This lesson teaches the importance of being informed, forming opinions, and advocating for those opinions to our country’s political life. Students will understand what it means to take a stand and why it is important for citizens to do so for an important issue.
Pearl Moscowitz’s Last Stand, by Arthur A. Levine, illustrated by Robert Roth (New York: Tambourine Books, 1993).
National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies, National Council for the Social Studies:
Theme 6: Power, Authority, and Governance