Type:

Lesson Plan

Description:

In this lesson, students will learn about Stephen Decatur and his sense of purpose that drove him to successful complete the daring raid on the U.S.S. Philadelphia. They will explore how purpose can help advance freedom and work to discover purpose in their own lives.

Subjects:

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

Education Levels:

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

Keywords:

Individual Responsibility Personal Liberty Early Republic

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial

Collections:

American Portraits
Update Standards?

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

Explain how all people, not just official leaders, play important roles in a community.

D2.Civ.10.3-5: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Identify the beliefs, experiences, perspectives, and values that underlie their own and others' points of view about civic issues.

D2.Civ.10.6-8: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Explain the relevance of personal interests and perspectives, civic virtues, and democratic principles when people address issues and problems in government and civil society.

D2.His.3.9-12: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Use questions generated about individuals and groups to assess how the significance of their actions changes over time and is shaped by the historical context.
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