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Andrew Jackson's Love Story

Subject Social Studies
Grade Level Grades 6-8
Resource Type Activity, Presentation
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Common Core State Standards
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Students will be engaged with a recent news story on Andrew Jackson's Tragic Love Story and then create their own love letter to Mrs. Jackson. Students are guided to meet certain standards and expectations of writing and aligned to Common Core ELA standards. Lesson works particularly well around Valentine's Day!

Copyright details included for US News and World Report. CC Aligned: RL.7.1 , RL.7.3 , RI.7.1 , W.7.1 , W.7.4

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love_leter.docx

Activity
February 13, 2020
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Andrew_Jackson's_Tragic_Love_Story_-_US_News_and_World_Report.pdf

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February 13, 2020
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Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot).
Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

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