Manifest Destiny

Students will be able to discuss the main themes of Manifest Destiny by examining primary sources including paintings and articles. 1. Students will examine several pieces of art depicting aspects of Manifest Destiny. 2. Class discussion ensues with students recording ideas on whiteboard and students adding notes to their organizer 3. Students will then complete the knows (K) and want to knows (W) of a KWL chart 4. Following Period students in groups will examine a primary source and review several analysis articles and a short narrative video clip explaining key concepts of Manifest Destiny. 5. Still in groups, Class reflects and completes learned (L) of chart for submission; brief report out to class by each group

Subject and Grade Level
History
  • 8
Common Standards
8.4Students analyze the aspirations and ideals of the people of the new nation.
Research, Evidence, and Point of View
Chronological and Spatial Thinking
Objectives
  • Students will examine POV of primary sources
  • Students will analyze artistic portrayals of Manifest Destiny
  • Students will complete KWL organizer

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Jan 30, 2018

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