Hamilton Stage to Classroom: 4 Lesson Bundle

Hamilton Stage to Classroom: 4 Lesson Bundle
Hamilton Stage to Classroom: 4 Lesson Bundle
Hamilton Stage to Classroom: 4 Lesson Bundle
Hamilton Stage to Classroom: 4 Lesson Bundle
Hamilton Stage to Classroom: 4 Lesson Bundle
Hamilton Stage to Classroom: 4 Lesson Bundle
Hamilton Stage to Classroom: 4 Lesson Bundle
Hamilton Stage to Classroom: 4 Lesson Bundle
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(14 MB|82 pages)
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  1. "Alexander Hamilton"- You know you have been "waiting in the wings" to use this catchy, startlingly original music and historically accurate cultural phenomenon in your classroom. Now you can! Lesson 1 includes an introduction to a longer unit available as a bundle. Focusing on lyricist/composer Li
  2. Rise Up! Using Hamilton in the classroom will invigorate your students’ learning. This lesson focuses on the songs, “When the World Turns Upside Down,” and “My Shot” from Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical extraordinaire, Hamilton. The EDITABLE lesson contains a viewing of two videos of the cast perfor
  3. Your students listen to hip hop and rap, so why not bring this engaging art form into the classroom. This lesson focuses on the two main rap battles in Hamilton: the musical, Cabinet Battles I and 2. Students will study the cabinet battles-- between Hamilton and Jefferson and moderated by Washin
  4. “If you stand for nothing, Burr, what’ll you fall for?” (Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton) This lesson starts with the song, “Aaron Burr, Sir.” This is the point in the musical where the character Alexander Hamilton meets his lifelong rival and nemesis. Next, students will discuss social networking. Mir
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The Broadway hit of the decade by Lin-Manuel Miranda and a national phenomenon, bringing Hamilton into your classroom is a way to energize US history. These four lessons, sold separately for $4.00 each are bundled together as a $9.99 special. Why? We want you to love Hamilton as much as we do!

*The first lesson link text introduces Alexander Hamilton, the Founding Father, and Hamilton, the musical, to students. Students will practice close reading the lyrics available on Genius.com, view a video clip with a viewing guide, and write a narrative writing prompt.

*The second lesson link text looks at the source material for the musical, Ron Chernow’s biography, Alexander Hamilton. Students review an original passage from the text and assess their reading with multiple choice questions.

*The third lesson link text engages students in a contest of creativity, rap battles.

*The fourth lesson link text includes several varieties of social networking to support Hamilton’s prolific writing and persuasive appeals. Lessons include a study of four Federalist papers excerpts.

Watch for a fifth lesson delivered as an update that includes the women of Hamilton and the foundation of women’s rights in America.

Log in to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Integrate information from diverse sources, both primary and secondary, into a coherent understanding of an idea or event, noting discrepancies among sources.
Evaluate authors’ differing points of view on the same historical event or issue by assessing the authors’ claims, reasoning, and evidence.
Evaluate various explanations for actions or events and determine which explanation best accords with textual evidence, acknowledging where the text leaves matters uncertain.
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources, connecting insights gained from specific details to an understanding of the text as a whole.
Delineate and evaluate the reasoning in seminal U.S. texts, including the application of constitutional principles and use of legal reasoning (e.g., in U.S. Supreme Court majority opinions and dissents) and the premises, purposes, and arguments in works of public advocacy (e.g., The Federalist, presidential addresses).
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82 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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