In this unit, students will develop and use evidence to support a claim.
Social Studies Inquiry Standard 5.6-8 Moderately Complex: Identify evidence from multiple sources to support claims, noting its limitations. Social Studies Civics Standards 3.6-8 Moderately Complex: Compare the means by which individuals and groups change societies, promote the common good, and protect rights.
Social Studies History Standard 3.6-8 Moderately Complex: Compare the central historical arguments in secondary sources across multiple media.
What is our most valuable right as an American?
Where does one obtain evidence for an argument?
Are all pieces of evidence adequate?
How much evidence does one need to make a persuasive argument?
Evidence is found in different types of sources.
Evidence can be found for different points of view and claims.
Multiple pieces of evidence make a stronger argument.
Point of View
Students will be provided with a question and will develop and use evidence in an argument.
Students will examine different scenarios around the Bill of Rights.