Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Virtual Refrigerator - Amendment XIX

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In the American History class I'm teaching at the co-op, I'm trying to give assignment options other than just essays. So the student can choose either a short essay or an alternative like a class presentation or something artistic. This week we are studying the Constitution and Bill of Rights, so the assignment was either a short biography of one of the founders who signed the Constitution or a piece of artwork that illustrated one of the Amendments in action. Not surprisingly, Kennady chose the artwork assignment (exactly as I'd hoped, since it provided me with something for the Virtual Fridge!)

Here is her illustration of the 19th Amendment, ratified August 18, 1920.

The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on the account of sex.
Congress shall have the power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

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Amendment XIX in Action by Kat, October 2018

The vote is the emblem of your equality, women of America, the guarantee of your liberty. . . That vote has been costly. Prize it! The vote is a power, a weapon of offense and defense, a prayer. Understand what it means and what it can do for your country. Use it intelligently, conscientiously, prayerfully. ~Carrie Chapman Catt, suffragist and founder of the League of Women Voters
Now all we need is to continue to speak the truth fearlessly, and we shall add to our number those who will turn the scale to the side of equal and full justice in all things. ~Lucy Stone, suffragist, orator, and abolitionist

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5 comments:

Joanne said...

I love that you are giving the children choices rather than just writing assignments.

Chareen said...

That's a fabulous idea. I've been listening to Dr C. Leaf new book Think, Learn, Succeed and this is one of the things she talks about. Allowing ourselves and our students the choice of how to express our own learning.

Lovely drawing and it communicated well what was learned.

Chris and Dawn said...

Great art work and a wonderful way of expressing what she learned.

Kristen of A Mom's Quest to Teach said...

This is a good representation. I like the idea of doing posters - I did something similar when I was teaching AP US II.

Annette said...

I like her rendition of it. It works.

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