by ensuring learners truly are prepared....
Public Service Announcement on Teen IssuesLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students develop a 1-2 minute long public service announcement that deals with teen issues seen from a teen perspective. Students, in pairs, gather information on adolescent health issues then design a 1-2 movie stating the problem, the...
Controlling the Pandemic: Public Health FocusLesson Planet
10th - 12th
Students examine global issues centered around HIV and AIDS. For this health science lesson, students compare and analyze public health measures and factors that affect the treatment of HIV/AIDS. They examine the role of socioeconomic...
Early American Education and Horace MannLesson Planet
7th - 12th
Students analyze the contributions of Horace Mann. In this public education lesson, students research Internet and print sources regarding the history of American education, Mann.s life, the Morrill Act of 1862, and the Northwest Ordinance.
Considering the Role of Values in Public PolicyLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Strong opinions come from deeply held values. Young citizens explore the values that are most important to them in a class discussion and activity. As they prioritize a list of values cards that include freedom, justice, and democracy,...
Going SmokeFree Matters: Multiunit HousingLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
If you smoke cigarettes in an apartment or condominium complex, the secondhand smoke can travel through walls, ventilation systems, and plumbing to your neighbors' homes. Learn more about the ways smoking can affect those living in...
TASC Transition Curriculum: Workshop 8Lesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Lights, camera, action! Math educators consider how to improve their instruction by examining a model of the five-practice problem-solving model involving a movie theater. Participants examine cognitive demand in relation to problem...
Religious Expression in Public SchoolsLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students explore religious expression in the United States. In this religious freedom lesson, students read a handout regarding Religious Freedom Day and other handouts regarding religious expression in public schools. Students complete...