ALEX Lesson Plans
Subject: Literacy Standards (6-12) (11 - 12), or Social Studies (12)
Title: Changing The Rules of the Game: Campaign Finance in Recent Years
Description: In this lesson, students will examine recent court decisions regarding campaign finance. Students will work collaboratively to create a presentation explaining the current rules regarding campaign finance in presidential elections.
Subject: Social Studies (12), or Technology Education (9 - 12)
Title: Will You Join a Special Interest Group?
Description: Students will create a brochure aimed at recruiting members of a special interest group. After selecting a group to research from a list that is attached, students will use the Internet to research the group, identify the primary objectives of the group and the group's accomplishments. Students then will publish a brochure aimed at recruiting prospective members.
Thinkfinity Informational Materials
Subject: Arts,Language Arts,Religion,Science,Social Studies,Geography
Title: Encyclopedia of Alabama
Description: A free, authoritative source information about the history, politics, geography, and culture of the state of Alabama; updated regularly to ensure that the content is accurate and accessible. The editors are continually adding new entries, photographs, and maps, so check back frequently to see what's new.
Thinkfinity Partner: EDSITEment
Grade Span: C1,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12