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Lesson 15: Compare and contrast author’s purpose

teaches Common Core State Standards SL.6.1.d http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/6/1/d
teaches Common Core State Standards SL.6.1.c http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/6/1/c
teaches Common Core State Standards SL.6.1.a http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/6/1/a
teaches Common Core State Standards W.6.2.b http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6/2/b
teaches Common Core State Standards W.6.2.a http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6/2/a
teaches Common Core State Standards RI.6.10 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/6/10
teaches Common Core State Standards RI.6.9 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/6/9
teaches Common Core State Standards RI.6.6 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/6/6
teaches Common Core State Standards RI.6.5 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/6/5
teaches Common Core State Standards RI.6.4 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/6/4
teaches Common Core State Standards RI.6.2 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/6/2
teaches Common Core State Standards RI.6.1 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/6/1

Lesson 15: Compare and contrast author’s purpose

Students will continue to examine a letter written by Dust Bowl resident Caroline Henderson, answer questions about the text, and work with unfamiliar vocabulary terms. Then they will compare and contrast her purpose with that of President Roosevelt’s.