'Lost Voices' Presentations
Kind of Activity:
To research recent scholarship on the revolutionary era
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.2, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.7, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.11-12.4, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.11-12.5
In the preface of Founding Brothers, Ellis, addresses trends in recent historical scholarship and writes that, "Much of the best work has taken the form of a concerted effort to revere the lost voices from the revolutionary generation [...]." While Ellis makes clear that his project does not fit this mold, students will work over the course of the unit to...
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