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Grades 2–4 Lesson Plan including curricula links, teaching sequence, and activity ideas. Teach your class how people have campaigned for change throughout the history of the United States, including the fight for independence, the struggle to abolish slavery, and the movements to secure rights for others such as women, workers, and Indigenous people.
Supports English Language Arts and Social Studies curricula for Civics and US History.
Curriculum aims covered include:
- Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts (ELA): Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.
- National Council for Social Studies: College Career and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies Standards Dimension 2: Applying Disciplinary Concepts and Tools: Civics
D2.Civ.12.3-5. Explain how rules and laws change society and how people change rules and laws.
D2.His.4.3-5. Explain why individuals and groups during the same historical period differed in their perspectives
- Center for Civic Education: National Standards for Civics and Government (K-4) content standards: What are the Basic Values and Principles of American Democracy?
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