This unit, designed to accompany the film American Idealist, explores idealism, public service, and public policy through the career of American statesman and activist Sargent Shriver.
This unit provides background on the Armenian Genocide and invites students to explore the important questions it raises about how the global community defines, responds to, and can prevent genocide.
These lessons grapple with the complexity of human behavior witnessed throughout the Holocaust, beginning with activities that help students discover the meaning of prejudice and ending with discussions about international law.
In this unit students come to understand the nonviolent social change model practiced throughout the 1950s and 1960s by American civil rights activists.
Help students become informed and effective civic participants in today's digital landscape. This unit is design to develop students' critical thinking, news literacy, civic engagement, and social-emotional skills and competencies.
Centering on the film Hiding and Seeking: Faith and Tolerance After the Holocaust, this unit is a solid foundation for learning about themes of identity, universe of obligation, and rescue.
Intentionally designed for middle school classrooms, this unit explores themes of identity and community by using students' knowledge of the Memphis, Tennessee, community.
Help students understand that their voices are integral to the story of the United States with six lesson plans that investigate individual and national identity.