All Men Are Created Equal

Duration: 10-12 hours

Lesson Plan Summary Students will explore the truths of Thomas Jefferson’s Declaration of Independence was a revolutionary document and a catalyst to change as part of an in-depth, interdisciplinary project which runs parallel curriculum to Civics and Language Arts curriculum and uses the Parallel Curriculum Model, Ascending Intellectual Demand (AID) strategies, and layers of differentiation. The theme…

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Grade Level

Middle School

Type of Lesson


Interdisciplinary Connections

This lesson is designed for gifted upper middle school students in a pull-out enrichment class but it could be delivered to a heterogeneous class and integrated between Civics and Language Arts classes.

Author Info

Kimberly Waite
Middlesex County Public Schools
2911 General Puller Highway
Saluda, VA 23149