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Standard W.MCC.2

W.MCC.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.

Grade(s): 8

Subject(s): English Language Arts

Year: 2015

Type
Prosperity for South Carolina
Prosperity for South Carolina

Lesson

In this series of learning experiences, students will gather information from primary source documents and media in order to develop an understanding of how early South Carolinians used their natural...

The Pursuit of Francis Marion
The Pursuit of Francis Marion

Lesson

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...

The Challenge of Freedom
The Challenge of Freedom

Lesson

The students will be able to create a PowerPoint or Keynote presentation about the influence of the Reconstruction Policy in relation to the Freedmen’s Bureau, Lincoln’s Reconstruction Plan, Congress’...

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...

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...