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Lesson 2: Researching to Build Knowledge

Lesson 2: Researching to Build Knowledge

About this lesson:

Students research to build knowledge of the social issues discussed in A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court by Mark Twain.

Additional Notes:

  • Prior to the lesson, place chart paper around the room with the following titles:

    • 19th century American Imperialism

    • Labor Conditions of the Industrial Revolution

    • Distrust of Government in the 19th Century

    • Anti-Catholicism in the 19th Century

    • Changing Roles of Women in the 19th Century

  • Prior to the lesson, secure individual technology access for each student, via laptop, desktop, or tablet.