Making a Patriot Inquiry: Are Independence, Freedom, and Liberty the Same Thing?

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As part of a study of the American Revolution, class members engage in an inquiry-based lesson that has them watch a scene from the play Slave Spy, examine multiple primary source documents, and then discuss the similarities and differences among the terms independence, slavery, freedom, and liberty.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Post and review the evidence groups have gather in the previous four formative performance tasks
  • Review the characteristics and format of the argument essay before assigning the paper
Classroom Considerations

  • The carefully crafted supporting questions and the formative performance tasks in previous lessons in the series provide the scaffolding necessary to prepare scholars to answer the unit's essential question
Pros

  • The packet includes a summary of the pervious lessons in the series
Cons

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