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Standard RI.LCS.9

RI.LCS.9 Apply a range of strategies to determine and deepen the meaning of known, unknown, and multiple meaning words, phrases and jargon; acquire and use general academic and domain-specific vocabulary.

Grade(s): 8

Subject(s): English Language Arts

Year: 2015

Type
Resisting Slavery - Oral Histories
Resisting Slavery - Oral Histories

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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 Pursuit of Francis Marion
The Pursuit of Francis Marion

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Help the Patriot Cause!! - The following letter is an “imagined correspondence” between Colonel Francis Lord Rawdon, British commanding officer of the British outpost at Camden, and Lieutenant Colonel...

Voting Rights Act of 1965
Voting Rights Act of 1965

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Students have studied the Fifteenth Amendment, which was supposed to have granted African-American male citizens the right to vote, as well as the Nineteenth Amendment which expanded voting rights to...