Made during the Harvard University student anti-war protest and sit-in of the administration buil
The National Youth Summit
Grade Range: 8-12
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media, Lessons & Activities
Date Posted: 9/27/2018
The National Youth Summit brings middle and high school students together with scholars, teachers, policy experts, and activists in a national conversation about important events in America’s past that have relevance to the nation’s present and future. Mark your calendars for the next summit on September 22, 2020!
Past summits have included:
2020: National Youth Summit on Teen Resistance to Systemic Racism
2019: National Youth Summit on Woman Suffrage: The Ballot and Beyond
2016: National Youth Summit on Japanese American Incarceration in World War II
2015: National Youth Summit on War on Poverty
2014: National Youth Summit on Freedom Summer
2013: National Youth Summit on Abolition
2012: National Youth Summit on the Dust Bowl
2011: National Youth Summit on the Freedom Rides
Historical Thinking Standards (Grades 5-12)
Historical Thinking Standard 3: Historical Analysis and Interpretation
Historical Thinking Standard 5: Historical Issues-Analysis and Decision-Making
Common Core State Standards (Grades K-12)
CCR Anchor Standards for Speaking and Listening
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.2 (Comprehension and Collaboration): Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.3 (Comprehension and Collaboration): Evaluate a speaker's point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric.