Notes From the Field

Students will learn about how the school-to-prison pipeline affects the American justice system.

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Change the Conversation, Change the System

Anna Deavere Smith's one-woman show takes an unconventional approach to analyzing the school-to-prison-pipeline by embodying 18 real-life activists, politicians and citizens speaking out against an unjust system.

Notes From the Field

GRADES 9-12 | SOCIAL STUDIES AND PERFORMING ARTS

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Notes From the Field takes a unique approach to analyzing corrupt institutions through a performing arts lens. Students can study how Smith weaved history, political science and art into her one-woman show — and analyze how it applies to today's political landscape.

The Number on Great-Grandpa’s Arm

Curriculum for National Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27.

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In recognition of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the documentary The Number on Great-Grandpa’s Arm has been made available in classrooms nationwide.

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GRADES 3-8 | HISTORY AND SOCIAL STUDIES

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Download lesson plans and learning tools that help students understand the events of the Holocaust and the impact World War II has on family history around the globe today.

VICE and the Environment

Learning materials for Earth Day on April 22, World Environment Day on June 5 and World Oceans Day on June 8.

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The State of Our Planet

VICE reporters travel to the world's most populated and remote regions to report on the health and sustainability of our planet. Students will study video segments that highlight environmental problems, then brainstorm and evaluate possible solutions.

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FOR GRADES 7-12 | SCIENCE

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Check out learning tools and resources available as viewing components. Themes include environmentalism, global warming, green energy, and pollution. Instructional elements include brainstorming solutions, critical thinking and discussion, research and presentation.

The Words That Built America

Teaching opportunities for National Constitution Day on September 17, Election Day in November and Presidents’ Day in February.

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Students watch an unabridged reading of America’s founding documents as part of lessons that help them understand the words and historical contexts of the documents, and learn about the people involved in their development.

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FOR GRADES 6-9 | ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS

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Go deeper into history with themes like the Bill of Rights, the Constitutional amendment process and the Declaration of Independence. Instructional elements include critical thinking, historical context and timelines, group discussion and writing.