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Lesson 17: Summarizing an excerpt from Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville

Lesson 17: Summarizing an excerpt from Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville

Students read an excerpt from Democracy in America, by Alexis de Tocqueville with a partner and define unfamiliar words in their vocabulary logs. They also summarize the main idea(s) of each paragraph of the excerpt and the central idea(s) of the text.