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2019 U.S. Constitution Survey Results
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Oak Hill Publishing (Constitution Day 2019): ConstitutionFacts.com has been conducting surveys since 2007. Last year, more than 100,000 people took the ConstitutionFacts.com online poll. The 10-question quiz tests knowledge about the Constitution and Constitution history. Upon completion of the quiz and before receiving their scores, participants were asked to provide demographic details about themselves. Quiz takers then had the opportunity to share their scores via Facebook or email and to take a more extensive 50-question quiz. More than 35% of quiz takers tested their knowledge with the longer U.S. Constitution quiz. Read the report of the survey results.

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History
Social Science
Social Studies
Material Type:
Reading
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ConstitutionFacts.com
Date Added:
01/03/2023
2022 State Preschool Workshop
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We had amazing presenters this year such as our first lady Abigail Cox and Brittney Cummins from the Governor’s Early Childhood Commission. Topics included outdoor classrooms, literacy, personalized competency learning, social studies, math, resources for families, behavior tips, and more.

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English Language Arts
Mathematics
Science
Social Science
Social Studies
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Module
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Utah State Board of Education
Date Added:
08/30/2022
270 to Win
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Interactive map for do it yourself projections of the electoral college results. Also includes historical results.

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Social Science
Social Studies
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Lesson
Date Added:
09/07/2022
9/11 and Civil Liberties
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This lesson explores the challenges the United States faced as a result of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, and examines the governmentâ"s response through the lens of protection and civil liberties. Students will consider the long-term effects of the emergency measures, their consequences and constitutionality, and how they might inform the balance between security and liberty today.

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Social Science
Social Studies
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Lesson Plan
Provider:
Center for Civic Education
Date Added:
09/12/2022
9/11 and Civil Liberties
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This lesson explores the challenges the United States faced as a result of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, and examines the governmentâ"s response through the lens of protection and civil liberties. Students will consider the balance between security and liberty in the United States.

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Social Science
Social Studies
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Lesson Plan
Provider:
Center for Civic Education
Date Added:
09/12/2022
9/11 and the Constitution
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The anniversaries of the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001,
and the signing of the Constitution on September 17, 1787, provide us an opportunity to reflect upon who we are as Americans, examine our most fundamental values and principles and affirm our commitment to them, and evaluate progress toward the realization of American ideals and propose actions that might narrow the gap between these ideals and reality. The following lessons are designed to accomplish these goals.

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Social Science
Social Studies
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Unit of Study
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Center for Civic Education
Date Added:
09/12/2022
9/11 and the Constitution: On American Identity, Diversity, and Common Ground
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The anniversaries of the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001, and the signing of the Constitution on September 17, 1787, provide us an opportunity to reflect upon who we are as Americans, examine our most fundamental values and principles and affirm our commitment to them, and evaluate progress toward the realization of American ideals and propose actions that might narrow the gap between these ideals and reality. These lessons are designed to accomplish these goals.

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Social Science
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Center for Civic Education
Date Added:
09/12/2022
ABOLITION: THE CATALYST FOR THE WOMEN’S RIGHTS MOVEMENT
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This lesson examines the beginnings of the women’s suffrage movement as an outgrowth of the abolitionist movement. Students will learn about key figures who were involved in both movements and analyze primary source documents to compare abolitionist and women’s suffrage arguments. Utah history connections are provided by students examining the rights of Utah women in the 19th century in comparison to women in the East. Students will learn about how social movements spark new movements and how arguments made for and against the expansion of rights are similar regardless of time period.

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English Language Arts
Social Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
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Better Days 2020
Date Added:
11/09/2023
ADVOCATES FOR CHANGE: COMPARING SUSAN B. ANTHONY, FREDERICK DOUGLASS, AND EMMELINE B. WELLS
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Through a whole-class read-aloud of the historical fiction picture book (text provided), Friends for Freedom: The Story of Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass, and two historical articles, students will compare activists Susan B. Anthony, Frederick Douglass, and Utahn Emmeline B. Wells. Students will examine the statue that depicts the friendship of Anthony and Douglass and complete one of the following: a) a compare/contrast essay, b) a sketch of a statue to represent the friendship between Anthony and Wells, or c) a dialogue between Anthony, Douglass, and Wells. The purpose of this lesson is to not only learn about these advocates for change, but to develop the skills of civil and respectful dialogue, particularly with those with whom we may disagree.

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English Language Arts
Social Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Better Days 2020
Date Added:
11/09/2023
ANALYZING OPINIONS FOR AND AGAINST WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE IN UTAH, 1870-1896
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In this lesson, students will analyze primary source excerpts from various viewpoints. Students will use these sources to interpret why most Utah women’s voting rights were granted, rescinded, and returned between 1870 and the achievement of statehood in 1896. Proceeding this document analysis, students will participate in a voting simulation activity to consider the effects of franchisement, disfranchisement, and re-enfranchisement, and the role suffrage played in Utah’s quest for statehood.

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English Language Arts
Social Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
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Better Days 2020
Date Added:
11/09/2023
AP U.S. Government & Politics
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This course contains five projects that are organized around the following question: “What is the proper role of government in a democracy?” Each project involves political simulations through which students take on roles that help contextualize the content required by the new College Board course framework.Founders' IntentElectionsSupreme CourtCongressGovernment in ActionOpenly licensed PDF unit plans of all the above units are available at this Sprocket Lucas Education Research Platform (scroll to bottom of web page).Alternately, educators may sign up for free access to the online AP U.S. Government and Politics course that includes additional instructional supports:https://sprocket.lucasedresearch.org/users/sprocket_access

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Social Science
Social Studies
Material Type:
Full Course
Author:
Lucas Education Research
University of Washington
Knowledge in Action
Date Added:
01/15/2019
ARTISTIC EXPRESSION SHOWCASE
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Students produce original art (visual art, music, drama or poetry) that conveys an anti-bias or social justice message. Students then plan a public showcase of their work.

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Social Science
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Activity/Lab
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Learning for Justice
Date Added:
11/09/2023
Aaron Burr and Ambition
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Students will explore the vice of ambition in a constitutional republic and civil society in this lesson on civic virtue.  Students will examine the difference between self-serving ambition and noble ambition, and then explore the character and career of Aaron Burr. Burr engaged in various machinations to establish an empire in the West and was put on trial for treason.  Students will analyze a historical narrative, discussion guide, and various activities to explore the effect of self-serving ambition in a constitutional republic and on civil society.

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Social Science
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Bill of Rights Institute
Date Added:
09/12/2022
Abigail Adams: "Remember the Ladies" Mini DBQ
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Use this lesson with the Mercy Otis Warren Narrative and the Judith Sargent Murray Primary Source "On the Equality of the Sexes" to allow students to discuss gender roles and expectations in the founding period.

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Social Science
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Bill of Rights Institute
Date Added:
09/12/2022
Abolition
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In this explainer video, students learn about the abolition movement. They examine the development of the movement, its eventual success, and its legacy.

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Social Science
Material Type:
Nearpod
Provider:
Nearpod
Date Added:
11/02/2023