Classroom Lesson: Scraps of Time: Abby Takes a Stand
This lesson aligns with National Standards in Economics, Standard 16: Benchmark 1 and 2, Grade 4, and Benchmark 3, Grade 8
This lesson aligns with Common Core State Standards, English Language Arts, for Speaking & Listening Comprehension and Collaboration (CCSS.ELA_Literacy.SL.6.1, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.7.1, and CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.8.1)
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- "Employment Patterns and the Dilemma of Desegregation," a 1967 speech by Andrew Brimmer, the first African American member of the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors
- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's 2014 speech "Perspectives on Inequality and Opportunity from the Survey of Consumer Finances"
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