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.
How did the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments change society duirng the Reconstruction Era?
Other Instructional Materials or Notes:
- 5-1 The student will demonstrate an understanding of Reconstruction and its impact on the United States.
- Reconstruction was a period of great hope, incredible change, and efforts at rebuilding. To understand Reconstruction and race relations in the United States, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the following indicators:
- I Inquiry-Based Literacy Standards
- Grade 1: Orally produce single-syllable words by blending sounds including consonant blends in spoken words.