by Howard Fast is part of many core-reading lists for eighth grade
and addresses several of the standards in Reading/Language Arts
as well as Social Studies. The focus of this lesson, Revolutionary
Viewpoints, is on the critical and analytical analysis of literature
in the historical context of the American Revolution. The writing
process is used as a means to measure the understanding and knowledge
gained on the part of the student after going through several exercises
in document analysis. Technology is used as a tool for research
(Web) and presentation.
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