Compare Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm-Argument Writing

Compare Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm-Argument Writing
Compare Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm-Argument Writing
Compare Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm-Argument Writing
Compare Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm-Argument Writing
Compare Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm-Argument Writing
Compare Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm-Argument Writing
Compare Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm-Argument Writing
Compare Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm-Argument Writing
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Explore the language, message, and rhetoric of two dynamic leaders of the Civil Rights Movement--Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X.  In this argument assignment, students analyze excerpts from speeches made by each leader on the topics of integration and calling others to action.  Students must then decide which speaker was most effective in delivering his message using evidence from the texts. This assignment fits easily into a unit on evaluating speeches, the Civil Rights Movement, or analyzing perspectives.  

Included in the download is differentiated templates (and rubrics) for composing a written argument.  Use any or all to best meet the needs of your students!  Download contains links for both paper and electronic versions of the assignment.

The templates found in this download are also available for use with any text(s) at https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Argument-Writing-Templates-4947380.

A bundle for writing templates for narrative, argument, and informative writing is also available at https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Writing-Templates-BUNDLE-4951601.

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Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.
Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences.
Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, assess the credibility and accuracy of each source, and integrate the information while avoiding plagiarism.
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