Making the Declaration of Independence Come Alive

Grades 9-10 / History / Independence
Lesson Objective
Connect the Declaration of Independence to the American identity
Length
9 min
Questions to Consider
Why is the break up letter an effective way to engage students?
What strategies do Ms. Katznelson and Mr. David use to support students in constructing their own knowledge?
How are the four themes developed throughout the lesson?

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Lesson Idea Making the Declaration of Independence Come Alive

Grades 9-10 / History / Independence

Making the Declaration of Independence Come Alive