This lesson works well at the beginning of the school year to introduce the concept of historical controversy and point of view or during a lesson on the right to privacy.
o America’s Founding ideals introduction
o Background information about the attack on September 11th, 2001.
o Debrief the information as a class in order to respond to the simple questions:
Why was the US attacked?
How did the US respond?
o Introduce The Patriot
o Partner Pro/Con Activity
o Discuss as a class
o Sentence frame activity
• Whole Activity in Power Point (7 slides)
• Teacher Instructions with recommended research sources (1 page)
• Graphic Organizer for note taking (1 page)
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