Classroom Lesson: Sojourner Truth: Ain't I a Woman?
This lesson aligns with National Standards in Economics: Standard 1(Benchmark 3 and 4, Grade 8) and Standard 3 (Benchmark 1, Grade 8)
This lesson aligns with Common Core State Standards, English Language Arts, for Reading: Literature, Grades 4-6 (RL.4.1, RL.5.1, RL.6.1, RL4.2, RL.5.2, and RL.6.2) and Speaking and Listening, Comprehension and Collaboration, Grade 5 (SL.5.1)
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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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