The Declaration of Independence: Word Choice

The Declaration of Independence: Word Choice

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Computational Thinking_The Declaration of Independence
Course
Course
Computational Thinking
Subjects
Subjects
Humanities
Grade Levels
Grade Levels
7
Overview
In this module, students will examine the draft and final versions of the Declaration of Independence. Using computational thinking, students will understand the theme of the Declaration of Independence and will identify major ideas through word choice. Students will identify patterns by examining the purpose, intent, and central ideas of the Declaration. Finally, students will draft their own declaration for a local cause or concern using impactful word choice and appropriate craft, structure, and editing
Standards
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.7.1
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.7.2
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.7.5
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.7.4
Cyber Connections
Computational Thinking
Section Title
Lessons
Accordion Items
Title
The Declaration of Independence: Word Choice
Content

In this module, students will examine the draft and final versions of the Declaration of Independence. Using computational thinking, students will understand the theme of the Declaration of Independence and will identify major ideas through word choice. Students will identify patterns by examining the purpose, intent, and central ideas of the Declaration. Finally, students will draft their own declaration for a local cause or concern using impactful word choice and appropriate craft, structure, and editing