Type:

Lesson Plan

Description:

In this lesson, students will prepare and present their own plan for dealing with immigration in the United States. They will engage first-hand with the modern day debate on immigration and wrestle with the consequences of the different proposals. In doing so, they will refine their research, writing, and presentations skills as well as gaining an understanding of how to engage with civility in a discussion about a sensitive topic.

Subjects:

  • Social Studies > Civics
  • Social Studies > United States History

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

liberty, individual responsibility, civic virtue, rule of law, inalienable/natural rights Constitution, Supreme Court, Court Cases, President, Executive Power, citizenship Great Depression, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2010s

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
Update Standards?

D2.Civ.10.K-2: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Compare their own point of view with others' perspectives.

D2.Civ.10.6-8: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Explain the relevance of personal interests and perspectives, civic virtues, and democratic principles when people address issues and problems in government and civil society.

D2.His.13.3-5: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Use information about a historical source, including the maker, date, place of origin, intended audience, and purpose to judge the extent to which the source is useful for studying a particular topic.
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