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Unit: Herstory in History
This lesson introduces or reviews the Core Democratic Values and explores the importance of these values. Students read or listen to The Well, a book set in 1910 in the south. Students analyze what life would be like without the support of these values and rights.
This introductory lesson will provide students the opportunity to examine their own personal values and the source of the influence which helped them form those values. The learner will then be introduced to the Core Democratic Values which citizens hold in...
This lesson will emphasize that beliefs influence our actions. Students will research contemporary examples of individuals acting philanthropically in accordance with a Core Democratic Value.
Using the historical content of World War II, students will have the opportunity for meaningful and reflective thought as they witness the telling of experiences by those who were directly and indirectly involved in the war. Students will also learn about the philanthropic actions of citizens,...
The purpose of this lesson is to further reflect upon the characters in the story Seedfolks and how the Core Democratic Values/Fundamental beliefs impacted their growth as individuals and as a community.
Through an introductory pre-test, the learners will establish their prior knowledge of key terms and concepts important to creating and sustaining a democratic society. The learners then will expand this knowledge and understanding through guided reading and presentations.
Students will become familiar with the Core Democratic Values that are the fundamental beliefs and constitutional principles of American society which unite all Americans.