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Tinker v. Des Moines and the First Amendment

What Are Your Rights as a Student?

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 11th - 12th

In this lesson, students will explore the protected rights all students have on school grounds based on the precedent set by 1969 Supreme Court case Tinker v. Des Moines. Students will analyze how this court case helped to clarify and extend students' First Amendment freedoms, then they will reflect... Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
Tinker v. Des Moines and the First Amendment

What Are Your Rights as a Student?

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 11th - 12th

Subject Subject

  • Social Studies

Course Course

  • U.S. Government

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • USG.3.10, USG.3.10D
More 2 class periods
Time Frame 100 minutes
Deconstructing Reconstruction

The Reconstruction Era

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th - 12th

In this lesson, students analyze the legislation enacted immediately following the Civil War and examine the effects that legislation had, especially on newly freed slaves. Students will then make connections between the harsh realities of the Reconstruction Era and more current Civil Rights issues... Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
Deconstructing Reconstruction

The Reconstruction Era

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th - 12th

Subject Subject

  • Social Studies

Course Course

  • U.S. History

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • USH.1, USH.1.2, USH.1.2B, USH.1.2C
More 1-2 periods
Time Frame 90 minutes
¡Si Se Puede!

The United Farm Workers Union and the Delano Grape Strike

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th - 12th

In this lesson about the labor movement, students will compare and contrast photos of farmworkers that were taken before the start of the movement and in the present day. Students will watch a video and examine an infographic to learn about the injustices faced by farmworkers, the rise of the labor... Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
¡Si Se Puede!

The United Farm Workers Union and the Delano Grape Strike

Tag Related

  • Individual Career Academic Plan (ICAP)

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th - 12th

Subject Subject

  • ICAP, Social Studies

Course Course

  • U.S. History

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • USH.7.2D
More 2 class periods
Time Frame 100 minutes
American Exclusivity

The Chinese Exclusion Act

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 11th Grade

In this lesson, students explore factors leading up to the passage of the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act and reflect on the impact it had on Asian Americans. Students work in pairs to analyze a document packet and complete a H-chart that synthesizes the documents to answer an overall essential question. Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
American Exclusivity

The Chinese Exclusion Act

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 11th Grade

Subject Subject

  • Social Studies

Course Course

  • U.S. History

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • USH.1.3B
More 100 minutes
Time Frame 1-2 class period(s)

During this interactive professional development session, participants will explore what makes an instructional strategy effective and student-centered. The instructional strategies highlighted in this session promote authentic learning by encouraging student ownership of the learning process. Participants... Read more »

Tag Target Audience

  • All Staff or Teachers, New Teachers, PLC, Teachers

Tag Calendar Placement

  • 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

Tag Intention Or Purpose

  • Action Plans, Activate Prior Knowledge, Active Engagement, Analyze, Brainstorming, Collaborate, Compare & Contrast, Conversation Starter, Critical Thinking, Cross-Curricular, Elaborate, Evaluate, Increase Teacher "Toolbox", Infer, Interpret, Problem Solving, Reason, Recognize, Reflection, Student Choice, Summarize, Synthesize
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Time Frame 60 minutes

SOLO Hexagon is a HookED app that provides an online hexagon generator that populates templates with hexagons on a document. Students or teachers can fill in the hexagons with content or ideas and create a document that can be used digitally or printed off. Read more »

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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