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Social Media Unit Lessons Using The Social Network Current Contemporary Issues
One of the biggest hits in my contemporary issues class was studying social media. I use THREE Essential Questions: 1.) How does social media keep the world connected? 2.) What effect does social media have on human relationships? 3.) What limitations should certain people have when using social m
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Erin Brockovich Full Unit Environmental Local Health Contemporary Issues
This is my full unit on enviornmental health and state law. I do this unit in my contemporary issues class to teach how people are impacted by the environment and what companies as well as the government can do to protect the people. When you purchase this product you get: an introductory quiz (to
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Affordable Care Act Lesson Bundle : Contemporary Issues
As a Contemporary Issues teacher, the Affordable Care Act has been among my top priorities to teach, since it is affecting all of our graduating seniors. In this lesson bundle, you will find all needed resources to effectively teach health care and the Affordable Care Act. Included: 10 Slide PpT ex
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Social Media Contemporary Issues Hashtag Creative Writing Current Events
This is a great lesson that can be used for a fun way to expand writing, a current events class, or for anyone willing to work on class dynamics. Students have a full conversation about a particular topic of choice using hashtags with each other. I use the concept of a hashtag and explain its impo
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Cuban Missile Crisis or Nuclear Weapons Lessons Contemporary Issues
I am selling 5 documents here in this bundle of resources to use in a U.S. History class or a contemporary issues class at the secondary level. These are articles with questions, pictures, maps, and webquests available. I began the unit showing clips from the movie, "13 Days" with Kevin Costner. T
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Human Rights Foreign Policy Contemporary Issues Unit Black Hawk Down
This is my unit (slides, links, assignments and assessments) for my unit on Human Rights in my Contemporary Issues class. My two essential questions are: *What global responsibilities does the United States have as the world’s last remaining superpower? *Why are global human rights important? These
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Contemporary Issues WebQuest
This is a great introductory activity for students new to a Contemporary Issues class. In this WebQuest, students are asked to identify an issue, give a brief statement supporting and opposing it, then rank their interest in the topic. I use this as a way to gauge my student's desire to learn about
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Contemporary Issues English Course for Upper Level High School
This 235 page document includes the student packets for reading and writing, unit assessments, useful teacher notes, and the final exam for an entire English course on current topics and contemporary literature. Used with my 12th grade Seniors for 6 course offerings, the course will lead students t
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Contemporary Issues Article Assignment
This weekly article assignment requires that students find article assignments either of particular interest to them to discuss in class or that relate to the issues being discussed in class. For each weekly article they must complete an analysis summarizing the article itself, explain how it connec
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Contemporary Issues List
Looking for a list of Contemporary Issues? This resource is a List of Issues Facing Our Society. They Include Global, Personal, Social, Emotional, Political, Environmental, Economic, Educational, Health and other Issues.They can serve as inspiration for an artwork, political cartoon, discussion or w
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Human Rights Contemporary Issues Saddam Hussein Unit Global Studies
This is a sub unit from my Human Rights Unit in a Contemporary Issues class I teach. My two essential questions for this unit are: 1.) Why are global human rights important? 2.) What global responsibilities does the United States have as the world’s last remaining superpower? This unit on Saddam Hu
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Contemporary Issues Project
In this group activity, students will choose an issue in the news today to research, keep track of developments in during the course of the class, and present on. They will be expected to produce an 8-12 minute video project, Prezi, or Google Website to explain the situation to the class. The studen
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American Law Unit 4: Contemporary Issues OVERVIEW
This is a unit overview and student worksheet for a semester-long Introduction to American Law class. This class is taught to students who have an interest in various facets of American Law, such as law enforcement and legal studies. McGraw Hill's Streetlaw: A Course in Practice Law (9th Edition)
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Elie Wiesel's The Perils of Indifference: Practice with the Argument
In 1999, Nobel Peace Prize recipient, author of Night and Holocaust survivor, Elie Wiesel, spoke at a White House summit. This six-minute speech is considered by the website American Rhetoric one of 100 most significant speeches in the 20th century. This speech and the accompanying detailed, diff
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Social Studies Milestone Review (End of Year)
This file contains 93 questions that go over the majority of the standards listed below. Along with the questions is a 94 slide powerpoint that coincides with EVERY QUESTION. Each slide coincides with that question on the test. This gives a visual for the students as you are going over each question
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Push Factors and Pull Factors Lesson Plan
In this lesson, students will be evaluating the reasons people move, relocate, or immigrate, both historically and today, by considering the factors “pushing” people away from their current homes and those “pulling” people to new locations. Students will use manipulatives and other kinetic tools to
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USA Citizenship Test
Need a relevant activity for teaching Government or Contemporary Issues? This is a 40 question test compiled with need-to-know knowledge for the actual US Citizenship test. Use this multiple-choice activity as an introduction for Government class to see if your students would even qualify to be Am
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Constitution USA - Episode #2 - It's a Free Country - Movie Guide
This four page download includes 25 questions, which will help your students to better comprehend Episode #2 of the PBS film series "Constitution USA," with Peter Sagal. This episode focuses in on contemporary issues closely related to the Bill of Rights.
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Which Way Home- Spanish documentary (movie) Bundle
Looking to integrate contemporary issues facing the Spanish speaking community into your Spanish class? Search no further!! This amazing documentary will enlighten your students on the “why” immigration is happening from Central America, with a particular focus on the children immigrants. A much mor
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Brave New World Test
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley - test includes multiple choice, true/false, and an essay section focusing on linking the novel to contemporary issues of scientific advancement. Includes answer key on last page of test.
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Mitosis Lesson - Cell Division and Duplication - Scaffolded Notes and Activity
Pique student curiosity about the nature of cellular division with this lesson that brings up the contemporary issue of cancer. Almost all students can relate to the issue, and this lesson starts to explain the basis of it. This purchase includes a 30 slide PowerPoint presentation with graphics and

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High School-Washington's Farewell Address-Text Dependent Q's/Close Reading
One of the most important primary source documents for students to study- Washington's Farewell Address. This lesson includes excerpts from Washington's address. The lesson includes: * eight text dependent questions * vocabulary guide * historical background to Washington's Farewell Address * Add
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United Nations Resolutions Assignment & Project
Watch your students apply 21st century skills as they problem solve and critically think with their classmates about the most pressing global issues in the world through the role of the United Nations. Teach the students how the UN works by having them assume the role of a UN representative of an i
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Global Issues World Leader Project
Want to engage students in current and contemporary issues? This project has students take the role of a leader from a country and make foreign and domestic policy decisions for that country. Students assume the role of the head of government and will be making crucial policy decisions for their c
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