ALEX Learning Activity Resources

ALEX Learning Activities  
   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

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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