Language Arts - 9-12 - Essay - Writing - Research
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The Home discussion is a repeatable assignment in a Language Arts or Social Studies class, appropriate for grades 9-12. It can be applied to any topic or theme, taken from a social studies unit or class text.
This sample was originally developed to accompany Sophocles' Antigone, but the basic model can easily be adapted to any text or unit theme. This project includes primary and secondary source research, analytic, comparative, expository, persuasive and reflective writing, source citation, perspective synthesis, and can be modified to emphasize any of these skills in the context of a specific unit.
The included rubric can be completed by teachers or by peers in class, and serves as a tool for introducing and scaffolding the assignment as well.
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