Courage in Chaos
Young scholars read and discuss the historical fiction novel by Lois Lowery, Number the Stars. They further investigate survivor and rescuer stories from the Holocaust in order to make a class presentation.
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Excerpt from Duty, Honor, Courage Address at West Point
What do citizens owe their country? How does society prevail in the face of challenges? General Douglas MacArthur offers his answer to these questions in his May 12, 1962 address to the cadets at West Point: "Duty, Honor, Courage."
7th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Actively Organizing Passive Resistance
Students explore organizing to resist oppressive authority without the use of violence. In this philosophy instructional activity, students research Gandhi's approach to organizing people around a positive cause without the need to be...
5th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
The Red Badge of Courage: A New Kind of Realism
Sudents compare specific excerpts from The Red Badge of Courage to first-hand accounts of Civil War battles, in text and images and list elements of Crane's style in The Red Badge of Courage that contribute to its realism.
Pre-K - 6th English Language Arts