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The History of Allotment

The Dawes Severalty Act of 1887

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th - 12th

In this lesson, students will explore the history of the loss of land for Native American tribes and how policies in place further contributed to the loss. Students explore the Dawes Severalty Act of 1887, the Curtis Act, and the Burke Act and their lasting impacts. To extend their learning, students... Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
The History of Allotment

The Dawes Severalty Act of 1887

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th - 12th

Subject Subject

  • Social Studies

Course Course

  • U.S. History

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • USH.1.3C
More 1-2 days
Time Frame
Analyzing Historical Figures in Psychology

Analyzing Historical Figures

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th - 12th

This lesson invites students to analyze historical figures in the field of psychology and to make connections regarding their impact in their field of study. Students will research a historical figure and examine that person's impact during the period in which they lived, as well as their long lasting... Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
Analyzing Historical Figures in Psychology

Analyzing Historical Figures

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th - 12th

Subject Subject

  • Social Studies

Course Course

  • Psychology

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • PS.1.2
More 2-3 class period(s)
Time Frame 120
Clear and Present Danger

Gitlow v. New York

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 12th Grade

In this U.S. government lesson, students will explore limitations to the Constitutional right to free speech by analyzing court cases that use the "clear and present danger" precedent. They will do so by learning about the Supreme Court case Gitlow v. New York and analyzing other cases that similarly... Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
Clear and Present Danger

Gitlow v. New York

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 12th Grade

Subject Subject

  • Social Studies

Course Course

  • U.S. Government

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • USG.3.10A
More 1-2 Periods
Time Frame 70 Minutes

This collection of lessons provides students with resources to explore Minority-Serving Institutions. Through it, students will learn the history, culture, and importance of Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs), including Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Hispanic-Serving Institutions... Read more »

Tag Target Audience

  • Administrators, All Staff or Teachers, Campus Visits, New Teachers, PLC, Parents, Students, Teachers

Tag Calendar Placement

  • 1st Nine Weeks, 2nd Nine Weeks, 3rd Nine Weeks, 4th Nine-Weeks, Any time of year, Planning/Collaboration/Conference Time, Pre-Service Training, Summer Session

User Group Group Size

  • Individual, Large Group (at least 30), Medium Group (at least 10), Small Group, Small Group (at least 4), Whole Class

Tag Intention Or Purpose

  • Action Plans, Active Engagement, Aligning with Other Programs, Analyze, Annotating Text, Brainstorming, Collaborate, College-Going Culture, Conversation Starter, Critical Thinking, Cross-Curricular, Identify, Organize, Persuade, Present, Problem Solving, Reason, Recognize, Reflection, Research, Review, Speak & Listen, Student Choice, Summarize

Tag ICAP (Individual Career Academic Planning)

  • College & Career Interest, Post-Secondary and Workforce Goals

Tag College & Career Readiness Framework

  • College Admissions Procedures, College Admissions, College Visits, Extracurricular Activities, Finding a Good Fit, Required Courses, College Expenses, Effort Costs, Tuition and Fees, Paying for College, Grants, Scholarships and Loans

Tag Family Engagement

  • Communication, Decision-Making, School Environment, Supporting Student Success
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Time Frame

In this lesson, students will learn about the rise of Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions (AANAPISi) and the important role they play in postsecondary education. Students will begin by becoming familiar with some of the many famous and successful people who attended... Read more »

Educator Resource

Tag Target Audience

  • All Staff or Teachers, Campus Visits, New Teachers, PLC, Parents, Students, Teachers

Tag Calendar Placement

  • 1st Nine Weeks, 2nd Nine Weeks, 3rd Nine Weeks, 4th Nine-Weeks, Any time of year, Planning/Collaboration/Conference Time, Pre-Service Training, Summer Session

User Group Group Size

  • Large Group (at least 30), Medium Group (at least 10), Small Group, Small Group (at least 4), Whole Class

Tag Intention Or Purpose

  • Action Plans, Active Engagement, Brainstorming, Collaborate, College-Going Culture, Conversation Starter, Critical Thinking, Identify, Reflection, Research, Review, Speak & Listen, Student Choice, Summarize

Tag College & Career Readiness Framework

  • College Admissions Procedures, College Admissions, College Visits, Extracurricular Activities, Finding a Good Fit, Required Courses, College Expenses, Tuition and Fees

Tag Family Engagement

  • Communication, Decision-Making, School Environment, Supporting Student Success
More
Time Frame 100 Minutes

In this lesson, students learn about the history of assimilation in the education system and how it led to the rise of Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs). Students begin by becoming familiar with some of the many famous and successful people who attended TCUs. Then, after reading a short article... Read more »

Educator Resource

Tag Target Audience

  • Administrators, All Staff or Teachers, Campus Visits, New Teachers, Parents, Students, Teachers

