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Judge Charles Price, a circuit court judge in Montgomery, Alabama, was honored in 1997 for his devotion to the principles of the American Constitution that compelled him to rule that a fellow circuit court judge's courtroom display of the Ten Commandments for religious purposes was a violation of the First Amendment. In 1995, Etowah County (Alabama...
Topics: Social Studies
In this lesson students examine a photograph and make observations and inferences about what they see. They pose questions and consider the historical context of the photograph. After comparing their inferences to information provided by the teacher and secondary source material, they write a creative and informative caption ...
Topic: The Space Race, Social Studies, ELA, Science
This social studies lesson uses the topic of the space race to develop students’ historical thinking skills. By examining an elementary student’s letter to President John F. Kennedy, students will place a primary source document within its historical context and use that information to...
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