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Lesson Plan: Conspiracy theories, then and now

Lesson Plan

  For a Google doc of this lesson, click here. (Note: You will need to make a copy of the Google doc to edit it.)…read more

Lesson Plan: Media literacy — news that’s nice to know, news you need to know

Lesson Plan

Practice media discernment by identifying need-to-know stories vs. want-to-know stories Continue reading

Lesson Plan: The Holocaust — Assessing responsibility and conscience

Lesson Plan

Students will learn about the pressures of society and the struggles of conscience that operated during the Holocaust and in contemporary situations. Continue reading

Lesson Plan: Elevate student voice through the power of listening

Lesson Plan

This Thanksgiving, elevate student voice by teaching them how to listen. Based on StoryCorp’s The Great Thanksgiving Listen, students will record an interview with an elder relative and become part of America’s great oral history project. Continue reading

Lesson plan: After helping Pilgrims, today’s Wampanoag tribe fight for their ancestral lands

Lesson Plan

Have students examine current issues facing the Wampanoag people, the ancestors of the Native American tribes who welcomed and helped the Pilgrims. Continue reading

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