This unit will expose readers to multiple informational texts and their structures while addressing the Revolutionary War. Readers will identify--then compare and contrast--how the structure of a text impacts the way information is understood. Using the structure and evidence from a text, readers will learn how to formulate a summary and construct responses, all the while deepening learning about the Revolutionary War.
5.H.1 Analyze the chronology of key events in the United States.
5.H.2 Understand the role of prominent figures in shaping the United States.
5.G.1 Understand how human activity has and continues to shape the United States.
5.C&G.1.3 Analyze historical documents that shaped the foundation of the United States government.
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