Students will read an essay by educator and activist Parker Palmer who identifies universal values that have the potential to nurture a healthy democracy. Students will engage in activities that prompt them to consider and envision a healthy democracy in their lives and in the communities in which they live. For more resources on cultural, social, and environmental issues, visit: https://www.globalonenessproject.org
Habits for a Healthy Democracy | Global Oneness Project
Subject English Language Arts • Social Emotional Learning • Social Studies — Civics and Government, US History
Grade Level Grades 6-8
Resource Type Activity
Common Core State Standards
Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Analyze the interactions between individuals, events, and ideas in a text (e.g., how ideas influence individuals or events, or how individuals influence ideas or events).
Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.