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What's the Story with National Stories?

National stories about our past can help build group identity, a sense of belonging, and pride. However, who decides how a national story is told? What is included or not included? Should national stories change over time? Think about the importance of national stories and consider how they shape your understanding of our shared history.

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grades   3 4 5 6 7 8
English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
United States of America, North America