Grades 6 to 8

Results for Grades 6 to 8

Editorial Cartoons: Poverty/Environmental Justice

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17 February 2014 This is the fourth lesson in the series " Using Editorial Cartoons to Teach Social Justice ." People who ...
Editorial Cartoon: Racial Profiling

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17 February 2014 This is the second lesson in the series " Using Editorial Cartoons to Teach Social Justice ." ...
Editorial Cartoon: Intolerance

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17 February 2014 Activities will help students see how artists can use cartoons to express their opinions about society and culture. ...
Women’s Suffrage

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17 February 2014 This lesson is the fourth in a series called  Expanding Voting Rights . The overall goal of the series is for students ...
Should Your Hairstyle Be A Constitutional Right?

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17 February 2014 This lesson uses the strategies of “student questioning for purposeful learning” (SQPL) and jigsaw grouping to engage ...
Recognizing the Undocumented

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17 February 2014 This lesson features activities that will make students aware of the roles that undocumented immigrants play in the ...
Fighting Hunger

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17 February 2014 This lesson encourages students to investigate domestic hunger in the United States as well as in their own communities ...
Banned Books and Discrimination

Activity Exchange

15 January 2014 Number 46: Spring 2014 This lesson provides an opportunity to discuss the history of literary ...
Gender Stereotyping

Activity Exchange

15 January 2014 Number 46: Spring 2014 This activity encourages students to learn about the adults who work in ...
Band-Aids for Bullying

Activity Exchange

10 September 2013 Number 45: Fall 2013 Each year the Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) at my middle school organizes ...
Inclusive Spirit Week

Activity Exchange

10 September 2013 Number 45: Fall 2013 This activity can be used any time of year or for annual campaigns like ...
Identifying the Need for Activism

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11 June 2013 What’s the big deal about activism? Is activism really needed in order for change to occur? Activism is something that ...
Defining Activism

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11 June 2013 If you were to ask a young person “What is community?” they might pause and think for a moment before giving an answer. ...
Art Expression Through Music

Activity Exchange

15 May 2013 Gale Bournazian-Ybarra This activity uses music and ...
Toolkit for “When Bad Things Happen”

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7 May 2013 This toolkit accompanies the article “When Bad Things Happen,” and provides professional-development resources to support ...
Toolkit for “Uncommon Ground”

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7 May 2013 This toolkit accompanies the article “Uncommon Ground,” and provides a classroom activity to celebrate diversity and build ...
Toolkit for “Story Corner”

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7 May 2013 This toolkit accompanies the story corner “Michael,” and provides classroom resources for making student journals, as well ...
Toolkit for “Set In Stone”

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14 May 2013 This toolkit accompanies the article “Set in Stone,” and provides classroom activity ideas to bring monuments to life and ...
Toolkit for “Serving Up Justice at School”

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7 May 2013 This toolkit accompanies the article “Serving Up Justice at School,” and provides a classroom activity that engages students ...
Toolkit for “Out at Last”

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7 May 2013 This toolkit accompanies the article “Out at Last,” and provides professional-development resources to support LGBT educators, ...
Toolkit for “How Will You Mix It Up in 2013?”

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7 May 2013 This toolkit accompanies the article “How Will You Mix It Up in 2013?” and provides classroom and professional-development ...
Toolkit for “Just Science”

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14 May 2013 This toolkit accompanies the article “Just Science,” and provides a classroom resource to help students probe deeper to ...
Toolkit for “I Am Asian American”

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7 May 2013 This toolkit accompanies the article “I Am Asian American,” and provides professional-development resources to help teachers ...
Toolkit for “Gender Spectrum”

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7 May 2013 Gender-fluid young people navigate a variety of gender-specific spaces throughout their day at school. From seating charts based on gender to dress codes and roles in ...
Toolkit for “Fostering Allies”

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7 May 2013 This toolkit accompanies the Summer 2013 article “Fostering Allies,” and provides professional-development support to ...
In Our Own Words: A Story Book with a Purpose

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10 April 2013 This is the fourth lesson of the series “ Dealing with Dilemmas: Upstanders, Bystanders and Whistle-Blowers ,” which is ...
Dealing with Dilemmas: Upstanders, Bystanders and Whistle-Blowers

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26 March 2013 The purpose of these lessons is to help students think about how to resolve difficult ethical decisions related to ...
Change Agents in Our Own Lives

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26 March 2013 This is the third lesson of the series “ Dealing with Dilemmas: Upstanders, Bystanders and Whistle-Blowers ,” which is ...
Modern-Day Heroes: People Who Are Making a Difference

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22 March 2013 This is the second lesson of the series “ Dealing with Dilemmas: Upstanders, Bystanders and Whistle-Blowers .” ...
Where We Stand

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20 March 2013 This is the first lesson of the series “ Dealing with Dilemmas: Upstanders, Bystanders and Whistle-Blowers ,” ...
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