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Becoming Us

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
The mission statement of the National Museum of American History’s Becoming US: Teaching Immigration and Migration History in the 21st Century series is to provide “educational resources for high school teachers and students to learn...
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Identifying Theme

For Students 7th - 8th
What's theme, and can texts of every length have one? Explore the themes of fives short reading passages with your middle school class. Encourage them to highlight specific places in the text where they recognized the theme. 
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Dr. Seuss and Universal Themes

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Discover some of the themes of Dr. Seuss's major books. They see that despite being written for young people, Dr. Seuss' books contain powerful messages and important themes.
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Animal Farm: Symbolism and Theme

For Teachers 11th - 12th
If you want some help with teaching themes and symbols in Animal Farm, this may be beneficial. After a class discussion about possible themes, class members write a paragraph explaining which they believe is the most important. Next,...
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Lord of the Flies: Themes and Notetaking

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
William Golding's Lord of the Flies is a treasure trove of symbolism and literary themes. Help your kids note the richest passages in the book with a instructional activity and graphic organizer. The instructional activity prepares kids...
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Ken Burns

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Innovation, politics, race, war...these themes are continuously evident in humanity over the course of history, and are revealed with spectacular imagery and commentary by famed documentarian Ken Burns. While primarily focusing on...
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All the King's Men Theme of Politics

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 4 short answer and essay questions based on the theme of politics in All the King's Men. Students may also complete their choice of 3 reading activities suggested.
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Agamemnon Theme of Politics

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this reading comprehension instructional activity, students respond to 4 short answer and essay questions based on themes in Agamemnon. Students may also complete their choice of 3 reading activities suggested.
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Literary Newspaper: Candide

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Prejudice? Religious intolerance? Political sedition? Class distinction? Plight of women? Voltaire satire, anyone? A literary newspaper offers an opportunity for readers of Candide to make text-to-self and text-to-world connections as...
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All the King's Men: Themes Quiz

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension activity, students respond to 5 multiple choice questions based on the themes of All the King's Men. Students may submit their answers to be scored on this timed quiz.
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"My Last Duchess" Theme of Power

For Students 10th - 12th
For this "My Last Duchess" worksheet, students discuss the theme of power in the poem. Students answer questions about the political and social power of the Duke. Students decide what it was about the Duchess that threatened her...
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Political Ads in Historical Context

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Campaign ads target both timely issues and general themes. Presidential campaign ads from 1952 and 1988 provide class members an opportunity to compare how the topics ads choose to address can dramatically influence election outcomes.
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Civil War Research Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Give your WWI study collaborative energy using a group research project. Groups are assigned one of the six main themes (included). Each group has an outline to guide research but will need an assignment guide. Consider supplementing the...
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Literary Terms Quiz

For Students 7th - 10th
Use this literary terms quiz as either a pre-test or summative assessment! Twenty-six questions test your middle and high schooler's knowledge of different literary terms like protagonist, allusion, irony, metaphor, and motif. It's a...
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That's Absurd! Understanding the Use of Satire

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Based around the documentary Battlestar Galactica: Propaganda and War, this plan asks learners to create a satirical piece. After a discussion about satire, the class views the documentary and then splits off into pairs to complete the...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Timely vs. Timeless

For Students 8th - 12th
In this historical events worksheet, students analyze a political cartoon about bank failure and respond to 2 talking point questions.
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Political Illustration

For Teachers 4th - 11th
Students investigate and discuss current and historical techniques used by political illustration artists in this introductory lesson plan provided by Oregon Public Broadcasting. A video is provided. Additional resources should be...
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Lesson: Mixing Metaphors across Current Events and Literature

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Expression, current events, and art can go hand-in-hand. After analyzing a multi-media piece entitled, Trade Canoe for Don Quixote, the class explores their own expressive process. They create collages that show a current event or issue...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Drawing on Everyday Themes

For Students 8th - 12th
In this current events worksheet, learners analyze a political cartoon about social issues and respond to 3 talking point questions.
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Make a Theme Song

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students listen to music and the different messages it sends and then they make a theme song for a campaign. In this theme song lesson plan, students learn about propaganda and the importance of music.
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Consuming and Creating Political Art

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A picture is worth a thousand words, but political art may be worth even more! After examining examples of political cartoons, murals, and other forms of public art, class members create their own pieces to reflect their ideals and...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: 9/11 Revisited

For Students 8th - 12th
Political cartoons about the September 11 terrorist attacks provide an opportunity for class members to analyze the inferences embedded in the drawings.
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Understanding Modern Vietnam Through the Five Themes of Geography

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore Vietnam and prepare a studenT book about Vietnam using the five themes of Geography. These books be used to teach a younger classroom about Vietnam, as part of a service-learning project in our school.
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English Literature: An Overview

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Relate literary works and authors to the major themes of English literature from the Anglo-Saxon period through the 20th century. Working in groups, high schoolers will evaluate period philosophy, religion, and politics that influenced...