Instructor’s Name: Dawnetta
This cycle is focused around the challenges of establishing and then maintaining a nation during the early to mid 1800’s. Many subgroups of America were faced with insurmountable challenges, this unit highlights several of those early obstacles (including discrimination) in American History. Students will read the primary source document: Speech at Pennsylvania Hall by Angelina Grimke. The final project centers on students choosing a topic to research for their Capstone.
Geared toward ages: Middle School
Kick off: Survival Scenario
Seminar Title: Speech At Pennsylvania Hall
Discussion Topics: What challenges did the Americans face as they worked to build this country?
Group Initiative: Lost At Sea
Project: Capstone Project
Outside Opportunity: Lewis & Clark-Cincinnati Museum Center
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