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Lesson plan

Lesson 3: Where do I start?

teaches Common Core State Standards W.11-12.8 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/11-12/8

Lesson 3: Where do I start?


This lesson guides students in how to begin with their research by thinking about what they already know, brainstorming research questions, and identifying keywords.  The lesson references items and research topics from the 12th-grade cornerstone project, When should people fight for change?

DC Content Power Standards:

  • 12.DC.10.3: Explain how African American leaders resisted discrimination.

C3 Framework Indicators and Common Core Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies:

  • D2.His.12.9-12. Use questions generated about multiple historical sources to pursue further inquiry and investigate additional sources.