Day 6

Alexander Hamilton Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    The Man in Question: Analyzing Alexander Hamilton's Papers

    Kind of Activity:

    Research

    Objective:

    Students will be able to conduct research and interpret primary source texts.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.4, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.5, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.7, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.8, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.4

    Structure:

    In this activity, students will be examining excerpts from Alexander Hamilton's papers in small groups and relating them to themes identified in Chernow's telling of Hamilton's life. The primary purpose of this activity is for students to be able to trace the connections between themes they've read about in Chernow's...

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