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Common Core Writing Prompts and Strategies: Holocaust and Human Behavior

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This resource provides writing prompts and strategies that align Holocaust and Human Behavior with the expectations of the Common Core State Standards.

Common Core Writing Prompts and Strategies: The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy

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Common Core Writing Prompts and Strategies: The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy

This resource helps build skills necessary for student to write an argumentative essay at the end of the unit.

Community Matters: A Facing History and Ourselves Approach to Advisory

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Our newly redesigned advisory curriculum for grades 8–10 contains a year’s worth of activities, student handouts, and best practices to help you build student-centered spaces where honest questioning, discussion, and social and academic growth can occur.

Complicity, Collaboration, and Resistance: France under the Nazi Occupation

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Complicity, Collaboration, and Resistance: France under the Nazi Occupation

This book brings together diary entries, letters, and memoirs of voices from Nazi-occupied France to create an intimate and complex portrait of France under the Vichy Regime.

Crimes Against Humanity and Civilization: The Genocide of the Armenians

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This resource examines the choices that individuals, groups, and nations made before, during, and after the Armenian Genocide.

Current Events Teacher Checklist PDF Workbook

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Current Events Teacher Checklist PDF Workbook

Download a printable PDF workbook of our teacher checklist for preparing to teach current events to middle and high school students. We include recommended news sources, key questions to ask as yourself as you plan, and strategies for navigating emotionally difficult or complex topics.

Defining Human Rights

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Defining Human Rights

This PowerPoint for Lesson 10 of the Standing Up for Democracy unit is ready to use in the classroom with student-facing slides and complete teaching notes.

Defining Our Obligations to Others

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Defining Our Obligations to Others

This PowerPoint for Lesson 9 of the Standing Up for Democracy unit is ready to use in the classroom with student-facing slides and complete teaching notes.

Democracy in Action: A Study Guide to Accompany the Film FREEDOM RIDERS

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Use this guide to the documentary film Freedom Riders to help students explore the stories of the brave activists who challenged segregation in the South in 1961.

Developing Character Inferences

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Developing Character Inferences

This PowerPoint for Lesson 8 of the Teaching Inspector Calls unit comes complete with student-facing slides and teaching notes, and is ready to use in the classroom.

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