Scraps of Time: Abby Takes a Stand Lesson for Grades 6-8

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In this lesson, students read about incidences of racial discrimination and how those incidences were met with methods of protests. They engage in an activity that matches programs for low-income people with the type of economic inequity the program addresses and observe an activity simulating tax payments and transfers.

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This lesson plan is designed for teaching grades 6, 7, and 8.

Book written by Patricia C. McKissack / ISBN: 0-14-240687-2. This book is in print and available.

Braille and Talking Book versions are available via the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled. Library of Congress catalogue numbers are provided for accessible versions. The books can be accessed through BARD (Braille and Audio Reading Download). The book is available in Talking Book LCCN 2018995826.

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Education Level: 6-8
Subjects: Literature History Economics
Concepts: Broad Social Goals Taxes Business Cycle Government Programs
Resource Types: Lesson SMART/Promethean/Whiteboard
Languages: English