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Day 5: Gettysburg Address

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.9-10.6 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/9-10/6
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This final task requires students to closely read the Gettysburg Address, synthesizing the work they have completed during the last 4 lessons. Students will need to clearly layout Lincoln’s call to action and analyze his rhetoric throughout the speech. Students will connect the impact of his word choice on the effectiveness of his speech. Students will cite evidence to support their claim. Special Materials: Student guided notes sheet Copies of the anchor text for all students Students' guided notes from the previous lessons (reference tool)