“Democracy” From Ancient Greece to Charleston

This unit focuses on explaining change and continuity over time and across cultures. The purpose of this lesson(s) is to engage 6th grade students in examining what democracy, citizenship, and public debate and action mean across, space, and cultures. These lessons will address multiple components from the profile of a South Carolina graduate. The components that the lesson will address from World Class Skills are: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving, Collaboration and Teamwork, Knowing How to Learn, and Communication, information, Media and Technology. The components that the lesson will address from Life and Career Characteristics are integrity and perseverance.

Author
South Carolina Department of Education
Organization Affiliation
SC African American History Calendar
Time
3 - 4 60 minute classes
Grade Level