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Being Equal and Belonging in a...

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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Does freedom require responsib...

Middle School


Lesson Overview: Students will analyze primary sources to review their own understandings of voting rights in the United States, learn how voting rights have changed over time and gain a better understanding of how the right to vote has impacted equality.

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Education and Equality

Middle School


Lesson Overview: This lesson engages students in inquiry, using primary-source analysis of American public education as a result of the Mendez v. Westminster federal case (1947) and the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case (1954).

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You Matter

Middle School


Lesson Overview: Students will analyze primary sources to examine examples of voting. Students will discuss who votes and how ballots have changed to make voting equitable for all eligible voters.

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The Meaning of the Federalist ...

High School


Lesson Overview: This lesson engages students with the key concepts of democracy and republic in order to gain a deeper understanding of the Constitution through use of a primary source, The Federalist Papers.

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Voting Rights and Equality

High School


Lesson Overview: This lesson engages students in using inquiry to examine voting rights using primary sources and, based on this evidence, to investigate equality and voting and make connections and conclusions.

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Race and the 14th Amendment

High School


Lesson Overview: This lesson engages students in inquiry and analysis using primary source, role play, and discussions of racial discrimination. Students use evidence-based claims to examine the 14th Amendment and university admissions procedures.

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