Long Journey to Justice
In this lesson the students will learn about the shift in power and the rise of totalitarianism around the time period of World War II..
Freedom of Expression
Students will research primary sources of historical protests and analyze political cartoons to create their own political poster or storyboard.
The Evolution of the Pledge to the US Flag
Students will identify patterns of continuity and change chronologically and thematically as demonstrated by the evolution of the pledge of allegiance.
Be the change: Recognizing activists through primary sources
This lesson will demonstrate how to recognize and evaluate primary sources in comparison to sources of different formats by using a news article interview of and a graphic novel about activist Rachel Carson.
Exploring identity and the world around us through the Anne Frank's Diary: The Graphic Adaptation
Students will analyze the historical context of the Holocaust and its impact on not only Jewish people, but also other groups of people and society as a whole.
The Impact of African American Women on Civil Rights in the USA
Students will analyze the impact of African American women on the Civil Rights & Women’s Rights Movements during the 1950s-1970s.
The role of the 1st Amendment in defending the release of the Pentagon Papers
In this lesson, students will examine the contents of the Pentagon Papers and analyze its release in relation to the 1st Amendment protections in the U.S Constitution.
Reactions to United States Involvement in the Vietnam War
This lesson serves as an opportunity for students to uncover the thoughts and opinions of Americans in relation to the country’s involvement in the Vietnam War through primary and secondary source analysis, as well as the creation of their own graphic-novel style illustration.
First Amendment in the Workforce
Students will focus on what rights are covered under the First Amendment and how freedom of speech is handled in the workplace.