Tag Calendar Placement

  • 1st Nine Weeks, 2nd Nine Weeks, 3rd Nine Weeks, 4th Nine-Weeks, Any time of year, Pre-Service Training, Summer Session

User Group Group Size

  • Large Group (at least 30), Medium Group (at least 10), Small Group, Small Group (at least 4), Whole Class

Tag Intention Or Purpose

  • Active Engagement, Aligning with Other Programs, Annotating Text, Brainstorming, Collaborate, College-Going Culture, Conversation Starter, Critical Thinking, Cross-Curricular, Organize, Reason, Recognize, Reflection, Research, Speak & Listen, Student Choice

Tag ICAP (Individual Career Academic Planning)

  • College & Career Interest, Post-Secondary and Workforce Goals

Tag College & Career Readiness Framework

  • College Admissions Procedures, College Admissions, College Visits, Extracurricular Activities, Finding a Good Fit, Required Courses, College Expenses, Tuition and Fees, Paying for College, Grants, Scholarships and Loans

Tag Family Engagement

  • Decision-Making, School Environment, Supporting Student Success
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Time Frame 100 minutes

An Identity Chart is a graphic organizer used to deepen understanding of a person, place, or topic. This graphic tool can help students further understand content, share their own previous knowledge, and break down stereotypes or misconceptions. Read more »

Strategy Instructional Strategy

User Group Group Size

  • Individual, Small Group, Small Group (at least 4), Whole Class

Copied To Clipboard Placement In Lesson

  • Engage/Opening, Explore/Learning Activity, Evaluate/Assessment

Time Frame Time To Complete

  • Less Than 10 Minutes, 10 - 20 Minutes, 20 - 30 Minutes

Tag Intention Or Purpose

  • Activate Prior Knowledge, Active Engagement, Brainstorming, Collaborate, Conversation Starter, Critical Thinking, Elaborate, Evaluate, Hypothesize, Identify, Infer, Organize, Reflection, Writing

In this lesson, students will learn about the rise of Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) and the important role they play in postsecondary education. Students will begin by familiarizing themselves with some of the famous and successful people who have attended an HSI. After reading a short article... Read more »

Educator Resource

Tag Target Audience

  • Campus Visits, Students

Tag Calendar Placement

  • 1st Nine Weeks, 2nd Nine Weeks, 3rd Nine Weeks, 4th Nine-Weeks, Any time of year

User Group Group Size

  • Individual, Large Group (at least 30), Medium Group (at least 10), Small Group, Small Group (at least 4), Whole Class

Tag Intention Or Purpose

  • Action Plans, Active Engagement, Aligning with Other Programs, Collaborate, College-Going Culture, Critical Thinking, Cross-Curricular, Persuade, Problem Solving, Research

Tag ICAP (Individual Career Academic Planning)

  • College & Career Interest, Post-Secondary and Workforce Goals

Tag College & Career Readiness Framework

  • College Admissions Procedures, College Admissions, College Visits, Extracurricular Activities, Finding a Good Fit, Required Courses, College Expenses, Effort Costs, Tuition and Fees

Tag Family Engagement

  • Decision-Making, School Environment, Supporting Student Success
More
Time Frame 100 minutes
Power to the People

The Civil Rights Movement and The Black Panther Party

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 11th Grade

This lesson examines the role of organizations such as the Black Panther Party in advocating for social justice during the Civil Rights Movement. Using texts, images, and the Black Panther Party's Ten Point Program, students learn how the Black Panther Party fought against social injustices. By the... Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
Power to the People

The Civil Rights Movement and The Black Panther Party

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 11th Grade

Subject Subject

  • Social Studies

Course Course

  • U.S. History

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • USH.7.1C
More 2 Periods
Time Frame 100 minutes

In this lesson, students learn the history, culture, and importance of Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Students begin by becoming familiar with some of the many famous and successful people who attended HBCUs. Then, after reading a short article about the history of HBCUs, they perform... Read more »

Educator Resource

Tag Target Audience

  • Campus Visits, Students

Tag Calendar Placement

  • 1st Nine Weeks, 2nd Nine Weeks, 3rd Nine Weeks, 4th Nine-Weeks, Any time of year

User Group Group Size

  • Whole Class

Tag Intention Or Purpose

  • Active Engagement, Analyze, Brainstorming, Collaborate, College-Going Culture, Conversation Starter, Critical Thinking, Cross-Curricular, Identify, Present, Problem Solving, Reason, Recognize, Reflection, Research, Student Choice, Summarize

Tag ICAP (Individual Career Academic Planning)

  • College & Career Interest

Tag College & Career Readiness Framework

  • College Admissions Procedures, College Admissions, College Visits, Finding a Good Fit
More
Time Frame 90 minutes