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Can terrorism ever be justified?

Can terrorism ever be justified?

Here is a lesson on the idea of terrorism ever being justifiable. It looks at the Just War theory, modern day politicians interested in this topic. As well as opinions from all sides. Nice as a stand-alone lesson, PSE, or citizenship lesson.
Marcushall6
Euthanasia - Interview with a terminally ill man

Euthanasia - Interview with a terminally ill man

A transcript of a powerful interview carried out by a Year 11 pupil in a hospice with a terminally ill man. The interview was conducted to gain an insight into a perspective on euthanasia/assisted suicide from the view of the patient. This patient was not in support of legalising assisted suicide despite suffering from a terminal condition. The interview was conducted as part of a GCSE Citizenship investigation. With the permission of the family of the man, it has been uploaded here to add balance to the debate on legalising assisted suicide. All names have been changed to protect the privacy of the family. The family have agreed that this interview can be published. Please feel free to use/adapt as needed. Any feedback will be welcome for the pupil who conducted this interview.
renickhav
UN Conventions Rights of the Child Assembly ppt

UN Conventions Rights of the Child Assembly ppt

This is a powerpoint I created outlining the UN Convention’s Children’s Rights. I gave the opportunity to our School Councilors to deliver the assembly in order to gain a ‘Promoting Active Democracy’ award for the school. Each slide outlines a different right and the notes for each slide were given to the children to present to the school. Good resource to use in the run up to National Children’s Day.
rebeccajade-edu
Instructional Materials for Social Studies

Instructional Materials for Social Studies

This document contains three lists including resources for general teaching, content specific information, and professional growth. It is an assignment for a graduate level course about teaching Social Studies. The resources are mainly for lower primary grades.
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Statue of Liberty ESCAPE ROOM: Ellis Island, Immigration, 4th of July - NO PREP!

Statue of Liberty ESCAPE ROOM: Ellis Island, Immigration, 4th of July - NO PREP!

The Statue of Liberty Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode interesting facts about the Statue of Liberty. This is the perfect resource to introduce immigration and Ellis Island. This could also be used as a fun 4th of July activity. The Statue of Liberty Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given a secret code name and sent on a secret mission to help Megan. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal interesting facts about the Statue of Liberty. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! This is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! Students are sent on a “secret mission” and given a back story to ignite their active learning skills. They are given a code name which makes them feel as if they are part of the secret mission. Students practice hands-on, practical problem solving skills all while learning about the Statue of Liberty. Your students will be inspired to think outside the box! Spy themed music is highly recommended! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included for differentiation. A “How to Decode” puzzles is also included. In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. New Feature: This escape room now includes 12 fun, colorful signs to take class pictures with at the end of the mission. Signs include “Puzzle Master”, “She did all the work”, “Genius”, “We did it”, “I Escaped” and more! Hang the pictures in your room, send them in a parent newsletter or share them on social media  An answer key and easy to follow teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes
lisaf5005
Citizenship and Naturalization ESCAPE ROOM: Becoming a U.S. citizen

Citizenship and Naturalization ESCAPE ROOM: Becoming a U.S. citizen

The Citizenship & Naturalization Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode interesting facts about the process of becoming a U.S. citizen & Naturalization. This is the perfect resource to introduce naturalization, immigration, the 14th Amendment and the Oath of Allegiance. The Citizenship & Naturalization Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given a secret code name and sent on a secret mission to help the Coselli family apply for citizenship. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal interesting facts about Citizenship & Naturalization. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! This is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! Students are sent on a “secret mission” and given a back story to ignite their active learning skills. They are given a code name which makes them feel as if they are part of the secret mission. Students practice hands-on, practical problem solving skills all while learning about Citizenship & Naturalization. Your students will be inspired to think outside the box! Spy themed music is highly recommended! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included for differentiation. A “How to Decode” puzzles is also included. In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. New Feature: This escape room now includes 12 fun, colorful signs to take class pictures with at the end of the mission. Signs include “Puzzle Master”, “She did all the work”, “Genius”, “We did it”, “I Escaped” and more! Hang the pictures in your room, send them in a parent newsletter or share them on social media  An answer key and easy to follow teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes
lisaf5005