- In small groups, examine primary sources (including video of President Truman, possible Orson Wells audio, Truman library’s timeline, and book by Sgt. Isaac Wooard, Jr.’s niece, Laura M. Williams).
- In small groups examine a timeline provided, comparing contrasting other events of the same time period
- Watch and listen to video and audio
- In small groups, students will formulate questions on how what they are learning is applicable to today’s issues
- In a large group, share their point of views for a civil discourse discussion.
- Create a “One-Pager” summative reflection.
To instruct students in utilizing different types of primary sources along with secondary sources and formulate their own point of view based upon factual information.
- Identify and analyze primary sources which are audio/visual, utilizing the National Archives website’s analysis forms in order to formulate their own well- informed point of view based upon facts, explaining how what they learned affects their own life today
- Examine and interpret a timeline
- Create a Summative Project
- SS 2. continuity and change in the history of Missouri, the United States and the world
- SS 3. principles and processes of governance systems
- SS 6. relationships of the individual and groups to institutions and cultural traditions
- SS 7. the use of tools of social science inquiry (such as surveys, statistics, maps, documents)
● Book by niece, “I am Sergeant Isaac Woodard, Jr.: How my story changed America,” by Laura M. Williams.