Type:

Lesson Plan

Description:

A look at the virtue of Self-Governance through the life of George Washington. Self-Governance is defined as being self-controlled, avoiding extremes, and to not be excessively influenced or controlled by others. This lesson explores how George Washington’s self-governance influenced the early republic and how it influences what we value in both citizens and leaders.

Subjects:

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

Education Levels:

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

Keywords:

Civic Virtue Civic Values, President, American Revolution American Revolution, Founding, Early Republic

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
Update Standards?

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

Examine the origins, purposes, and impact of constitutions, laws, treaties, and international agreements.

D2.Civ.8.K-2: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Describe democratic principles such as equality, fairness, and respect for legitimate authority and rules.

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.10.9-12: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Analyze the impact and the appropriate roles of personal interests and perspectives on the application of civic virtues, democratic principles, constitutional rights, and human rights.

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.
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Janet Pinto
October 4, 2018
Outstanding lesson for today\'s high school history and civics classes. Imagine the discussions!

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