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What to Expect on Valentines Day: A Social Story

For Students 1st - 6th
Valentine's Day is fun and exciting for most members of your class, but for learners on the autism spectrum, it can be disorienting. A social story demonstrates what one can expect on Valentine's Day. It explains what happens on...
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Social Groups

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders discuss different social groups. In this social studies lesson, 12th graders are broken up into groups where they will brainstorm as many social groups as they can. Each group will role play as a different social group...
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Social Skills

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Every culture has a set of social skills one must learn to establish and maintain relationships. Some of these skills are particular to a culture and some are universal. Class members practice using appropriate language, polite manners,...
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The Pursuit of Democracy and Diversity: The Trial of Pro-Social Injustice in Historical Documents and Accounts

For Teachers 8th Standards
Class members investigate The Indian Removal Act of 1830, U.S. Theft of Mexican Territory Timeline, and President Abraham Lincoln’s letter to Horace Greeley, 1862, and then conduct a mock trial of each of these documents to determine...
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Crossing the Line Online: Sexual Harassment and Violence in the Age of Social Media - NYTimes.com

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Sexual harassment and sexual violence are by no means new issues. What has changed is the role of social media in these issues. This powerful and troubling instructional activity uses a specific rape case to launch research into a...
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Social Emotional Skills Lessons Overview

For Teachers 7th
Sometimes the hardest part of planning any unit of instruction is determining the activities that reinforce the concepts of the lessons and support the development of student skills. This first resource in the Health Smart series...
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Using Photographs to Teach Social Justice | Confronting Unjust Laws

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The right to peacefully assembly to protest injustice is a key element of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution. Class members are asked to analyze two photographs of people confronting what they consider to be unjust...
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Using Photographs to Teach Social Justice | Showcasing Your Understanding

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The final instructional activity in the series asks class members to demonstrate what they have learned about how photographs can revel injustice and how they can encourage people to take action against injustice. Either as a class, in...
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Using Drama to Address Social Justice Issues in School and the Community

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Artists, musicians, and dramatists have long been the leaders in the quest for social justice. To gain an understanding of the power of the arts to address social issues, class members listen to a reading of Drew Daywalt's The Day the...
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Using Photographs to Teach Social Justice | Exposing Anti-Immigration Sentiment

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The debate about immigration reform continues. To gain a deeper understanding of the issues involved, class members first examine a photo of an anti-immigration rally. Groups then conduct an internet search for an image that presents an...
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Civil Rights: Internet Activism and Social Change

For Students 9th - 12th
Social media has changed the Civil Rights movement. Activists Tamika Mallory, DeRay McKesson, and Bree Newsome talk about how they use social media to bring attention to events, to connection with and share information with other social...
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Using Photographs to Teach Social Justice | Exploring Identity

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Even without captions, photographs can tell amazing, involved, and complex stories. Viewers analyze two photos, consider what the pictures reveal about the subjects' identity, and determine the social justice issues represented in the...
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Social Groups

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders work in small groups to brainstorm the different kinds of social groups in society. Then they share with the entire class.
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Art as Advocacy for Social Change

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
“Humanscape No.65” by Melesia Casas and Ester Hernandez’s “Sun Maid Raisins” launch a study of how works of art can advocate for social change. After examining these two works and discussing the human rights issues raised, class members...
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Capitalism and Socialism

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Capitalism, socialism, communism ... these may seem like a whole bunch of isms to your scholars. High schoolers won't  confuse them after completing an informative resource. Your class masters how to use primary sources to critically...
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Social Security: 5 Day Lesson

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Did the New Deal fundamentally shift the role of the American government in the economy? Your class members will examine the interpretations of various historians in answering this question, and use a variety of primary and secondary...
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A Student’s Guide to Using Social Media Safely

For Teachers 6th - 12th
While the kids in your class tap quickly on their electronic devices to stay in touch with their peers, they may not know the consequences of online social lives. Take them through a discussion about potential downfalls of a social media...
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Income Levels and Social Class

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students examine the relationship between income levels and social class. Using the Internet, they read various stories in which they guess what the social class of each character and answer discussion questions. They develop graphs to...
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Acting Out Social Justice

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Societal inequalities keep opportunities away from select groups of individuals, even when all else appears equal. High schoolers conduct research on the ways society discriminates against certain populations, including immigrants,...
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Class Meeting: Empathy Helps Stop Bullying

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
A lesson instills the importance of how empathy has the ability to aid in stopping bullying behavior. Scholars discuss, in-depth, a series of three questions. Using class input, an anchor chart is made then displayed for reference.
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Social Class, Social Change, and Poverty

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students begin to explore poverty and its implications on society and future generations. They should have had experience with identifying social change that happens gradually and social change that happens quickly because of natural...
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Reporting with Social Media

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
What does it take to create news stories that are both informative and objective? Aspiring journalists walk the line between engagement and activism with lesson 15 of a 16-part series titled The Social Media Toolbox. Grouped pupils...
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Linking Social Networking to Language Arts

For Teachers 4th - 10th
How to tap into students' social networking experiences to enhance learning in the language arts classroom.
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More Tools for Teaching Social Skills in School

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Put an end to wasted instructional time with this lesson on responsibility and preparedness. After completing this series of activities learners will learn the importance of these social skills not only in the classroom, but at home and...

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