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Lesson Plan: Supreme Court Case Tinker v. Des Moines (1969)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 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...
Lesson Plan: The Red Scare and McCarthyism
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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...
Lesson Plan: Congress' Power of Impeachment
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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...
Lesson Plan: Major Events of the Cold War
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
The Cold War was a period of heightened tension and conflict between the United States, the Soviet Union, and their allies throughout the world that...
Lesson Plan: Differences Between the House and the Senate
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
The legislative branch is divided into the House of Representatives and the Senate. While these chambers are both tasked with making laws, they...
Through the Eye of the Needle:  Interactive Viewing Guide
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS, PD
These questions and activities use the artwork and story of Esther Nisenthal Krinitz as a springboard to learn more about the Holocaust and World War...