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Are These Truths Self-Evident? Revolutionary Student Declarations

Center for Teaching Quality

CTQ blogger and 10th grade teacher Jessica Keigan writes: "Most great revolutions begin with a declaration of rights written by the oppressed peoples attempting to highlight their grievances and demands. [Although] my teenagers are not oppressed people, my teaching partner and I designed a lesson that asked students to read a set of revolutionary declarations as model texts for their own declaration of rights." Click to read these impressive declarations!
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