Tag Archives: civics

American Heroes

Oktober 13th, 2017

This third grade lesson is part of a Government and Citizenship unit. This unit is designed for students to understand that communities and nations need laws and leaders to help protect citizens and keep order, and that our government relies on participation from its citizens. The students will focus on why citizens need laws and… American Heroes weiterlesen

Starting a Government from Scratch

Oktober 13th, 2017

At the time the Founders were shaping the future of a new country, John Adams suggested the President should be addressed as H“is Excellency“ Happily, others recognized that such a title was inappropriate. Though the proper form of address represents only a small detail, defining everything about the Presidency was central to the idea of… Starting a Government from Scratch weiterlesen

Mini Mock Trial

Oktober 13th, 2017

Mini-Mock Trials are shorter versions of mock trial, taking an average of 2-3 hours. They are helpful for teaching about trial procedure as well as teaching the particular content of the trial. For example, one mini mock trial teaches driving responsibility.

How Can You Decide Among Competing Responsibilities?

Oktober 13th, 2017

This lesson introduces you to several additional intellectual tools useful in making decisions about responsibility. When you have completed the lesson, you should be able to use these ideas in evaluating, taking, and defending positions on issues of responsibility.

Dr. Kings Dream

Oktober 13th, 2017

After this lesson, students will have learned about the life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr. reflected on a section of King’s „I Have a Dream“ speech become aware of inequities that still exist in the United States