This lesson will be a look at the role morality plays in presidential elections. The lesson will require students to view different candidates for president and their standpoints on moral issues. Students will be required to identify the impact they believe morality plays in elections, and based on their own results from a survey on political party affiliation, will need to identify why issue standpoints have proven more pertinent in elections and if this hold true for them.
In this lesson, students will compare and contrast textual evidence provided by primary and secondary sources. The second learning objective is for students to evaluate the influence and importance of the media's role in public opinion of Hiroshima.
This lesson compares civil and racial inequality during the Civil Rights movement with inequality in the present. Students will examine prison population statistics to gain an understanding of the issues with America's mass incarceration system. They will chose an event and write a newspaper article about it that describes the event and its significance. Students will then choose a present day related event that connects with the article they chose from the Civil Rights movement. Students will reflect and make connections between civil and racial inequalities that have been reoccurring in America's present day society to the civil injustices that occurred during the Civil Rights era.