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Presidential Campaign Advertisements 2016 Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

In this lesson plan, students will discuss what makes advertisements effective and examine ads produced by the 2016 presidential campaigns. Continue reading

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Lesson Plan: Income Inequality in the United States

Lesson Plan

According to research by the Pew Research Center, the American middle class is shrinking and the gap between high-income and low-income households is growing. This lesson plan will introduce students to the reality of income inequality in America. Continue reading

A collection of pins are seen on a cart during a campaign rally for Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders in Santa Cruz, California, U.S., May 31, 2016.  REUTERS/Stephen Lam

“We Polked you in ’44, we shall Pierce you in ’52!” Presidential Campaign Slogans

Lesson Plan

Slogans are a critical aspect of a political campaign: In just a few words, they must summarize the candidate’s brand and win over voters. How well do you know presidential campaign slogans from history? Continue reading

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Are Teens Addicted to Technology?

Lesson Plan

What roles do social media and technology play in teens’ lives? Is it possible that teens are addicted to their phones? In this lesson plan, students will respond to PBS NewsHour’s Brief but Spectacular episode, “Teens on Tech.” Continue reading

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Take a poll, debate the issue: Immigration

Lesson Plan

Where do students stand on immigration policy? In this lesson plan, have students take a poll before and after they debate the issue to see…read more

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