Conditions in Detention Centers at the U.S. Border
The humanitarian crisis at the U.S. border has worsened. Use this lesson to explore with students the experiences of migrants seeking asylum, the conditions of the detention facilities and identify actions to address the crisis.
This 4-lesson unit helps high school students learn about democracy, examine the First Amendment and explore how their freedoms originated and how they function today in schools, in their communities and globally.
Teach middle and high school students how they can voice their thoughts with Congress on what should be done about DACA and DREAMers. In this lesson, students learn about DREAMers/DACA recipients andreflect on what it means to be “American.”
This lesson teaches high school students the meaning, purpose and outcomes of sanctuary citiesand nonviolent resistance, both currently and throughout history. Students develop acall-to-action speech for implementing nonviolent resistance related to issues important to them.
This elementary lesson provides an opportunity for students to watch and reflect upon the film, The Present, learn more about people with disabilities and create their own comic strip based on the film or another story about a person with a disability.
In this lesson, high school students will reflect on what freedom means to them, gain understanding of the First Amendment freedoms and their complexities, explore relevant court cases and reflect on how the First Amendment impacts their daily lives.
This lesson provides middle and high school students an opportunity to learn about the unaccompanied children at our border, reasons why the seek entry to the United States and reflect on what to do about this situation.