Type:

Lesson Plan

Description:

In this lesson, students will explore the virtue of responsibility in this lesson on civic virtue. Students will examine the military decisions that Dwight Eisenhower made on D-Day in World War II and how he took responsibility for his grave decisions of launching the Normandy invasion. Students will analyze a historical narrative, discussion guide, primary sources, and other activities to explore the virtue of responsibility in a constitutional republic and civil society.

Subjects:

  • Social Studies > Civics
  • Social Studies > United States History

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Individual Responsibility; War Time Powers World War II

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
Update Standards?

D2.Civ.8.3-5: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Identify core civic virtues and democratic principles that guide government, society, and communities.

D2.Civ.8.9-12: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Evaluate social and political systems in different contexts, times, and places, that promote civic virtues and enact democratic principles.

D2.His.3.6-8: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Use questions generated about individuals and groups to analyze why they, and the developments they shaped, are seen as historically significant.

D2.His.6.3-5: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Describe how people's perspectives shaped the historical sources they created.
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