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Day 3: "After Being Convicted of Voting: A speech by Susan B. Anthony"

teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.7.1 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/7/1
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.7.3 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/7/3
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.7.5 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/7/5
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.7.8 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/7/8
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On day 3 of this close reading, rereadings of “After Being Convicted of Voting” focus on analyzing the structure of Anthony's argument and how this supports the development of her ideas. Students will spend time digging deeper into Anthony's evidence and reasoning, ensuring deep understanding of her argument before analyzing the structure. Deep understanding of Anthony's claim, evidence, and reasoning is imperative for students to be able to evaluate her argument on day 5. Special Materials: Students should have access to the following materials for this lesson: Student guided note sheet Copies of the anchor text for all students