The Renewed Glory of Old Glory: Examining Patriotism as a Response to National Crisis in Recent History


  • Aug 21 2010 12:44 PM

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In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students investigate how increased patriotism as a reaction to national crisis can serve as both a uniting and a dividing force. Students discuss their views on the issue and interview adults representing different generations to gauge their historical perspectives.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, American Democracy, United States History, English-Language Arts


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    Tool for: Administrators, Parents, Teachers


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    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Cooperative Learning; Discussions