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Reading Closely For Textual Details: "And, above all, we had to learn English."
Only a thorough understanding of history can save us from repeating it. Practice close reading skills with an eighth grade unit that focuses on 19th century America, including European immigration into Ellis Island and Frederick...
8th CCSS: Designed
Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: A Lesson on the Declaration of Independence
What does it mean to say that a right is unalienable? How did the founding fathers convey this revolutionary concept in the Declaration of Independence? Engage in a close reading and analysis of the Declaration of Independence, and...
10th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Grade 12 ELA Module 1, Unit 2, Lesson 3
How does an author sequence events in a narrative so that the events build on one another and create a tone of mystery, growth, or resolution? As part of a study of narrative writing, class members work in pairs to examine the techniques...
12th CCSS: Designed
Grade 9 ELA Module 4, Unit 1, Lesson 19
New ReviewBuilding on the previous day's discussion of the supplemental reading article "Where Sweatshops Are a Dream," class members use the provided Evaluating Argument and Evidence Tool to identify the claims and evidence Nicholas Kristof's...
9th CCSS: Designed
Literacy in History/Social Studies: 11-12th Grade ELA Common Core
Analyzing primary and secondary source materials requires a special set of skills. Readers must be able to identify the central ideas in a text, to cite evidence to support their analysis, and to evaluate the arguments put forth in a variety of sources. This collection of Common Core designed resources will help your class members develop these skills. Take a look at the attached notes for each resource to find the aligned Common Core Standards.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History