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Lessons tagged Elementary

Belonging in Our Democracy

Elementary


Lesson Overview: Students will examine the process of voting and the Electoral College. Applying mathematical percentages, students will experience how population and voting impact elections in this country and consider if everyone’s vote matters. Students consider the use of the Electoral College and how it aligns with the popular vote.

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4 / 5 stars.

Being Equal and Belonging in a Co...

Elementary


Lesson Overview: Students examine how equality under the law has evolved in the United States. Students will then use both primary and secondary sources to summarize and report on a problem of equality and its solution under the law, and reflect on how these lessons from history can help them as they consider issues of inequality in contemporary society.

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4.5 / 5 stars.

TB or Not TB

Elementary


Lesson Overview: In this lesson, students evaluate primary sources to deepen understanding of the role of science in managing diseases in the United States.

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4 / 5 stars.

Becoming an Equality Warrior

Elementary


Lesson Overview: Students will consider whether equality is important to our democracy as they develop an understanding of the literary and historical value of the Gettysburg Address through a close reading of the text.

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4.7 / 5 stars.
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