Preparing tomorrow’s citizens today

    Posts tagged Equality

    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.

    Avg. Rating
    4.7 / 5 stars.

    Standing Up for Equality

    Elementary


    Lesson Overview: Students will examine how equality under the law has evolved in the United States. Students will report on a problem of equality and its solution under the law. They will reflect on how lessons from history can help them as they consider issues of inequality in contemporary society and how they might contribute to ensuring equality in their community.

    Avg. Rating
    2.5 / 5 stars.

    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).

    Avg. Rating
    4 / 5 stars.

    Voting by Numbers

    Middle School


    Lesson Overview: Students examine the validity of different elections and apply analysis to each situation. Students will apply problem-solving and critical thinking to analyze which methods of calculating votes is most fair and how to inform others of the voting process.

    Avg. Rating
    4 / 5 stars.

    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.

    Avg. Rating
    5 / 5 stars.

    Participate!

    We encourage you to participate in the Citizen U effort by rating and commenting on our lessons. To do so, you must first register for our site by clicking the Register link. If you have already registered, simply click the Login link.
    Register
    Login