REspond to Civil Rights Movement

Students will create a project that is literacy based to respond to the changes of the movement since 1965

By Mr. Welch
January 26, 2017
8th Grade English
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Writing Prompt

Write a brief paper in which you analyze The Washington Post's argument. Account for the author's claims and state the purpose of the text. Then, in a few paragraphs, evaluate the evidence (and/or rhetorical devices)the Post uses to advance his (or her) position.
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8th Grade English Language Arts Standards

This lesson teaches the following grade level appropriate state literacy standards. The cubes provide an abbreviation of the standard name and reference number. Click Add to My Lesson Plans to make a copy of the lesson. Making a copy will allow you to update any information including the literacy standards.

RI1
Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RI2
Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to supporting ideas; provide an objective summary of the text.
W1
Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
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