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Lesson 9: Buying Louisiana

Lesson 9: Buying Louisiana

Students read “Spain Accepts France’s Deal” from "The Louisiana Purchase: Would You Close the Deal?" and “Buying Louisiana” (page 20-21) from "The Louisiana Purchase: From Independence to Lewis and Clark" by Michael Burgan in small groups. They continue to explore how signal words are used to describe the connections between sentences within paragraphs in a text.