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The Declaration, The Constitution, and The Bill of Rights
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Common Core
This lesson builds student understanding of the relationships between the United States’ founding documents by comparing and contrasting the...
Interactive Constitution: Fourth Amendment
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
Common Core
This lesson introduces students to different viewpoints and debates surrounding the 4th Amendment by using the National Constitution Center’s...
Historical Foundations of the First Amendment
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Through educational videos, specifically developed for this plan of study, students will engage with deep and fundamental understanding of the "...
Ratification Debates
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After months of debate in the hot Philadelphia summer, on September 17, 1787 the Constitutional Convention finally adjourned and the new Constitution...
Federalism: What Is It And How Does It Work?
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“Federalism” is the word used to describe the Constitution’s system of dividing political power between the national government and the states...
Let's Learn About The Electoral College!
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Today, the American people vote for President and Vice President on the Election Day. But, technically speaking, these votes don’t directly determine...
Constitutional Conversations and Civil Dialogue
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 3-5, MS, HS
In this session for students and teachers, we will examine the structure and function of the U.S. Constitution, and the methods scholars use to...
To Sir, with Love (Exploring Cultural Expectations and Ethical Obligations of Teachers and Students )
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Using the classic movie, To Sir, with Love , students explore the ideas of cultural expectations and ethical obligations of teachers and students...
Can a cartoon teach social justice? (Yes, Zootopia can!)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
Standards aligned
This is a mini-unit to teach social justice to younger students. I show Zootopia, stopping to discuss the many social justice issues in the movie...
Making Connections with the Olympics and Concept Mapping
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • K-2, MS
5th-8th Grade Concept Mapping lesson plan with an Olympic theme. Aligned to Common Core and Texas TEKS