Middle School Social Studies / 8th Grade

Founding Mothers and Fathers

How did founding communities shape what it means to be an American?

Students explore the complexity of the founding communities and the importance of a variety of groups to the founding of America. They then share their findings with the class and create their own class charter.

Key content: founding period through multiple perspectives

Unit length: 4 Weeks

Each social studies unit is aligned to the Common Core and C3 Framework for Social Studies State Standards.

"I got to contribute to projects in ways that I care about and am proud of and I learned so much more than I usually do in history class."

Anna, Student
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