Students will consider whether equality is important to our democracy as they develop an understanding of the literary and historical value of the Gettysburg Address through a close reading of the text.
Students will examine how equality under the law has evolved in the United States. Students will report on a problem of equality and its solution under the law. They will reflect on how lessons from history can help them as they consider issues of inequality in contemporary society and how they might contribute to ensuring equality in their community.
Middle SchoolLesson Overview:
Students examine the validity of different elections and apply analysis to each situation. Students will apply problem-solving and critical thinking to analyze which methods of calculating votes is most fair and how to inform others of the voting process.