Below are links to various materials we've created to support students' work on the unit theme: Citizenship.
- Unit Bibliography: This is a list of supplementary materials to help you to meet the needs of individual students in your classroom.
- Classroom Activities: To extend instruction, here are some creative activities you can print and use in your classroom.
- Theme Project Organizer: This is a worksheet you can print and distribute to students to help them track their work on the Theme Project.
- Theme Project Links: Here are Internet resources for students to use while working on the Theme Project.
Here are links to Internet resources that can be used to support instruction of the “Think Like a Geographer” feature for this
unit: Why Are Many Americans Moving to Small Cities?
- U.S. Census Bureau
- The U.S. Census Bureau home page is a terrifically useful site for geographers, students, and the like. Especially valuable are the online interactive data set creation programs. These include the Thematic Mapping System, used to create custom, downloadable data maps, the US Gazeteer, a place-name search engine, and the Data Extraction System, which will create custom data extracts from surveys.
Here are links to Internet resources that can be used to support instruction of the “Citizenship” feature for this unit: How Do Laws Help You?
- Thurgood Marshall
- Read more about the life of former Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, and check out the timeline of events.
- The U.S. Supreme Court
- Maintained by Cornell University Law School, this site also offers photos and detailed biographies of each of the current justices. Biographical data include personal and educational background, legal career, and recent Supreme Court opinions.