Common Core State Standards

Below are the Common Core State Standards that most closely relate to the following lesson.


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Grades: 9-12


  • English Language Arts

    • College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Language - Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

      • CCRA.L.6 - Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression.

    • College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Speaking and Listening - Comprehension and Collaboration

      • CCRA.SL.1 - Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

    • History/Social Studies -- Grade 11-12 - Key Ideas and Details

      • RH.11-12.3 - Evaluate various explanations for actions or events and determine which explanation best accords with textual evidence, acknowledging where the text leaves matters uncertain.

      • RH.11-12.7 - Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., visually, quantitatively, as well as in words) in order to address a question or solve a problem.

    • History/Social Studies -- Grade 9-10 - Key Ideas and Details

      • RH.9-10.3 - Analyze in detail a series of events described in a text; determine whether earlier events caused later ones or simply preceded them.

      • RH.9-10.7 - Integrate quantitative or technical analysis (e.g., charts, research data) with qualitative analysis in print or digital text.

    • Writing Grade 11-12 - Text Types and Purposes

      • WHST.11-12.1 - Write arguments focused on discipline-specific content.

    • Writing Grade 9-10 - Text Types and Purposes

      • WHST.9-10.1 - Write arguments focused on discipline-specific content.