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Social Studies: World Cultures and the Library of Congress

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use the Library of Congress Website to locate information for a world cultures project. They select countries to research, investigate visa information, currency, climate, and accommodations. Students follow the directions on...
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Historical Witness: Social Messaging

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students examine the persuasive techniques of leaders. In this propaganda lesson, students discover the practices that Louis XIV and Caligula used to persuade others. Students watch "The Merchants of Cool" and discuss propaganda used...
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The True Spirit of Sportsmanship

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
In this social studies worksheet, students read about the history of the Olympic games. Students read the Olympic creed and the Olympic oath. Students answer 5 questions. Note: This was written for the 2002 Winter Olympics but is general...
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Broadcast from the Past

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners will be responsible for presenting (either performing live or videotaping and playing) a newscast dealing with an aspect of the Civil Rights Movement that connects to the unit topic of media and social justice. During the...
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Alien Visitor's Rewrite

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students role play the role of an alien who analyzes how the media represents the different social groups. In groups, they write their own story in which they add or revise a character to make it non-stereotypical. They share their...
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Get the Word Out!

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners think about problems facing their community and about how to raise public consciousness. They also think about the importance and effectiveness of various forms of media in getting a message out to the public.
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Stonewall and Beyond:

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine issues that surround the quest for gay/lesbian equal rights, explore bias and negative stereotyping in the media and their effect on how gays and lesbians are treated, examine their own biases, and express their opinions...
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Supreme Court Rulings

For Teachers 10th
Become familiar with the constitution and amendments with an in depth opportunity to utilize media center resources. Groups of students focus on an amendment then make a presentation to the class.
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All about Family

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders select and use technology tools and other media resources to collect, organize, analyze and synthesize information about their families, extended families or significant people in their lives. They gather the name, ...
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Multicultural Collage

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students utilize various types of mixed media to create a collage that presents the diversity of a North American or Caribbean country. They conduct research, and using magazine photos, ads, paper, and fabric, they develop a collage.
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The Lynching of Emmett Till

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students will be introduced to the historiography of the Emmett Till murder to discover more about the case and to evaluate how history is reliant on interpretation. They will also refine analytical and critical thinking skills as they...
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Planet Search

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders participate in using the Internet to research planets in our solar system. They produce a multi-media presentation using PowerPoint that includes computer images and text for their presentation.
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Eye of the Icon

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine various examples of artwork and identify icons. In groups, they discuss the role of special interest groups and media in promoting icons in society. They create a bust of an icon in the Victorian style and share them...
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Who's Who?

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students identify people and media as providers of health information and adive and compile a class resource list. They work in cooperative groups to create resource booklets, posters, bookmarks, and wallet cards.
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Cultural Values Messages in the Giant Kites of Guatemala

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Students describes ways in which the arts serve as expressions of culture. They explain how some forms of cultural communication contributes to societal cohesion and/or division. Students detect and analyze explicit and implicit messages...
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European Settlers and Native Americans

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use different media such as videos, text, personal accounts and others to explain the complex relationships between Native Americans and European Settlers.They complete a cause and effect chart showing what the result of each...

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