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Robin Hood Middle School Unit
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
Common Core
This is an entire unit that follows: CCSS.RL.7.9 Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a historical account...
 'MIGRATION & WHY IT HAPPENS'  by SIGNIFICANT VOID (sV)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • HS, HE, AE, SS
Common Core
‘Mirad, a Boy from Bosnia’ is an engaging, cross-curricular program involving rigorous synoptic assessments. Presented in four media-rich lessons,...
Deliberation: Modifying your State's Voting Laws
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The Constitution gives the states the power to determine the “Times, Places, and Manner” of elections. With this constitutional authority, states...
C-SPAN Classroom Deliberation: What are ways for youth to engage in politics?
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Statistically young Americans tend to have less political engagement and lower voter turnout than the general population. Developing these political...
What is the best approach to US foreign policy in the 21st century?
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The United States’ role in the world has been a source of debate throughout the nation’s history. As the US has experienced growth and development in...
Thomas Paine and Common Sense
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Thomas Paine's Common Sense was published anonymously on January 10, 1776, plainly laying out arguments for American independence from Great Britain...
Boston Massacre
C-SPAN Classroom 
Updated: 
2020
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  • American Revolution
  • Middle School
This lesson uses a video clip explaining a grave marker of individuals who died in the Boston Massacre to have students learn about the background,...
The Spanish Empire and Missions in North America
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
This lesson examines how the Spanish Empire used missions to establish communities in North America during the 17th and 18th centuries. Students will...
Lesson Plan: George Washington and Mount Vernon
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In this lesson, students will view videos to learn about George Washington as a leader as well as his life at Mount Vernon, his home located in...
Why Do Americans Not Vote in Elections?
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This lesson looks at recent surveys and political polling about voter participation and seeks to answer the question "Why don't eligible voters vote...