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Honoring the Legacy of Rosa Parks

http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/score_lessons/special_events/rosa_parks/

Description: The Mother of the Civil Rights Movement died October 24, 2005. Her dignified defiance in the face of segregation helped America and the world understand the power of nonviolent protest to create a more just society. Learn more about her remarkable life through these web lessons and resources. Standards and 12.3.2 civics

Author: SCORE H-SS

Lesson ID: 348

How Can Citizens Participate?

http://www.civiced.org/index.php?page=wtp_ms28_sb

Description: In this lesson you will learn about one of the most important rights of citizenship. This is the right to participate in governing our nation. The lesson will discuss the different ways you may participate. It will also suggest those things you should think about in deciding whether or not you should participate. Standards 8.3.6 and 12.2.4, 12.2.5, and 12.6.4 civics

Author: We the People, Center for Civic Education

Lesson ID: 517

How Can You Decide among Competing Responsibilities?

http://www.civiced.org/fod_elem_resp07_sb.html

Description: Use the concepts of urgency, relative importance, time required, resources, competing values and interests, and compromises to select the responsibilties most essential to fulfill. Standard 12.3.2

Author: We the People, Center for Civic Education

Lesson ID: 519

Human Rights for All

http://www.civnet.org/resources/teach/lessplan/hrfa.htm

Description: We define participation as taking part in the public life of your community and society. Some people think it is important to participate, while others do not. Assume you have just arrived in a new-formed country. You are eager to get started building a new society. How much and what kindof participation will you expect from citizens in your new society? Standard 12.3.2 and 12.3.4 (You will not need Internet access to do this lesson in class.)

Author: Ed O'Brien, National Institute for Education in the Law Participation in your society can take many forms. We define participation as taking part in the public life of your community and society. Some people think it is important to participate, while others do not.

Lesson ID: 545

Iraq Study Group Recommendations

http://www.c-spanclassroom.org/VideoDetail.aspx?category=PP

Description: View the 8-minute C-SPAN video clip as the Co-Chairmen of the Iraq Study Group, former secretary of state James Baker III and former representative Lee Hamilton (D-IN), present the bipartisan panel's recommendations for changes to U.S. policy in Iraq. Through the discussion questions explore how people are able to influence the government in the U.S. through specail panels and investigations. Standard 12.3.2

Author: C-SPAN Classroom

Lesson ID: 1520

North Coast Landscapes: The Wealth of Our Community

http://www.humboldt.edu/~economic/landscapes/table_11.html

Description: What are the "indicators" of community wealth? Explain some traditional measures of wealth and what the strengths and weaknesses of the traditional measures are. Explore measurements of the wealth of the region where you live. Understand the role that the various levels of government play in their community and the importance of individual participation in the democratic process. This lesson is easily adapted to third grade. Standards 3.5.0, 12.1.1 Economics, 12.2.2 civics

Author: Deborah Keeth, CSU Humboldt

Lesson ID: 759

Perseverance and the First Amendment

http://www.constitutioncenter.org/education/ForEducators/LessonPlans/FirstAmendment/5488.shtml

Description: Write a one-page response defining "perseverance." Analyze the language of the First Amendment concerning the right to petition and assemble and the research historical examples of groups or individuals exercising their right to petition and/or assemble, including but not limited to abolitionists, child labor movement, suffragists, Civil Rights movement, and pro-life/pro-choice groups. Evaluate these movements in light of an understanding of perseverance. Standard 12.2.5

Author: Bill of Rights Institute

Lesson ID: 811

Photographs of the 369th Infantry and African Americans during World War I

http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/369th-infantry/

Description: This lessons relates to the powers of Congress to raise and support armies in Article I, Section 8 , and to citizens' rights to equal protection of the laws in the 14th Amendment, Section 1 . Examine the photographs using the Photograph Analysis Worksheet. Why do you think the photographs of the 369th Infantry were taken? What strikes you as unusual or significant about them? Who took these photographs and for what purposes? The photographic record of World War I was compiled by three categories of photographers: official, press, and amateur. How would photographs taken in each of these categories have differed? Why? Do you have family photographs of war veterans? Would they be of historical significance? What would make them so? Standard 11.4.5, 12.2.1, 12.4.1 and 12.4.2

Author: Joan Brodsky Schur, Village Community School

Lesson ID: 815

Rescuers: Those Who Risked Their Lives to Save Others

http://catalog.socialstudies.com/c/@Wmpv2OzYB_jKE/Pages/article.html?article@rescuers

Description: Many people in the Nazi occupied countries stood idly by as millions of people were rounded up and put to their deaths. However, some risked their lives to help the victims of Nazi persecution during the Holocaust. Read and view photographs relating to several of these compelling stories and write reflective essays based on your exploration. Standards 10.7.3, and 11.7.5

Author: Social Studies School Service

Lesson ID: 895

Responsibilities and Rights: Making Civic Decisions

http://www.curriculum.edu.au/democracy/classroom/resright.htm

Description: Compare the concept of civic responsibility in the U.S. to that in the parliamentary system in Australia. Working in small groups, students investigate concepts related to social and economic decision-making. They define issues important to one of several diverse groups within Australia, then assign either government or individual responsibility for each issue. Standard 12.3.4

Author: Curriculum Corporation, Commonwealth Department of Education

Lesson ID: 899

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