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Elementary School Lesson Plans

Barbara Jordan – “True Patriot”
Subject: Social Studies
Rationale or Purpose:Through this lesson the students will learn biographical information about Barbara Jordan and develop their own definition of “patriot.”  
Grade level: 4

Every Vote Counts
Subject: Social Studies
Rationale or Purpose:This lesson will help students understand the importance of exercising their right to vote.
Grade level: 4

Lift Every Voice and Sing
Subject: Social Studies
Rationale or Purpose:This lesson will help the students have a greater understanding of and appreciation for the celebration of Juneteenth. 
Grade level: 4

Linking Leaders: A New Definition of Greatness
Subject: Social Studies
Rationale or Purpose:Students will become familiar with and predict character traits of civic leaders.
Grade level: 5