Military Draft: Pro - Advantages of using a Draft (article)

Military Draft: Pro - Advantages of using a Draft (article)
Military Draft: Pro - Advantages of using a Draft (article)
Military Draft: Pro - Advantages of using a Draft (article)
Military Draft: Pro - Advantages of using a Draft (article)
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  1. All of the items in this bundle are to prepare students for a Socratic Seminar - Is a military draft constitutional? The materials provided should be used in the following order.1. Graphic Organizer - Advantages and Disadvantages of using a draft vs all-volunteers2. Article - read Military Draft: Pr
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  2. Provided in this bundle...1. Graphic Organizers2. Nonfiction articles3. Mock Draft activity4. Constructed Response - prompt, rubric, pre-write5. Protest Song Project6. Socratic Seminar - note sheets and rubric7. Research 8. Unit slideshow9. Interactive Notes w/ worksheets
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This article is about the history of conscription in America. It provides students with reasons why the draft is a necessary part of our democracy. Advantages of using a draft are clearly enumerated.

PAIR this article with the DRAFT ADVANTAGES/DISADVANTAGES GRAPHIC ORGANIZER and MILITARY DRAFT: CON (a bundle is available that includes everything mentioned here). Students should complete the graphic organizer as they read both articles (in preparation for a SOCRATIC SEMINAR on whether the draft is Constitutional.

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Analyze a case in which two or more texts provide conflicting information on the same topic and identify where the texts disagree on matters of fact or interpretation.
Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient; recognize when irrelevant evidence is introduced.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.
Analyze how a text makes connections among and distinctions between individuals, ideas, or events (e.g., through comparisons, analogies, or categories).
Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to supporting ideas; provide an objective summary of the text.
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1 hour
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