Lesson details

Grade
5
Subject

Social Studies

English Language Arts

Topic

Inquiry-Based Literacy

Reading - Informational Text

Reconstruction (5)

Subtopic

Meaning and Context-Research through different medians/modalities

Organize/categorize information

Reconstruction Amendments

Recommended Technology: 

Chrome Books

Reconstruction Amendments

Duration: 
Multiple days
Lesson type: 
Project Based Lesson
Lesson overview: 

Students will complete research on one of the Reconstruction amendments. After completing research, students will create a project demonstrating their knowledge of that particular amendment as if they are supporting that amendment during the era it was created. Their goal is to convince others why the amendment is necessary.  

Essential Question: 

How did the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments change society duirng the Reconstruction Era? 

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