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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.

•  Lesson (pdf)

•  Whiteboard (SMART/notebook)

•  Whiteboard (ActivInspire/flipchart)

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.


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Audience:   Middle School
Language:   English
Subjects:   Literature, History, Economics
Resource Types:   Lessons, SMART/Promethean/Whiteboard
Concepts:   Broad Social Goals, Taxes, Business Cycle, Government Programs