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Day 4: "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.7.5 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/7/5
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On day 4 of this close reading, rereadings of “After Being Convicted of Voting” focus on determining the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, as well as analyzing the impact of word choice on the meaning and tone of the text. Students will determine the meaning of words as Anthony uses them in the text. Then, they will look for patterns in her word choice, and determine the impact of this on the tone. 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