In this lesson students will learn about What Is Courage? by studying and discussing examples from local Latino history. Examples include Alicia Sanchez and her daughter Elenor Montour, Emma Gomez Martinez, Gilbert Espinoza and Ana Karina Casas. Students will then compare examples in a Socratic Seminar and conclude by interviewing a family member about a […]
History’s Most Influential People: Boulder County Edition
In this lesson students will analyze the characteristics of influential people. The lesson begins with a brainstorm list of influential people in history. Students are then asked to analyze primary sources focused on one of two influential leaders in Boulder County (Esther Blazon or John Martinez). Finally, they will think about where they see themselves in history and create a “Time Magazine Most Influential Person of the Year” cover about their future selves. The assessment will be a written analysis of how the local leaders might be considered influential people in history.
Created By: Jessica Adviento-Mackey, Longs Peak Middle School