A Little Rebellion is a Good Thing

Duration: 120-150 min

This lesson is designed to be a culminating activity to learning about both Shays’ and Whiskey Rebellions, and the role they played in the timeline of changing American government.  There will be a special focus on Jefferson’s contributions during this time.

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Type of Lesson

Cooperative Learning

Common Core Standards

Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.

Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.

Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts.

Analyze the relationship between a primary and secondary source on the same topic.

Author Info

Name: Katherine Yeffa Orenberg
Email: [email protected]
School: Pleasanton Middle School
City: Pleasanton
State: CA