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Standard RI.LCS.11

RI.LCS.11 Analyze and critique how the author uses structures in print and multimedia texts to craft informational and argument writing.

Grade(s): 8

Subject(s): English Language Arts

Year: 2015

Type
Digital Citizenship: Real News vs Fake News
Digital Citizenship: Real News vs Fake News

Lesson

A recent study by Stanford University found an overwhelming majority of students were not able to tell the difference between so-called fake news and real news. Part of the solution involves providing...

Settling the Backcountry
Settling the Backcountry

Lesson

South Carolina began as a proprietary colony, but in order to attract more settlers, the proprietors gave some of their political control to the landowners. This, however, did not mean that they...

Resisting Slavery - Oral Histories
Resisting Slavery - Oral Histories

Lesson

What is Oral History? - Oral history is a field of study and a method of gathering, preserving and interpreting the voices and memories of people, communities, and participants in past events. Oral...

The Progressive Movement Continues?
The Progressive Movement Continues?

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The Progressive Movement marked a period of great change in society and increased involvement of American government in the regulation of American society. Today, people still debate the role of...

The Solid South Shifts
The Solid South Shifts

Lesson

Students will research and describe the events and historical figures that were integral to the Solid South’s shift from supporting the Democratic Party to supporting the Republican Party. Students...

Skyping Through Colonial Settlements
Skyping Through Colonial Settlements

Lesson

The influences of European nations that settled North America as well as the geographic landscape of each region were two of the most impactful factors that led to how the original thirteen colonies...

What Can I Say To Convince You?
What Can I Say To Convince You?

Lesson

In this lesson students will explore FDR’s New Deal program. They will then put themselves in the position of being strategists for a presidential campaign today. In doing so they will need to...