Students will be able to describe the significance of George Rogers Clark’s journey and capture of Fort Sackville. The students will explain cause and effect with regards to how Clark’s victory paved the way for Lewis and Clark’s journey west.
Students will explore how personal experiences can lead to conservation efforts. Students will demonstrate their understanding by creating a digital presentation proposing the conservation of a special place.
Students will use photographic techniques as a means to document and raise awareness of environments. Students will explain the importance of nature conservation and describe ways of sharing this message with others. Students will identify foreground and background in a composition.
Students will be able to describe the significance of the Battles of Saratoga using primary and secondary sources. Students will explain the importance of using multiple primary sources to become an informed citizen.
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.
Starting with the Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine quarter, students will describe how the events of the Battle of Baltimore inspired Francis Scott Key to write the lyrics of "The Star-Spangled Banner."
Starting with the Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial quarter, students will explore how events lead to establishing memorials and demonstrate their understanding by creating a persuasive argument.