Students will form an opinion about reparations for slavery, examine the Emancipation Proclamation and explore and analyze speeches by Martin Luther King Jr.
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Objective: Students will conduct research and analyze the issue of reparations for slavery. Students will express their opinion via debate, speech or persuasive essay.
Objective: Students will explore the document and examine its strengths and weaknesses. Students will demonstrate their findings via creative projects.
Objective: Students will view and analyze MLK Jr.’s I Have a Dream speech
21st Century Core Content
Government and Civics
21st Century Themes
21st Century Skills
Work Creatively With Others
Use systems thinking
Make Judgments and Decisions
Collaborate with Others
Access and Evaluate Information
Be Self-directed Learners
Interact Effectively with Others
Work Effectively in Diverse Teams
Guide and Lead Others
Be Responsible to Others