Relevance in Stone
Grades 9 through 12
Language Arts, Social Studies
Lesson Plan Summary
Starting with the Mount Rushmore National Memorial quarter, students will analyze how the accomplishments of Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and Roosevelt led to their inclusion on Mount Rushmore and relate to contemporary issues.
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National Standards associated with this lesson plan
- Students employ a wide range of strategies as they write and use different writing process elements appropriately to communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes.
- Power, Authority, and Governance
- Foundations of the American Political System
National Memorial Quarter