Common Core Writing Prompts and Strategies: Choices in Little Rock

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This resource further aligns our Choices in Little Rock unit with the Common Core State Standards through an argumentative writing assignment.

Choices in Little Rock is a teaching unit that focuses on efforts to desegregate Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1957, and explores civic choices -- the decisions people make as citizens in a democracy. This supplement includes specific writing prompts and teaching strategies that ask students to use evidence as they craft a formal argumentative essay. In addition, the resource features effective writing strategies for the social studies classroom.

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