iCivics
Updated: 
2016
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In this language arts unit, students learn how to “argue on paper” using a fictional case about a school dress code rule against band t-shirts. The...
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Study Guides for Riot, a novel (in play format) by Walter Dean Myers with a short essay assignments. (The story is about a young bi-racial girl who...
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  • US History
  • MS, HS
Abraham Lincoln’s Crossroads is a classroom activity designed to support the National Constitution Center’s online game of the same name and the...
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  • Middle School
A timeline of the major eras with supporting activities for Civil War and Sectionalism
NBC Learn
Updated: 
2018
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Harriet Tubman returned to the South 19 times to bring over 300 slaves to freedom. Much less is known about Harriet Tubman's role as nurse, spy and...
iCivics
Updated: 
2018
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Use primary documents and images to discover the ways state and local governments restricted the newly gained freedoms of African Americans after the...
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  • Middle School
Contains a variety of tasks; ending with a piece of extending writing (with a plan). Works well alongside viewing of 'Roots'.
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  • Middle School
PowerPoint and handouts (included as slides towards end of Ppt). Students categorise types of cause; complete written activity and then a drawing...
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  • Middle School
Lessons examining slavery from the American perspective.
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  • Middle School
Lesson examining Lincoln's assassination linking Booth's motives to Lincoln's Emanciption Proclamation.