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Students create a "found poem" drawing on words from the testimony of a survivor of the Holocaust.
Students explore the role of social media in Ferguson, apply information verification strategies to social media posts, and develop strategies for becoming critical consumers and sharers of social media.
Using a role identifying activity, students analyze the various roles undertaken by a teenage partisan during the Holocaust.
Students study the Battle of Cable Street in London by examining testimonies of individuals who demonstrated against fascist leader Oswald Mosley.
By interpreting tapestries woven by Chilean women, students learn about protest, human rights, and civil society.
Students consider what the term civil society means by examining the relationship between government, business, and individuals in Chile.
Students deepen their thinking about memory and identity by reflecting on the stories of Holocaust and Armenian Genocide survivors and their descendants.
Students listen to a podcast about two enslaved people who successfully sued for their freedom and reflect on what these cases illuminate about democracy today.
Students build a definition of participation and reflect on several episodes throughout history when young people chose to take a stand.
Students connect themes from the film to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's concept of “single stories," and then consider what it would take to tell more equitable and accurate narratives.
Students explore Susan B. Anthony's choice to vote illegally in the 1872 presidential election by analyzing her speech “Is It a Crime For Women to Vote?”.
Students explore the relationship between the individual and society by creating identity charts for a contemporary novelist, a children's book character, and themselves.