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Standard W.MCC.1

W.MCC.1 Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.

Grade(s): 8

Subject(s): English Language Arts

Year: 2015

Type
Voting Rights Act of 1965
Voting Rights Act of 1965

Lesson

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...

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...

Colonists Wanted!
Colonists Wanted!

Lesson

As a result of the explorations of the Spanish, French, and English, there was much competition to settle permanent colonies in the New World. There were many hardships (such as disease, climate...

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...