Scraps of Time: Abby Takes a Stand

Scraps of Time 1960: Abby Takes a Stand

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.
(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
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