Kids, Collaboration, and Coalitions
In this lesson, students develop their personal understanding of their membership in a civic community by examining collaboration. Students will examine the historic contribution of young people in shaping positive changes in America using primary sources from the Library of Congress and other sources. During this lesson, students will explore coalition-building accomplishments of young people recognizing that any individual, regardless of age, race, status, or gender has the potential to help bring about changes through working together. Students will identify characteristics of collaboration and creating coalitions in order to build their understanding of civic community.
Primary Source Learning: Protest & Reform Primary Source Set
Today in History: Reformer Grace Abbott & Child Labor
background and primary sources
Civics, Social Studies
child labor, children, coalitions, collaboration, community, kids, political prisoners, strike