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Students explore the Washington Monument. In this United States history lesson, students view a "zoom-in" PowerPoint presentation of the Washington Monument. Students predict what the main structure represented in the picture is as more of the monument is revealed. Students discuss the Washington Monument, making personal and world connections when relevant.
Students collaborate to determine what a public monument is. In this government and United States history lesson, students view the National Mall website of the National Parks Service and describe common features after looking at and reading about the Washington Monument, the Lincoln memorial, and several war memorials. Students complete a data table using information from the website, then write an entry in their journal beginning with "A public monument is ...."