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What is a Teachers' Union?

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How can a teachers' union be defined?

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1. Which of the following is a large teachers' union?

2. What are some goals of both the National Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of teachers' unions. Some of the topics you'll be assessed on include the definition of a teachers' union and two examples of large teachers' unions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The definition of a teachers' union
  • An example of a large teachers' union
  • Goals of several large teachers' unions
  • Common criticisms of these unions
  • The term used for a mass work stoppage by union members

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related teachers' unions lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as teachers' union and mass work stoppage
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the goals of teachers' unions
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about several of the large teachers' unions

Additional Learning

To learn more about teachers' unions, review the accompanying lesson on Teachers' Unions. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define and give an example of a teachers' union
  • Understand the function of a teachers' union
  • Explain collective bargaining
  • Define strike
  • Know who makes up a teachers' union
  • List five goals of these unions
  • Identify three criticisms of teachers' unions
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