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Day 4: Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District

teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.11-12.4 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/11-12/4
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.11-12.6 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/11-12/6
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This lesson will bring the previous days' knowledge together to determine the role and responsibility of the school for protecting students' First Amendment rights. This lesson's focus question asks students to explore Justice Fortas's argument by looking closely at how his rhetoric contributes to the power of the text. The exploration and understanding of this idea is a critical component of the Day 5's culminating writing task. Special Materials: Students should have access to the following materials for this lesson: * Copies of the anchor text * Student guided note sheet