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Lesson Plans and Classroom Activities
ACLU Teachers & Students
Resources for teachers and students to understand their rights in the context of schools and classrooms.
Social Studies Lesson Plans (PBS Learning Media)
Search for content on civics and government, economics, geography, history, and more by grade level or type of content.

Teaching Tolerance
A collection of free resources to help teachers and schools educate children and youth to be active participants in a diverse democracy.

Zinn Education Project
Resources for teaching history through the lens of Howard Zinn's, A People’s History of the United States. Includes free, downloadable lessons and articles organized by theme, time period, and reading level. 

History Education MN
Resources from the Minnesota Historical Society.

News Literacy Project
Programs and resources for educators to teach how to be smart, active consumers of news and information and equal and engaged participants in a democracy.

Newseum ED
1000s of lesson plans, digital artifacts, videos, historical events, interactives, and other NewseumED learning tools for teaching First Amendment and media literacy skills.
Student Research Links
Find Scholarly and Professional Journal Articles

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