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“He Named Me Malala”: Understanding student activism through film – Lesson Plan

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Subject(s) English, Social Studies, U.S. History, Civics Estimated Time: One to two 50-minute periods Grade Level Grades 7-12 Objective Using the documentary “He Named Me Malala”…read more

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Lights, Camera, Politics: Create Your Own Presidential Campaign Ad – Lesson Plan

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Presidential candidates running in the 2016 election have spent millions of dollars to create a series of biographical campaign ads along with ads that attack opponents. Students will explore historical presidential campaign ads and then create their own TV ads. Continue reading

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Black Panthers, Social Justice in Documentaries – Lesson Plan

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Why do documentaries often center around social justice? Students will hear from Stanley Nelson, director of “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution,” who discusses choices he made in creating the film. Continue reading

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A Mathematical Representation of the March on Washington – Lesson Plan

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This lesson uses math to help middle and high school students with intellectual disabilities to understand the significance of the March on Washington. Continue reading

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The Civil Rights Movement: A Time for Change – Lesson Plan

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The Civil Rights Movement did not begin suddenly in the 1960s, nor was it a short battle. To understand the enormity of the famous March on Washington, we compiled a timeline of major civil rights events in the 100 years leading up to August 20, 1963. Continue reading

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