Dred Scott Text, Map Activity, & Summary Writing

Dred Scott Text, Map Activity, & Summary Writing
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Dred Scott Text, Map Activity, & Summary Writing
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Dred Scott Text, Map Activity, & Summary Writing
Dred Scott Text, Map Activity, & Summary Writing
Dred Scott Text, Map Activity, & Summary Writing
Dred Scott Text, Map Activity, & Summary Writing
Dred Scott Text, Map Activity, & Summary Writing
Dred Scott Text, Map Activity, & Summary Writing
Dred Scott Text, Map Activity, & Summary Writing
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Focus on the life of Dred Scott and the landmark Supreme Court decision using informational text, a map lesson, and summary writing activity. Your students will read an an article about Dred Scott's life, map Scott's travels across state lines, and summarize the case by writing a newspaper article as a journalist in 1857.

WHAT TEACHERS ARE SAYING ABOUT THIS PRODUCT:

♥ I have used this 2 years in a row! This may be the best purchase I've made on TPT.

♥ Great resource. My students especially enjoyed writing the news article about the case.

♥ The mapping activity was a great addition to the lesson! It definitely added to student understanding of this very important Supreme Court case! Thanks!

♥ A nice combination of skills. I liked the graphic organizer to help students organize their newspaper article.

INCLUDED WITH YOUR PURCHASE:

• Teacher's Guide: The comprehensive teacher's guide includes the following: discussion questions for each paragraph of the text, goals for the mapping activity, tips for the summary writing portion, and the Common Core standards addressed in this lesson.

• Dred Scott Informational Text: The included Dred Scott article is a two-page informational text detailing his life and fight for freedom.

• Dred Scott Map Activity: A black outline map and complete directions are included for students to map Dred Scott’s movement across state lines.

• Dred Scott Map Activity Answer Key: A full-color answer key is provided for the map activity. The answer key is extremely useful when the lesson is being given by a substitute teacher.

• Breaking News! Writing Prompt, Organizer, and Rubric: Students are asked to write a news article on the Dred Scott decision. A prewriting organizer and rubric are included to guide students through the writing process.

• News Article Template: A news article template is included with space for creative details and a picture.

• Example News Article: A student generated example article is provided as an option to show students before they begin the writing process.

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Additional Civil War Resources:

Dividing a Nation- The Road to Civil War Close Read

Frederick Douglass Close Read

Civil War Battles- Common Core Lessons and Activities

Gettysburg Address Close Read and Summary Writing

Emancipation Proclamation Primary Source Analysis

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14 pages
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