Democracy Under Attack - Lesson Plans and Strategies

Classrooms Without Borders
Scene from the Events at the U.S. Capitol

A selection of resources to assist teachers in responding to the events at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021.

A selection of resources collected by Classrooms Without Borders to engage students in thoughtful conversation about the events at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021.  Included are materials from PBS Newshour, Facing History and Ourselves, and the Michigan Council for Social Studies.

The Classrooms Without Borders Curriculum Support Center is an online resource for finding and sharing effective lesson plans and curricula for teaching students about the Holocaust, genocide, hate, cultural differences and more. The lesson plans and resources presented here are geared towards middle and high school social studies, language arts, and art teachers.


Area of Work

  • DS&Y - Day Schools and Yeshivas
  • T - Teens

Resource Type

  • Lesson
  • Curriculum

Resource Topic

  • Civic Education


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