Author:
Barbara Soots, Washington OSPI OER Project, Joshua Parker, Jerry Price
Subject:
U.S. History, Social Science, Political Science
Material Type:
Lesson, Lesson Plan, Unit of Study
Level:
Middle School
Tags:
  • American Revolution
  • Argumentative Writing
  • C3 Framework
  • Citizenship
  • Inquiry
  • Inquiry Arc
  • Inquiry Design Model
  • Wa-social-studies
  • Washington
    License:
    Creative Commons Attribution
    Language:
    English
    Media Formats:
    Downloadable docs

    Education Standards

    Grade 8 Inquiry - Citizenship

    Grade 8 Inquiry - Citizenship

    Overview

    This inquiry by Joshua Parker, North Thurston Public Schools, is based on the C3 Framework's inquiry arc. The inquiry takes students through a consideration of what the duties of citizenship are. Students consider current controversies about behavior during the national anthem, historical reasons behind revolutionary and loyalist perspectives during the revolutionary era, and by applying learning to answer how loyalty and opposition play a part in actions of engaged citizens.

    Loyalty or Opposition: What is more important for citizenship?

    Inquiry Description

    Loyalty of opposition: What is more important for citizenship? This inquiry takes students through a consideration of what the duties of citizenship are. Students consider current controversies about behavior during the national anthem, historical reasons behind revolutionary and loyalist perspectives during the revolutionary era, and by applying learning to answer how loyalty and opposition play a part in actions of engaged citizens.

    This inquiry is designed to take about five 50 minute class periods, with additional time allowed for extensions and/or teacher discretion.

    This inquiry would fit in a unit studying the American Revolution.

    Materials should be adapted to meet the needs of students on Individual Education Plans, 504 Plans, or who are English Language Learners.

    Attribution and License

    Attribution

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    License

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