This lesson will help students to understand the terms that are associated with the New York Stock Exchange. It will also help students to read a stock market report found in any major newspaper or online.
Students will explore the reasons North Carolina Constitution of 1776 needed reform, noting the changes to the NC Constitution that were made in the Constitutional Convention of 1835. Students will then apply what they have learned by assuming the role of North Carolina Governor David L. Swain and delivering a persuasive speech to the NC legislature on why the 1835 Constitutional Convention is necessary.
The North Carolina shrimping industry is in peril due to foreign competition. Claims of dumping have been leveled against China, Vietnam and the Asian realm.
This lesson focuses on the Crito, in which Socrates argues against the idea that he should escape the penalty of death imposed on him by Athens, laying the groundwork for future debates over the rights of the individual and the rule of law.
In this lesson plan, students analyze important speeches from past presidents. Students then attempt to write a speech for the current president.
The federal judiciary, which includes the Supreme Court as well as the district and circuit courts, is one of three branches of the federal government. This lesson provides an introduction to the Supreme Court.
In this lesson, students combine history, civics, and English in an examination of the trial process from the nonfiction novel, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. Students consider Jim Williams' trial process, which included four different trials.
This lesson plan introduces students to Thomas Edison's life and inventions. It asks students to compare and contrast life around 1900 with their own lives and helps students understand the connections between the technological advancements of the early twentieth century and contemporary society and culture.
You have learned that there are different areas of social studies and different kinds of social scientists. You learned that geographers study geography and economists study economics. This chapter is about civics, another important area of social studies. Civics is the study of government and the role people play in government. But who studies civics??? Civicsers? Civicsists? It’s a little more complicated this time. Political scientists study civics! Politics is just another name for government. But wait, what is government? Government is a system that people use to provide order and make decisions. It is also a system for distributing power like the power to make laws and the power to enforce laws. It is also a system for regulating the conduct of people, or how people
Expose middle school students to a first taste of Shakespeare from the angle of the ghost story and launch into the subject of verbs. In this lesson, they learn how Shakespeare uses verbs to move the action of the play. Students then distinguish generic verbs from vivid verbs by working with selected lines inÂ Hamlet's Ghost scene. Finally they test their knowledge of verbs through a crossword interactive puzzle.