One of the most important primary source documents for students to study- Washington's Farewell Address.
This lesson includes excerpts from Washington's address. The lesson includes:
* eight text dependent questions
* vocabulary guide
* historical background to Washington's Farewell Address
* Additional teacher resources
* Close reading step by step guide.
Some of the questions are historical linked such as "How does this following statement reflect the issues of the time the address was written?"
Others questions link the address to contemporary issues such as "Since Washington’s time, how well has the United States government followed Washington’s advice on alliances?," or " How might many Americans see Washington’s view of religion today?"