January 6

Jan. 6, 2020 insurrection. Photo by Bill O'Fanaye.

Almost a Banana Republic.

Social Studies teachers owe it to their students to teach what happened on January 6, 2021–the criminality, Donald Trump’s role, failed legal battle, and desperate attempts to pressure state election officials to lie and steal the election for him. Studnets should understand the death, destruction, and danger at the Capitol that day.

Here is a basic set of power point slides, sourced and linked. Feel free to use, modify, or link.

Also consider GOvernment teacher Bryan Ashkettle’s take and lesson plan for the Peaceful Transfer of Power.

January 6 Slides USGOPO.COM