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CRM in Tennessee

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the the Civil Rights Movement in Tennessee. In this state history lesson, 11th graders create a timeline of events. Students write journal entries about their visit to the Nashville Public Library.
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Supreme Court Decisions and the CRM

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders investigate different Supreme Court decisions. In this Civil Rights instructional activity, 11th graders research and read the decisions of specific court cases. students write a short essay describing the effects of...
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Magna Carta Student Worksheet

For Students 9th - 12th
For this individual rights worksheet, students read a 1-page selection as well as Internet articles about the Magna Carta and then respond to 8 short answer questions.
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Amen! Schools In!

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore discrimination. In this civil rights lesson, students discover how local churches and community programs attempted to educate African-Americans during the civil rights movement. Students research the Plessy v. Ferguson...
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Integration with Dignity

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students study segregation. In this social studies lesson, students research racial equality in schools and the civil rights movement. Students read about Jim Crow laws, early desegregation and Clemson University.
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Orangeburg Massacre

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Pupils study the Orangeburg Massacre. In this social studies lesson, students discuss the Civil Rights Movement and the protest movements that took place. Pupils examine the events that led up to the Orangeburg Massacre at South Carolina...
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Black Voices of the Peedee: Three Prominent Citizens

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students research black citizens of the Peedee region. In this social studies instructional activity, students discuss the significant contributions in local and state politics as well as the adversity they had to overcome.
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That Was Then, This Is Now

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine the world power of the United States. In this Social Studies lesson, 5th graders choose a world issue and identify ways the United States could help to solve the situation. Students determine the consequences and...
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The Bill of Rights and Your Life

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers review the contents of the Constitution by taking a trivia quiz and brainstorm the rights contained in the Bill of Rights. After discussing the Bill of Rights, students categorize and outline its content. Given a...
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My Senator and Me: A Dog's-Eye View of Washington, D.C.

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Although this legislative process lesson is designed to accompany a specific text, it is valuable independently. Young learners participate in a picture walk (worksheet included) through My Senator and Me: A Dog's-Eye View of Washington,...
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Law, Jurisdictions, and Enforcement Agencies

For Teachers 10th Standards
How do you figure out what law enforcement agency has jurisdiction when a crime has been committed? That's the challenge facing class members in this role-play activity.
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Three Branches, One Goal

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Helping teenagers defend their beliefs with a foundational understanding of government structure.
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Remembering Vietnam

For Teachers 11th Standards
"It was my view then, and still is, that you don't make war without knowing why." Remembering Vietnam is a powerful resource. The essential questions, the activities, the readings, the materials examined all seek to provide learners with...
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The Great Depression

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
From Black Tuesday to Hoovervilles and the Dust Bowl, here is a resource that will offer your learners a comprehensive overview of the Great Depression. It includes a detailed PowerPoint presentation and guided notes template, activities...
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Revolutionary War Era Tick-Tack- Toe

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
So many fantastic activities on the American Revolution! From drawing political cartoons illustrating events of the Boston Massacre to writing a diary entry as a shopkeeper during the Boston Tea Party, your young historians will...
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The Equal Rights Amendment in the 1970s and Today

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Discover the fascinating history of the Equal Rights Amendment and discuss the major implications and considerations associated with it today. Here you will find background information on the topic, a graphic organizer summarizing...

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