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The Progressive Amendments


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Keywords: progressivism
Subject(s): Civics, Social Studies, History
Grades 9 through 12
NETS-S Standard:
  • Communication and Collaboration
  • Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making
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School: William Howard Taft High Sch, Woodland Hls, CA
Planned By: Jessica Kissen
Original Author: Jessica Kissen, Woodland Hls
1. Warm Up--Quote Response: If you don't like something change it; if you can't change it, change the way you think about it. ~Mary Engelbreit
a. copy the quote
b. literally, what is the author saying?
c. what is the author trying to say about change?

2. put up descriptions of the progressive amendments

3. have students fill out handouts discussing the importance of these amendments and how they changed our country and society
Materials: Whiteboards, Printers, Worksheets