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The 1183-1185 Hajj of Ibn Jubayr and Teaching Islam
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The 1183-1185 Hajj of Ibn Jubayr and Teaching Islam

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The goal of this unit is to guide students in a study ...

The goal of this unit is to guide students in a study of the early Islamic World through the eyes of a 12th century Spanish pilgrim, Abul-Husayn Muhammad ibn Ahmed ibn Jubayr, who undertook the Hajj in 1183 and traveled extensively throughout the Islamic world before his return to Spain, meticulousy documenting his travels.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute
Date Added:
05/26/2017
The ADA, the Supreme Court, and Self-Advocacy
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The ADA, the Supreme Court, and Self-Advocacy

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This unit allows students the opportunity to understand the role the Supreme ...

This unit allows students the opportunity to understand the role the Supreme Court plays in laws and decisions that affect individuals with disabilities and to examine the policies of the American with Disabilities Act. Students will be able to draw parallels between policies enacted by the ADA and the ways in which these policies affect their everyday lives.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute
Date Added:
09/22/2017
African-American Art and the Political Dissent During the Harlem Renaissance
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African-American Art and the Political Dissent During the Harlem Renaissance

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This unit introduces students to the art and visual culture of African-American ...

This unit introduces students to the art and visual culture of African-American people in the United States, as well as the history of the Harlem Renaissance from the beginning of the 1900's to its fall in the 1950's. Students will also learn the political statements that were represented in the visual form, and how these statements are still prominent in today's society.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute
Date Added:
07/26/2017
African American History: A Photographic Record
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African American History: A Photographic Record

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This unit uses photographs to travel throughout history and highlight the African ...

This unit uses photographs to travel throughout history and highlight the African American experience, as well as teaching students to interpret photographs in a way that supplements their understanding of written texts.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute
Date Added:
07/28/2017
An African Pilgrim-King and a World Traveler: Mansa Musa and Ibn Battuta
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An African Pilgrim-King and a World Traveler: Mansa Musa and Ibn Battuta

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This unit explores the travel narrative of Ibn Battuta, who set off ...

This unit explores the travel narrative of Ibn Battuta, who set off to make a pilgrimage to Mecca in 1325 and didn't return home until 29 years later, as well as the story of Mansa Musa, who journeyed to Mecca by way of Egypt in 1324.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute
Date Added:
05/26/2017
Almost a Citizen: A History of Social Injustice in America
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Almost a Citizen: A History of Social Injustice in America

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In this unit, students will analyze literary texts, case law, court documents, ...

In this unit, students will analyze literary texts, case law, court documents, photographs and film that document the violation of African Americans' rights and the history of social injustice in America's legal system.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute
Date Added:
08/09/2017
Analyzing Maya Angelou's Poems as a Window into Her Character
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Analyzing Maya Angelou's Poems as a Window into Her Character

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This unit uses the work of Maya Angelou to introduce students to ...

This unit uses the work of Maya Angelou to introduce students to the utilization of poetry as a form of creative self-expression and as a means of understanding life experiences.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute
Author:
Amber Stolz
Date Added:
04/04/2003
And the Beat Goes On: American Art and Literature from 1950 to Present
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And the Beat Goes On: American Art and Literature from 1950 to Present

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This unit uses the works of authors from the Beat generation of ...

This unit uses the works of authors from the Beat generation of literature (Kerouac, Ginsberg, Pollock, and more) to examine the significant role the subversive subject matter had in defining the American dream and shaping the art, literature, and culture of postwar America on to the present day.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute
Date Added:
07/31/2017
The Architectural and Social Space of the American Front Porch
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The Architectural and Social Space of the American Front Porch

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This unit encourages students to draw connections between physical spaces and the ...

This unit encourages students to draw connections between physical spaces and the traditions and experiences that surround them. Students will discuss the roles of dialect, kinship, and storytelling in their culture, and how those relate to and influence architecture, technology, and socialization.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute
Date Added:
07/27/2017
Art and Conflict: The Visual Struggle
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Art and Conflict: The Visual Struggle

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This unit uses art as a means to develop the language arts ...

This unit uses art as a means to develop the language arts and social studies classroom by giving students the opportunity to examine and connect with art, particulary depictions of history, to facilitate higher levels of understanding and translate that into written expression.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute
Date Added:
08/01/2017
Art and National Identity: Analyzing Paintings and Literature from the Era of Manifest Destiny
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Art and National Identity: Analyzing Paintings and Literature from the Era of Manifest Destiny

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This unit will enable students to understand national identity, then analyze the ...

This unit will enable students to understand national identity, then analyze the role national identity played in the art of the period of Manifest Destiny and the American West. Students will develop their skills of comparison, interpretation, and analysis by combining their observation of art produced during 19th century continental expansion with knowledge of American history, especially in that time period.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute
Date Added:
07/27/2017
A Bash in Baalbeck: Creating a Lebanese Festival
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A Bash in Baalbeck: Creating a Lebanese Festival

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This unit takes a multidisciplinary approach to studying the culture of Lebanon, ...

This unit takes a multidisciplinary approach to studying the culture of Lebanon, premised on the notion that students understand different cultures best when they are compared with their own. The unit culminates with a "street festival" to explore food, arts and crafts, and religion.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute
Date Added:
09/25/2017
The Beats in Poetry and the Poetics in Rap: Learning the Elements of Poetry Through Rap Lyrics and Applying Those Learned Elements to Poetry
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The Beats in Poetry and the Poetics in Rap: Learning the Elements of Poetry Through Rap Lyrics and Applying Those Learned Elements to Poetry

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This unit uses rap lyrics to explore elements of poetry in a ...

This unit uses rap lyrics to explore elements of poetry in a way that is relateable and interesting.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute
Author:
Patricia M. Sorrentino
Date Added:
04/04/2011
Blacks and Latinos: A Linked Journey
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Blacks and Latinos: A Linked Journey

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This unit examines the similarities between Black and Latino culture (history of ...

This unit examines the similarities between Black and Latino culture (history of language and migration, sports, music) in order to develop deeper understanding and allow students to better relate to each other and to cultural subject matter.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute
Date Added:
08/02/2017
By Reason of Insanity: An Exploration of the Mental Disease/Defect Defense
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By Reason of Insanity: An Exploration of the Mental Disease/Defect Defense

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This unit explores the legal definition of sanity and how it affects ...

This unit explores the legal definition of sanity and how it affects convictions and punishments in the legal system, as well as how we as a society view mental illness both in and out of the courtroom.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute
Date Added:
09/21/2017
The Citizenship Complex: Why the Vote Matters in the Race for Freedom and Equality for All
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The Citizenship Complex: Why the Vote Matters in the Race for Freedom and Equality for All

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This unit focuses on four groups that have experienced the "Citizenship Complex", ...

This unit focuses on four groups that have experienced the "Citizenship Complex", or the fight for recognition of humanity and as citizens in the United States: African-American slaves, women, Asian immigrants, and the LGBTQIA community. By comparing these groups over time, a better understanding will be built of what American citizenship means at different times in history.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute
Date Added:
08/11/2017
Civil Rights Struggles in the Latino Community
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Civil Rights Struggles in the Latino Community

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This unit gives students a deeper background and understanding of Latino immigration ...

This unit gives students a deeper background and understanding of Latino immigration and settlement patterns, traditions, and value systems, as well as a consideration of the political struggles Latinos have faced over the course of history.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute
Date Added:
09/25/2017