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ALEX Learning Activities  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [ELA2015] (10) 11 :
11 ) Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text. [RI.9-10.2]

[ELA2015] (10) 19 :
19 ) Analyze seventeenth-, eighteenth-, and nineteenth-century foundational United States documents of historical and literary significance (including The Declaration of Independence, the Preamble to the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address) for their themes, purposes, and rhetorical features. [RI.11-12.9]

Subject: English Language Arts (10)
Title: HSI: Historical Scene Investigation, Operation Puritans
Description:

In this activity, students will visit four different stations and study informational text about Puritan culture. Students will gain an understanding of Puritan themes and values based on an analysis of the documents. 

This activity results from the ALEX Resource Development Summit. 




   View Standards     Standard(s): [ELA2015] (10) 19 :
19 ) Analyze seventeenth-, eighteenth-, and nineteenth-century foundational United States documents of historical and literary significance (including The Declaration of Independence, the Preamble to the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address) for their themes, purposes, and rhetorical features. [RI.11-12.9]

[ELA2015] (10) 24 :
24 ) Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 21-23 above.) [W.9-10.4]

Subject: English Language Arts (10)
Title: Don't Break My Heart: Declaration of Independence Break-Up Letter
Description:

In this activity, students will write a break-up letter to an object, activity, or person. The letter will follow the formatting of the Declaration of Independence and include rhetorical appeals. 

This activity was created as a result of the ALEX Resource Development Summit.




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