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Day 4: "The History of Yellowstone National Park"

teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.9-10.4a http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/9-10/4/a
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.9-10.1 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/9-10/1
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.9-10.2 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/9-10/2
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.9-10.4 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/9-10/4
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This lesson focuses on examining how an author develops an introduction and a conclusion of an essay. Students will examine the ways in which Native Americans view Yellowstone Park as a means of connecting with their history and their ancestors. Students will use specific details from the text in order to support their inferences regarding the value of the park to modern Native Americans. Special Materials: Students should have the following materials to complete this lesson: -Student guided notes sheet -Copies of the anchor text