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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
This lesson is designed to help students develop the skills they need to participate in a civil dialogue with their peers. Students will view a video...
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  • Social Studies
  • 3-5, MS, HS
Students will compare and contrast various discussion methods. By watching a video clip of Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer talk about the Court'...
from storycorps
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Common Core
Storytelling and the gift of listening are critical skills for young people. This project offers the opportunity to realize a simple idea: young...
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Help students explore the foundational political, legal, and constitutional issues related to the generations-long Civil Rights movement, beginning...
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Standards aligned
Organized around a Museum-produced 38-minute documentary, The Path to Nazi Genocide , these materials and discussion questions provide students with...
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
After wearing black armbands to school in protest of the Vietnam War, three students -- two of them siblings -- were suspended by the Des Moines...
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
The Social Security Act of 1935 was created in response to social problems that had developed in the 19th and early 20th century. The act created the...
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Following World War II, tensions between the Soviet Union and the United States increased. As the Cold War began, the spread of communism and Soviet...
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
Article II, Section 2, Clause 1 of the U.S. Constitution gives the President the power to "grant reprieves and pardons for offenses against the...
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
In the Constitution, the Congress is given the sole power of impeachment and removing the President and all civil officers from office. This power of...