The First Memorial Tribute to Union Soldiers After Winning the Confederate War

THE ONGOING DEBATE ABOUT THE ORIGINS OF THE FIRST DAY OF REMEMBRANCE FOR THE UNION SOLDIERS THAT GAVE THEIR LIVES TO PRESERVE THE UNION AND END SLAVERY
http://usslave.blogspot.com/2011/05/slaves-started-memorial-day.html

DISCUSSION FOR K-2 Explain why the compelling question is important to the student.
Read the article to students in K-2, then have them listen to some of the songs mentioned while marching as if they are in a parade. Have them use inquiry to understand the article.
DISCUSSION FOR 3-6 Explain why compelling questions are important.
Instruct students in grades 3-5 to read the article in pairs and allow time for them to ask inquiry questions to further understanding. Use open-ended questions to assess students.
*Use the article to make your own plan for celebrating Memorial Day or reenact the first

Students in Grades 7-12 will research two articles that supports one of two debate topics, prepare for debate by developing questioD1.1.3-5. Explain why compelling questions are important
ns and prepare arguments, and participate in the debate.

COMMON CORE STANDARDS:

D1.1.K-2. Explain why the compelling question is important to the student.
D1.1.3-5. Explain why compelling questions are important
D1.1.6-8/D1.1.9-12. Explain how a question represents key ideas in the field.

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