Students are social actors. As young citizens they can make their voices heard and promote ideas, causes and issues they hold dear. In this exercise students will have the opportunity to see how historic and imaginary characters have promoted their ideals (or the ideals ascribed to them).
Wingard, Geoff, "MSSS Curriculum Connection Series - Lesson Number: 03" (2012). Maine Song and Story Sampler: Curriculum Connections Series. 11.
Potential song to use with lesson: “The Irish Patriot” sung by Dale Potter (Mattawamkeag).