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Lesson plan

Lesson 40: Extension Task: Revising a Claim and Gathering Evidence

teaches Common Core State Standards SL.7.1 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/7/1
teaches Common Core State Standards W.7.10 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7/10
teaches Common Core State Standards W.7.9.a http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7/9/a
teaches Common Core State Standards W.7.5 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7/5
teaches Common Core State Standards W.7.4 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7/4
teaches Common Core State Standards W.7.1 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7/1
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.7.10 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/7/10
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.7.1 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/7/1

Lesson 40: Extension Task: Revising a Claim and Gathering Evidence

Students begin the writing process to answer the prompt for the Extension Task essay. They draft a claim, revise a claim given peer feedback, and begin to gather evidence to support the claim.

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