Lesson Plan

Day 1: "Remarks by the President at the Dedication of Statue Honoring Rosa Parks"

teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.8.4 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/8/4
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The focus question asks students to analyze the author's choice of words and phrases in the speech. Students will need to identify connotations of words, figurative language and allusions to Biblical text. In the culminating writing task, students will describe how the text develops connections among individuals and events. Special Materials: Students should have access to the following materials for this lesson: -Student guided notes sheet -Copies of the anchor text for all students
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