Elementary: Historical Heroines

Historical Heroines

Who will be the new female face of the $10 bill? Students will synthesize information and make persuasive arguments based on their understanding of a Newsela article. After, students will develop their understanding of the democratic process and vote for the most deserving historical heroine to represent the currency. To view and edit the full lesson open the PDF or .docx below. 

Curriculum Connections

  • ELA: Arguments and Claims, Point of View
  • Social Studies: Government, Civics 

Newsela Article

Learning Objective

  • Students will practice identifying the main idea of an article.
  • Students will practice selecting evidence from the text to respond to questions.
  • Students will research independently and record notes.
  • Students will synthesize information and make persuasive arguments.
  • Students will develop their understanding of the democratic process.

Learning Standard

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.3.1
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.3.2
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.3.10
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.3.4

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