Day 5

Alexander Hamilton Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Turning Points in "Alexander Hamilton"

    Kind of Activity:

    Group Discussion


    Students will identify and analyze important turning points that take place throughout Chernow's telling of Hamilton's life

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.1, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.2, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.2


    Building on the "Plotting the Timeline of Hamilton's Life" activity from Day 1, in this activity, students will work in small groups to continue charting out all of the important events in Chernow's Hamilton. Then students will analyze specific turning points in the individual players' stories or lives. Split students into...

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