Group Sharing

Class Discussion of the Unit

Work Time

Use your reflection to discuss the following questions.

  • What has changed in your views over the course of this unit?
  • Do you think differently about America? How?
  • Do you think differently about arguing?
  • Do you think differently about what it means to be part of a modern teenage audience?
  • Finally, answer the Guiding Questions using what you've learned during the unit to inform your answers.
    • What has been the historical vision of the American Dream?
    • What should the American Dream be? (What should we as individuals and as a nation aspire to?)
    • How would women, former slaves, and other disenfranchised groups living during the time these documents were written respond to them?