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8 Tribes, 1 State: North Carolina's Native Peoples Part 1 of 2

8 Tribes, 1 State: North Carolina's Native Peoples Part 1 of 2

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Students will study various Native American tribes through a variety of activities, ...

Students will study various Native American tribes through a variety of activities, from a Power Point led discussion, to a study of Native American art. The lesson culminates with students putting on a Native American Art Show about the 8 recognized tribes.

Subject:
Visual Arts
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
NC Civic Education Consortium
Author:
NC Civic Education Consortium
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Advocacy 101

Advocacy 101

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Students will explore the various ways they can ensure their voices are ...

Students will explore the various ways they can ensure their voices are heard regarding issues they care about. To help students appreciate their own value, intelligence, and potential as political actors (Anyon, 2005, p. 179) students will role play different ways of taking political action and reflect on ways to more effectively lobby for change.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Civics and Economics
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
NC Civic Education Consortium
Author:
NC Civic Education Consortium
Date Added:
02/26/2019
African American Voting  Rights and the North Carolina Constitution

African American Voting Rights and the North Carolina Constitution

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Students will examine changes in African American voting rights throughout North Carolina's ...

Students will examine changes in African American voting rights throughout North Carolina's history. This lesson begins by reviewing key vocabulary. Students then independently research the history of African American voting rights in North Carolina using a primary source web quest or jigsaw activity.

Subject:
Social Studies
Civics and Economics
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
NC Civic Education Consortium
Author:
Center for Civic Education
Date Added:
02/26/2019
African Americans and the Vietnam War
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African Americans and the Vietnam War

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In this lesson, students will explore the complicated period of the conflict ...

In this lesson, students will explore the complicated period of the conflict in Vietnam, focusing on the role of African Americans in the war as well as on the discrimination they simultaneously faced at home. Through class discussion, examination of an anti-war comic book, exploration of political cartoons, and review of a less famous speech by Martin Luther King, Jr., students will study the various African Americans who protested the Vietnam War as well as their reasons for doing so.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
NC Civic Education Consortium
Date Added:
01/27/2017
Against All Odds: The African American Founding of Princeville, North Carolina

Against All Odds: The African American Founding of Princeville, North Carolina

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Students will learn about Princeville, NC, the oldest town in the United ...

Students will learn about Princeville, NC, the oldest town in the United States incorporated entirely by African Americans. Students will learn about the challenges that faced newly freed slaves.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Social Studies
American History
Twentieth Century Civil Liberties/Rights
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
NC Civic Education Consortium
Author:
NC Civic Education Consortium
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Against Their Will: North Carolina's Eugenics Program & In re Moore

Against Their Will: North Carolina's Eugenics Program & In re Moore

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Students will learn about North Carolina's little known eugenics program, as well ...

Students will learn about North Carolina's little known eugenics program, as well as explore the constitutionality of state mandated sterilization by reviewing the NC Supreme Court case, In re Moore. Stidents will culminate this lesson by making recommendations on how the state should make amends for the program's past controversial actions, as well as examine actual consolation recoomendations recently made by the North Carolina's General Assembly.

Subject:
English Language Arts
American History
Civics and Economics
Twentieth Century Civil Liberties/Rights
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
NC Civic Education Consortium
Author:
NC Civic Education Consortium
Date Added:
02/26/2019
The Age of Enlightenment

The Age of Enlightenment

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Students will explore the Age of Enlightenment through a Power Point presentation ...

Students will explore the Age of Enlightenment through a Power Point presentation and class discussion. Students will then further explore this period of history and its prominent figures by designing a dinner party for 12 Enlightenment thinkers. This project will encourage students to learn more about the period and the philosophers associated with it, as well as synthesize what they have learned while utilizing higher order thinking, group work skills, and creativity.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Civics and Economics
World History
World Humanities
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
NC Civic Education Consortium
Author:
NC Civic Education Consortium
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Albion Tourg & the Fight for Civil Rights, Part 1 of 2

Albion Tourg & the Fight for Civil Rights, Part 1 of 2

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Albion W. Tourg spent his lifetime (1838--1905) dedicated to fighting for equality ...

Albion W. Tourg spent his lifetime (1838--1905) dedicated to fighting for equality and justice, during a period when rights for many were severely restricted or entirely denied. In this lesson, students will learn about the life and contributions of Albion Tourg through class discussion, reading, and group work.

Subject:
English Language Arts
American History
Civics and Economics
Twentieth Century Civil Liberties/Rights
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
NC Civic Education Consortium
Author:
NC Civic Education Consortium
Date Added:
02/26/2019
American Abolitionists

American Abolitionists

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Through decades of strife, and often at the risk of their lives, ...

Through decades of strife, and often at the risk of their lives, brave people joined forces as anti?slavery activists and fought for justice despite powerful opposition. In this lesson, students will explore the American abolitionist movement through reading, discussion, and analyzing various primary source documents.

Subject:
Social Studies
American History
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
NC Civic Education Consortium
Author:
Center for Civic Education
Date Added:
02/26/2019
American Law: Origins, Development, Types, Examples, and Procedures--Lesson Plan
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American Law: Origins, Development, Types, Examples, and Procedures--Lesson Plan

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In this lesson, students will learn about the origins of law, trace ...

