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ERIC Number: ED469757
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: 29
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
The Growth of Democratic Tradition: The Age of Enlightenment. Tenth Grade Lesson. Schools of California Online Resources for Education (SCORE): Connecting California's Classrooms to the World.
Rosa, Marie A.
This lesson plan begins with an overview of the age of enlightenment and those ideas that influenced the founders of the United States. The lesson plan provides information sheets about five enlightenment thinkers: John Locke (1632-1704), Mary Wolstonecraft (1759-1898), Baron de Montesquieu (1689-1755), Jean Jacques Rousseau (1712-1788), and John Stuart Mill (1806-1873). The teacher notes section offers tips on how to present the material to students, lists 10 activities for students to complete, includes a focused vocabulary, and Web links. The lesson plan discusses the unit and lists six activities: (1) "Overview"; (2) "Venn Diagram"; (3) "T-Chart"; (4) "Matching"; (5) "Time Line"; and (6) "Documents of Democracy Chart." Contains a vocabulary page. (BT)
Schools of California Online Resources for Education, San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, 601 North East Street, San Bernardino, CA 92410-3093. E-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, CA.
Identifiers - Location: California