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