ERIC Number: ED474576
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Hindsight is 20/20: Populists Advise Progressives. 8th and 11th Grade Lesson. Schools of California Online Resources for Education (SCORE): Connecting California's Classrooms to the World.
In this social studies and language arts interdisciplinary unit for 8th or 11th grade, students are required to take on the persona of a Populist or a Progressive. The unit is designed to create a dialogue between two similar movements in late 19th and early 20th century U.S. history. Students work in small groups to research and present their speeches and complete a brief bibliography of their figure. Participants representing the Populists give advice to Progressive representatives on areas including women's rights, political and social reforms, labor issues, foreign policy, and immigration. The student guide provides detailed instructions and contains a list of resources, including Web sites. The teacher's guide ties the lesson to California state standards and provides suggestions on how to conduct and evaluate the activities. (RJC)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Black History, Cooperative Learning, Elementary Secondary Education, Grade 11, Grade 8, Interdisciplinary Approach, Language Arts, Middle Schools, Political Attitudes, Politics, Social History, Social Studies, State Standards, United States History
Schools of California Online Resources for Education, San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, 601 North East Street, San Bernardino, CA 92410-3093. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://score.rims.k12.ca.us.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Authoring Institution: San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, CA.
Identifiers - Location: California