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Walk of Freedom
Students create a public art instillation with painted tiles or posters containing phrases interpreted from the US Constitution. read more »
King George and the Declaration of Independence.
Students will learn about King George and identify causes for the Declaration of Independence. read more »
Citizenship Alphabet Book
The students will create alphabet books on the theme of citizenship. read more »
Evaluate, Take, Defend a Position
Students analyze and consider various points of view before taking and defending a position. read more »
Cause and Effect
Understanding cause-and-effect relationships can help students understand why events and actions happen. read more »
The First Amendment
Students will analyze the roles and responsibilities of the framers at the Philadelphia Convention. They will also identify the causes and effects of the First Amendment. read more »
After
Student look closely at the rights we are guaranteed by the Constitution and the Bill of Rights by examining the book After, by Francine Prose. read more »
The Black Regiment
Several activities are provided to relate SVPDP curricula to the Black Regiment of the American Revolution, by Linda Crotta Brennan. read more »
A River Ran Wild
Students apply what they've learned in the SVPDP curricula to A River Ran Wild by Lynne Cherry. read more »
The Story of Ruby Bridges
Students will explore how the actions of Ruby Bridges and her family shaped the history of the United States, examine how the United States Constitution protects individual rights to equality under the law, and consider how the book emphasizes the concepts of civic virtue and common good. read more »
George and George: Exploring Two Sides of the American Revolution
This is a five day mini-unit, which uses the book George vs. George: The Revolutionary War as Seen by Both Sides, by Rosalyn Schanzer. read more »
Prediction Chart
Students make predictions about the content they are about to read. As they read, they revise their predictions. read more »
Read-Recap-Request
Students read content together. One student read, one summarizes, and the third asks questions. read more »
Map With a Purpose
The map with a purpose guides students to think about a lesson's purpose, preview the lesson, activate prior knowledge, take notes, and write questions that remain. read more »