Below are the Common Core State Standards that most closely relate to the following lesson.
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English Language Arts
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.
RH.11-12.9 - Integrate information from diverse sources, both primary and secondary, into a coherent understanding of an idea or event, noting discrepancies among sources.
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.
RH.9-10.9 - Compare and contrast treatments of the same topic in several primary and secondary sources.
Writing Grade 11-12 - Text Types and Purposes
WHST.11-12.2 - Write informative/explanatory texts, including the narration of historical events, scientific procedures/ experiments, or technical processes.
Writing Grade 9-10 - Text Types and Purposes
WHST.9-10.2 - Write informative/explanatory texts, including the narration of historical events, scientific procedures/ experiments, or technical processes.