This 45-60 minute lesson plan for middle school is geared to help students accomplish the following:
● Describe the events of Watergate.
● Explain how the events of Watergate led to President Nixon’s resignation.
● Determine what grounds the House Judiciary Committee thought Nixon should be impeached.
This lesson will provide teachers with a warm-up activity, guided practice activity, class activity, lesson extension, and project ideas. The main part of the lesson will require students to read some handouts attached to this lesson and create a graphic organizer related to the Watergate Scandal.
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