Monumental I: Analyzing Lost Cause Monuments & Historic Monument Avenue (Outreach or virtual)













Monumental: Analyzing the Lost Cause monuments on historic Monument Avenue. In this program, students will discuss the nature of public memory and engage in critical thinking related to this timely topic. Students will analyze primary source documents related to the creation of the Lee Monument.

Program Objectives: The student will demonstrate skills for historical thinking, geographical analysis, economic decision making, and responsible citizenship by analyzing primary and secondary sources and evaluating current events and decisions in Richmond.


Program Type: school program
Grade(s): 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6
SOL(s): VS.1, VS.8, USII, USII.3, USII.4, CE.1, VUS.1, VUS.7, GOVT.1, GOVT.3, GOVT.9