This simulation turns your classroom into a marketplace, as students must try to maximize profit or consumption. Acting as two separate countries, students fulfill the role of consumer and producer to see what impact occurs on producers and
Included in this all inclusive John Brown Mock Trial are Character Role Sheets, Instructions for the Judge, and Juror Note Taking Guides. Additionally, I have two students act as news reporters who write a summary of our mock trial from the
I have created a detailed Oregon Trail WebQuest with a provided website. The WebQuest questions fall under category titles of the website, making it very easy for students to navigate through the site.
I have a rubric for a project on five important Supreme Court cases dealing with Student Speech. I then go through a packet with students (not included) on Hazelwood and Kuhlmeier. Based on their projects and class discussions, students then take
Students review the advertising/propaganda techniques through a card game. Included in the lesson are: directions and the cards (which must be cut out). The cards appear in order, with the terms, definitions, and advertisement examples going in the
A concise, yet descriptive, summary of political parties and their role in America. I teach Alternative Ed. and try to keep lecture under 20 minutes with activities/games/simulations woven in to each class. This is a great "to the point" lecture.
I have prepared a fake CNN article detailing an "invasion" of Mexico by Russian troops and detailing responses from President Obama and former Republican Gov. Mitt Romney. Also included is a set of three questions to use as a warm-up.
I have submitted a country report rubric to help you in trying to find a summative assessment for Michigan's Geography Standards. This requires students to complete a climograph, compile statistics, evaluate history, etc. I used the Middle East