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Lesson Plan: Effects of the Enlightenment - Grade Nine - Grade 09
Summary:This lesson is a snapshot of the Enlightenment and its enduring effects. Students will start by exploring vocabulary words and then answer essential questions in groups. By the end of the second day, students will be prepared to successfully write an essay that explains how the Enlightenment changed religion, politics and economics.
Ohio Standards Connection
Content Area:
Social Studies
Standard: History
Benchmark: A. Explain connections between the ideas of the Enlightenment and changes in the relationships between citizens and their governments.
Indicator: 1. Explain how Enlightenment ideas produced enduring effects on political, economic and cultural institutions, including challenges to religious authority, monarchy and absolutism.

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