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  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > Current Events

Education Levels:

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


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On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2008-12-24.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 3

Reviewer Comments:

This resource is an external link to a website that has lesson plans that center on current issues. The lessons are updated regularly and cover a variety of topics on science, politics, and history. Each lesson is well-organized and includes background information, worksheets, graphic organizers, and ideas for extension activities. The lessons could be part of a current issues course or integrated into units in many subject areas.

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