Students use wealth tokens to compare actual American wealth distribution to perceived distribution, then analyze historic documents related to the American Dream.
Economics, U.S. History, Government, English Language Arts, Math
Small group hands-on, small group discussion, individual writing
Prep: 10 minutes
Activity: 40 minutes (Part 1); 60 minutes (Part 2)
BR = Background Reading
CS = Case Study
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