Category: Classrooms

Research List

Great Plains Cultures

The Great Plains region of North America is the home of many Indigenous peoples and cultures. This collection of articles and images will help students

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Topic Center

Language Preservation and Renewal

Linguists estimate that around 1,200 Indigenous languages were spoken in North, Central, and South America before the arrival of European colonists. This topic center explores

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Lesson Plan

Active vs. Passive Reading

This lesson helps students strengthen their understanding of the distinction between active and passive reading, and employ key steps to converse with complex texts. Through

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Activity

Jim Crow Laws

The term Jim Crow refers to the social, political, and economic restrictions placed on African Americans between 1877 to the 1950s. This activity combines primary

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Activity

Life on the Homefront

The U.S. entrance into World War II had a significant impact on Americans at home. In this activity, students will collect information about life on

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Activity

DREAM Act

The DREAM Act would provide a path to permanent residency for undocumented immigrants who entered the United States as minors. This activity features side-by-side commentaries

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Educator Guides

Indivisible Educator Guide

SLC’s Educator Guides bring you a go-to set of curated resources, lesson plans, and author insights to help you introduce and share quality literature with

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Activity

Bias in the News

News stories are widely available in a variety of media formats, including the internet (on social media platforms, for example), television and radio, and traditional

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Activity

Prohibition and American Culture

On January 16, 1920, the Eighteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution went into effect, instituting nationwide Prohibition. The amendment prohibited “the manufacture, sale, or transportation

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