In this writing skills worksheet, students think about character traits as they read an essay about a freedom fighter, respond to 2 questions, and write a paragraph to describe a person they know.
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New Review Grade 9 ELA Module 4, Unit 1, Lesson 15
The Haitian Revolution takes center stage as class members analyze a passage from Sugar Changed the World and consider how the authors select, present, and organize events to show how the tensions between the concerns for freedom and...
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