Causes of the Civil War Argumentative Essay (with Rubric)

Causes of the Civil War Argumentative Essay (with Rubric)
Causes of the Civil War Argumentative Essay (with Rubric)
Causes of the Civil War Argumentative Essay (with Rubric)
Causes of the Civil War Argumentative Essay (with Rubric)
Causes of the Civil War Argumentative Essay (with Rubric)
Causes of the Civil War Argumentative Essay (with Rubric)
Causes of the Civil War Argumentative Essay (with Rubric)
Causes of the Civil War Argumentative Essay (with Rubric)
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This essay is a summative assessment for use at the end of the Civil War Unit. Students are required to select one main cause of the Civil War and defend their argument using evidence from Lincoln's House Divided Speech, Lincoln's First Inaugural Address, and the South Carolina Secession Statement.

Suggested pacing is included on the assignment sheet and is as follows:
- Lesson 1: read, source questions, and outline
- Lesson 2: type
- Lesson 3: type
- Lesson 4: revise and edit
Note: my classes meet for 90 minutes 4 times a week

The document includes:
- An assignment description
- 3 primary source excerpts (see list above)
- 1 page of source questions to prepare students for writing
- A student-friendly essay rubric
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6 pages
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Rubric only
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1 Week
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