Social Mobility Teacher Resources

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"I Have a Dream" Mobile

For Students Pre-K - 8th
After learning about Martin Luther King Jr. and his famous "I Have a Dream" speech, scholars create a mobile that showcases their dreams. Using a template, learners fill in prompts describing aspirations for themselves and their...
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Presidents' Day Mobile

For Teachers K - 3rd
Accompany your Presidents' Day discussion with this hands-on activity. Scholars construct a mobile displaying figures of, and related to, Abraham Lincoln and George Washington. 
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Citizen Watchdogs and the News

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
To conclude their case study of media coverage of the shooting of Michael Brown by a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer, class members consider the role of citizen watchdogs in a democratic society, develop strategies for combating...
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Egg Carton Buggy Mobile

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th
Craft paper, string, and clean egg cartons are used to create super cute bug mobiles. Included are instructions and images to assist you in guiding your class through the process of making these very cool mobiles. The project would be a...
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Landforms Mobile

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students work together in groups to research the various types of landforms found on the Earth and locate them on a map. As a class, they discuss how the landforms affect the way people live in those areas. To end the instructional...
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Rockefeller's Revenge: Exxon and Mobil Unite

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Study the impact and possible outcomes of the Exxon-Mobil merger in your language arts, social studies, or economics class. Secondary learners evaluate a series of graphs, write a paragraph interpreting the data, and engage in class...
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World War II Home Front - Mobilization in Alabama

For Teachers 6th
Ships, tanks, and planes—what does a military need to fight a war? An interesting lesson explains the government's military mobilization efforts in Alabama during WWII. Class members look at a PowerPoint presentation and discuss how the...
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Mobilizing Children

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Scholars find out how the government used propaganda to mobilize children to help in the war effort. Lesson exercises include analyzing a quote from Franklin Roosevelt, viewing propaganda images and posters, and participating in a lively...
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The Opportunity Atlas

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The American dream is to climb the social and economic ladder, but is it really possible? Using an online opportunity atlas, class members explore income and social mobility throughout the country. Discussion prompts allow learners to...
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Voter Mobilization in Texas

For Students 4th - 12th
Henry B. Gonzalez, José Luis Guttierez, and Willie Velasquez are the focus of a video that spotlights the contributions the three individuals made for the Chicano population. Actual footage alongside passionate interviews from family...
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Snowman Mobile

For Students Pre-K - K
Get ready for winter with this snowman mobile worksheet! Young artists create a snowman mobile by coloring and cutting out the pieces of a snowman and attaching them with string, brads, and glue.
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Breaking Down Invisible Walls

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Social boundaries and cultural understandings are a major element of our adolescent development. Help your learners become aware of the "invisible walls" they create and that exist not only in their own school, but also in the world...
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Multicultural Mobile

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students create a mobile to show the multicultural diversity in their community. They complete a survey of the people in their neighborhood and the areas they come from. Students use their data to create a mobile that showcases the...
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Mobiles For Good-Mobile Phone Uses

For Students 7th - 8th
For this mobile phone worksheet, students read a selection about mobile phones and their uses in today's society, then complete a variety of comprehension activities related to the passage.
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India and the Caste System in 200 B.C.E.

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Many young people know India had a caste system that prevented social mobility and structured Indian society. The connections between the caste system and economics may not be as clear, however. A reading, chart activity, and PowerPoint...
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Food Bank Mobile

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Young scholars empathize with the plight of hungry people. They discover one way that hungry people are fed in their area. Afterward, they gain awareness of the specific needs of a food bank and render their understanding in a 3-D format.
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Harvest Seasons Mobile

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students discuss the types of crops that are grown in different regions of the United States. Using given steps, students create a mobile to depicting crops that are harvested in specific seasons of the year. Mobiles are gathered and...
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A Visual History: Industry, Society, and Social Mobility in Hartford

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the industrialization of Hartford.  In this American History instructional activity, 11th graders analyze pictures in Hartford.  Students participate in a gallery walk of artifacts. 
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GI Forum Mobilizes

For Students 4th - 12th
The GI Forum, a group of Mexican-Americans focused on getting their fellow citizens to the polls in the 1960 election introduces young historians to Hector Garcia  who helped President Johnson create reforms for ethnic minority groups. 
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Episode 15: Economic Growth

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
How can a mobile card reader impact the economic growth of a restaurant? Scholars investigate the concept of growing a business by using human resources in addition to tools and equipment. The 15th podcast of a 21-part series on...
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Proud to Be Me Mobile

For Teachers K - 2nd
Student create mobiles to promote self-awareness and discovery. In this creative hands-on mobile activity, students use large star patterns to create a mobile that reflects a theme they've chosen, representing something about themselves....
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Government Mobile

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders, after studying the three branches of state government and gathering together a variety of art materials, create a mobile explaining all three branches of the government. They display their mobiles inside the classroom for...
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Internet and Mobile Safety

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students watch a video and ask questions about internet usage and mobile safety. Students chart out scales on why young people chat to others on the internet and on mobiles. Students determine the main difficulties that young people...
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We Can Do It!: Challenge Activities (Theme 10)

For Teachers 1st Standards
We Can Do It! is the theme of a unit comprised of challenge activities designed to stretch knowledge and encourage reflection. Pupils take part in creating a classroom mural depicting learning outcomes, making a gift a card to help...

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