Analyze seventeenth-, eighteenth-, and nineteenth-century foundational U.S. documents of historical and literary significance (including The Declaration of Independence, the Preamble to the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address) for their themes, purposes, and rhetorical features.
Reading for All Purposes
- Demonstrate comprehension of a variety of informational, literary, and persuasive texts
Ideas synthesized from informational texts serve a specific purpose
Use Integration of Knowledge and Ideas to: