Lessons for Current Issues

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  • Current Issues in Michigan | The Civics Institute - … Initiative About TCI History Committees Supporters/Contributors Events Contact TCI Current Issues in Michigan Note that many lessons have fostered discussion amongst … concept of "issue" to students by bringing in 3-5 high interest current events and having students guess the issue and underlying core … information: -- A detailed description of the issue including its relevant history and current events related to the issue. -- An explanation of the arguments …
    User Rating: Grade Level: 9-12
  • Immigration, Ethnicity, Native People & Multiculturalism - … non-Natives? A current example. Objectives Students should be able to: use the internet to find information on current issues recognize how history affects or creates present day problems or issues discuss current issues and be aware of … each group a few current newspapers and have them find an cut out a current article involving Native issues such as land claim …
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  • American Immigration Past and Present - … and current issues analyze and evaluate multiple perspectives on an issue engage in informal debate reflect upon personal values and priorities surrounding an issue … abundance of information on both the history of immigration and issues regarding current immigration policies. The first three are listed in the … information on the history of U.S. immigration and on current issues regarding immigration. Immigration Links: The U.S. Immigration and Nationality …
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  • History of the Disability Rights Movement - … Students will research current issues facing the disability community, and take action in their community on a disability rights issue The First Amendment … work assignment, have students research current issues of inequity facing people with disabilities. These could be issues facing students with disabilities in their … write a brief, one-page paper describing one of the current issues of inequity facing people with disabilities, and at least two …
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  • The Job of a Congress Member - … a casual observer might think. The United States Constitution, past/ current events, and CongressLink resources will facilitate student understanding of the … will critique how their Congress member responded to a certain current event, focusing on their effectiveness in their congressional roles. Procedure … research a current issue facing Congress using the C-Span and Thomas link on CongressLink. Once a group is assigned an issue, it …
    User Rating: Grade Level: 6-8
  • Current Issues - Current Issues Current Issues Ida Mckinley: Sports and Popular Culture Skill: Elementary School Time … in keeping abreast of current issues. Objectives: In this lesson students will gain an understanding of the most significant current events as identified … and devise a strategic plan to resolve one of the current issues in one of the countries studied. Sources & Resources: Books : Olien …
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  • Search Warranted? - … plans > Overview of Lesson Plan: In this lesson, students evaluate current search procedures implemented to fight terrorism and examine constitutional rights … to explain the issue to your class. Is there a need for legislation related to this issue? What laws currently exist? Teaching with … of limited government; Understands current issues regarding judicial protection of the rights of individuals Civics Standard 26- Understands issues regarding the proper scope …
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  • We the People - … that are similar to essays, challenge them to delve into current events with Constitutional connections and draw conclusions from their research … explores current issues relating to the Constitution, as well as answers to frequently asked questions about Supreme Court nominations and other current topics … in Aurora, Colorado. American Government, American History, Civics, Creative Writing, Current Events, Individual Rights, Language Arts Comments are no longer being …
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  • Chief of State - … ? -What could our current governor learn from them? Group 4: Our Current Governor's Campaign Goals and Achievements -What issues did the governor … office. Ask students to focus on different issues. 2. Research one issue that the governor is currently tackling in the state government. Write … United States. Journalism - Interview someone in your local government about current issues being addressed. Use this interview to write an article for …
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  • Cartoon Commentary - … political cartoons. Discuss the political issues being addressed in the work and how they reflect the current issues and ideas that Kerry James … with political concerns and issues? (Time: One 45 minute session) Cartoon Commentary Have students choose a current issue or political figure and create … political cartoons? * Have students created their own cartoons addressing a current issue, idea or event? Find out how this lesson plan correlates …
    User Rating: Grade Level: 9-12
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