Reviewing George Washington and the Declaration of Independence
- What is the difference between history and memory?
- What is the raison d'etre of the Declaration of Independence?
Students will list everything they remember about George Washington from what they learned in the 8th grade using two paintings from Charles Wilson Peale and Emanuel Leutze from the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC. Each group of five will debrief with each other and then present what they know about the Father of our country.
Homework: Finish the worksheet on the writing on the three important phrases and writing on the artwork expression on the difference between history and memory.