U.S. History: Examining Both Sides of the Scopes "Monkey" Trial Activity

U.S. History: Examining Both Sides of the Scopes "Monkey" Trial Activity
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In this 3 page activity, students will read a basic overview of the Scopes Trial, read arguments of the prosecution and defense, examine political cartoons from the period and listen to a SONG! Students will then use the information (primary source excerpts of Darrow and Bryan are included) in the packet to answer critical thinking questions about the event. Also included are the directions for an OPTIONAL EXTENSION assignment using the internet. Great front-loading or review assignment…could be used as classwork or homework.

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3 pages
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N/A
Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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