Session Number

A-2

Grade Level

Grade Level: 11-12

Start Date

1-3-2013 9:20 AM

End Date

1-3-2013 10:20 AM

Description

This presentation will get at the important meanings and usages of the famous debates for the Senate that took place between Lincoln and Douglas in the state of Illinois. Attendees will gain a working knowledge of the event and explore ways to make use of it in class. Finally, the session will align the materials presented with the Common Core standards dealing with the "integration of knowledge and ideas" as well as "reading and writing for literacy".

 
Mar 1st, 9:20 AM Mar 1st, 10:20 AM

Session A-2: Lincoln and Douglas: The Debates, the Background and Why What You Say Matters

This presentation will get at the important meanings and usages of the famous debates for the Senate that took place between Lincoln and Douglas in the state of Illinois. Attendees will gain a working knowledge of the event and explore ways to make use of it in class. Finally, the session will align the materials presented with the Common Core standards dealing with the "integration of knowledge and ideas" as well as "reading and writing for literacy".