This week, the United States Treasury announced that it would be changing the faces on U.S. currency to include leaders from the civil rights and women's rights movements, including Harriet Tubman, Susan B. Anthony, Eleanor Roosevelt, Marian Anderson, and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. If you're looking for differentiated lessons on these notable figures—to build background knowledge for an in-class discussion—we've got just the thing. Have your students read these ThinkCERCA lessons about the lives and actions of these incredible individuals, then have them write or participate in a Socratic discussion using our suggested prompts listed below.
After building your students' background knowledge, use questions like these as discussion or writing prompts:
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Claire has a degree in journalism from Northwestern University and a PMP certificate from the Project Management Institute.