In this lesson, students will learn about the origins of law, trace the development of law in America, and differentiate between the different types of laws. Students will also learn the different steps in civil and criminal judicial proceedings. To culminate their understanding of the judicial process, students will create posters noting the different steps a particular criminal or civil case would go through in the judicial system.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
NC Civic Education Consortium
Date Added:
02/01/2017
American Law: Origins, Development, Types, Examples, and Procedures--Presentation
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American Law: Origins, Development, Types, Examples, and Procedures--Presentation

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This presentation is downloadable and is intended for use with the lesson ...

This presentation is downloadable and is intended for use with the lesson "American Law: Origins, Development, Types, Examples, and Procedures." In this lesson, students will learn about the origins of law, trace the development of law in America, and differentiate between the different types of laws. Students will also learn the different steps in civil and criminal judicial proceedings. To culminate their understanding of the judicial process, students will create posters noting the different steps a particular criminal or civil case would go through in the judicial system.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
NC Civic Education Consortium
Date Added:
02/01/2017
American Revolution: Events Leading to War

American Revolution: Events Leading to War

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Students will learn about the events leading up to the Revolutionary War ...

Students will learn about the events leading up to the Revolutionary War and develop an understanding of the causes of Patriot resentment of the British. Students will experience emotions similar to those felt by colonists by participating in an experiential activity. They will then represent various opinions of the time by creating a political cartoon focused on a particular event, tax, act, or law.

Subject:
American History
Turning Points in American History
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
NC Civic Education Consortium
Author:
NC Civic Education Consortium
Date Added:
02/26/2019
American Self-Government: The First and Second Continental Congress--Lesson Plan
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American Self-Government: The First and Second Continental Congress--Lesson Plan

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In this lesson, students will explore the movement of the colonies towards ...

In this lesson, students will explore the movement of the colonies towards self-government by examining the choices made by the Second Continental Congress, noting how American delegates were influenced by philosophers such as John Locke. Students will participate in an activity in which they assume the role of a Congressional member in the year 1775 and devise a plan for America after the onset of war. This lesson can optionally end with a Socratic Seminar or translation activity on the Declaration of Independence.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
NC Civic Education Consortium
Date Added:
02/17/2017
American Self-Government: The First and Second Continental Congress--Presentation
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American Self-Government: The First and Second Continental Congress--Presentation

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This presentation is intended for use with the lesson "American Self-Government: The ...

This presentation is intended for use with the lesson "American Self-Government: The First and Second Continental Congress." In this lesson, students will explore the movement of the colonies towards self-government by examining the choices made by the Second Continental Congress, noting how American delegates were influenced by philosophers such as John Locke. Students will participate in an activity in which they assume the role of a Congressional member in the year 1775 and devise a plan for America after the onset of war. This lesson can optionally end with a Socratic Seminar or translation activity on the Declaration of Independence.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
NC Civic Education Consortium
Date Added:
02/17/2017
An American in China: The Life of Sidney Rittenberg
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An American in China: The Life of Sidney Rittenberg

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In this lesson, students will learn about China's modern history through the ...

In this lesson, students will learn about China's modern history through the fascinating story of Sidney Rittenberg, one of the most famous Americans expatriates. Before learning about Rittenberg's life, students will examine major events in China's history since 1949 through a timeline activity. Next, students will participate in a jigsaw activity that revolves around Sidney Rittenberg's life, from his time as a student at UNC-Chapel Hill, to his job with the US Army in China, to his time as a translator for Mao Zedong, to his two lengthy prison sentences, and more. This lesson culminates with an activity where students have to design a movie poster for a documentary about Sindey's life.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
NC Civic Education Consortium
Date Added:
02/17/2017
Are You a Democrat or a Republican? Are You Really?
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Are You a Democrat or a Republican? Are You Really?

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This lesson is designed to educate students on the actual platforms of ...

This lesson is designed to educate students on the actual platforms of the major political parties. Students will discuss how political beliefs are formed and how party affiliation affects political behavior. The lesson incorporates brief writing assignments, online party affiliation quizzes, and Internet research of the 2016 state and national party platforms.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
NC Civic Education Consortium
Date Added:
03/28/2017
Argentina and the Dirty War

Argentina and the Dirty War

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Students will learn about the history behind Argentina's Dirty War through music, ...

Students will learn about the history behind Argentina's Dirty War through music, research, and discussion. Special attention is paid to the documentary film, Las Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo and the Search for Identity, which deals with the victims of the Dirty War as well as citizens who heroically stood up to the junta.

Subject:
The Cold War
World History
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
NC Civic Education Consortium
Author:
NC Civic Education Consortium
Date Added:
02/26/2019
"As the War Turns": Exploring the Drama of the Civil War
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"As the War Turns": Exploring the Drama of the Civil War

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This lesson will focus on such captivating topics, beginning with an interactive ...

This lesson will focus on such captivating topics, beginning with an interactive warm up in which students learn about the effects of yellow fever during the period of Civil War. Afterwards, students will begin their exploration of Civil War by reading about bioterrorist plots involving diseases such as yellow fever, as well as other attempts of terrorism during this time. Students will then work on a group project in which they explore other intriguing aspects of the Civil War through reading and the examination of primary sources. They will then work with their group to create a creative and educational soap opera that will teach the rest of their classmates about their assigned topic.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
NC Civic Education Consortium
Date Added:
01/27/2017