Students have an opportunity to learn about and develop empathy for the plight of the Rohingya people in Myanmar and explore what can be done about the crisis, which is being called a "textbook example of ethnic cleansing."
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 students about the "Muslim ban" executive order. Gain insightinto people’s thoughts through posted hashtags, reactions of protestors and reflect on their own point of view on the topic by writing an op-ed.
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 an opportunity for students to learn more about the evolution of the Boy Scouts’ position on gay members and leaders, analyze Robert Gates’ recent speech on the issue and explore students’ own points of view by writing persuasive essays.
Challenging Antisemitism: Debunking the Myths and Responding with Facts
Thismulti-grade curriculum unitprovides students with a basic understanding of Judaism and the cultural, historical and religious aspects of the U.S. Jewish community and ways to effectively respond to antisemitic incidents.