3.06 Mary McLeod Bethune

Summary/Overview

The focus of this unit is Mary McLeod Bethune and her contributions to expanding our rights and freedoms. 

History

SS3H2 The student will discuss the life of Mary McLeod Bethune and her efforts to expand people’s rights and freedoms in democracy.

a. Discuss Mary McLeod Bethune and her efforts to expand our rights through education.

b. Explain social barriers, restrictions, and obstacles that Mary McLeod Bethune had to overcome and how she was able to succeed.

 

Geography

SS3G2 The student will describe the cultural and geographic systems associated with Bethune.

a. Identify specific locations significant to the life and times of Mary McLeod Bethune on a map.

b. Describe how place (physical and cultural) impacted the life of Mary McLeod Bethune.

c. Describe how Mary McLeod Bethune adapted to and was influenced by her environment.

d. Trace examples of travels of Mary McLeod Bethune and the movement of her ideas across time.

e. Describe how the region in which Mary McLeod Bethune lived affected her life and impacted her cultural identification.

 

Civics and Government

SS3CG2 The student will discuss the character Mary McLeod Bethune.

a. Describe how Mary McLeod Bethune displays positive character traits of cooperation, diligence, courage, and leadership.

b. Explain how the Mary McLeod Bethune used positive character traits to support her beliefs in liberty, justice, tolerance, and freedom of conscience and expression.

c. Explain how Mary McLeod Bethune chose to respect and accept authority.

 

Economics

SS3E1 The student will describe the four types of productive resources.

a. Describe Mary McLeod Bethune’s use of natural/land productive resources.

b. Describe Mary McLeod Bethune’s use of human/labor productive resources.

c. Describe Mary McLeod Bethune’s use of capital/capital goods productive resources.

d. Describe Mary McLeod Bethune’s use of characteristics of entrepreneurship.

 

SS3E2 The student will explain that governments provide certain types of goods and services in a market economy and pay for these through taxes.

 

SS3E3 The student will give examples of interdependence and trade and will explain how voluntary exchange benefits both parties.

a. Describe Mary McLeod Bethune’s role in the interdependence of consumers and producers of goods and services.

b. Describe how services produced by Mary McLeod Bethune were allocated by price in the marketplace.
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