“The Gettysburg Address” - A Close Reading
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"This exemplar provides students with the chance to examine word usage and author's intent at in-depth levels within a historically noteworthy text. It is chunked into sections, allowing the instructor to monitor comprehension and provide opportunities to scaffold or increase rigor as neede More…d. It is comprised of an easy-to-use set of guided text dependent questions and instructional hints and strategies, and concludes with a rigorous summative writing task. Its appendix contains several extension activities for both ELA and history, including videos and word study."
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Grade 9-10_5-7 days_Gettysburg Address.doc (193kb, Word document)