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Research Writing Prompts: Major Events of the 20th and 21st Centuries

Research Writing Prompts: Major Events of the 20th and 21st Centuries
Research Writing Prompts: Major Events of the 20th and 21st Centuries
Research Writing Prompts: Major Events of the 20th and 21st Centuries
Research Writing Prompts: Major Events of the 20th and 21st Centuries
Research Writing Prompts: Major Events of the 20th and 21st Centuries
Research Writing Prompts: Major Events of the 20th and 21st Centuries
Research Writing Prompts: Major Events of the 20th and 21st Centuries
Research Writing Prompts: Major Events of the 20th and 21st Centuries
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Includes 25 detailed prompts for students in 8th-12th grades. Each prompt includes:

*1-2 paragraphs of background information on the topic
*An Essential Question to help the student formulate a thesis statement
*4-6 "bullet-point" questions to guide students' research

Topics in this set are:
-Breaking the Sound Barrier
-Brown v. Board of Education
-The Berlin Wall
-Prohibition
-Womens' Suffrage: The 19th Amendment
-The Vietnam War
-September 11, 2001
-The Death of Diana, Princess of Wales
-The Scopes Trial
-The Chrysler Building
-Haiti Earthquake, 2010
-Oil Spills: The Exxon Valdez and the Deepwater Horizon
-Chilean Mining Accident of 2010
-1906 San Fransisco Earthquake
-Hurricane Katrina
-Challenger Disaster
-Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.
-The Cuban Missile Crisis
-The Titanic
-Charles Lindbergh's Flight
-The Stock Market Crash of 1929
-King Tut's Tomb 1922
-The Apollo Moon Landing
-The Hoover Dam
-Indian Ocean Tsunami of 2004
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9 pages
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