The Power of an Argument

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Lesson Plan

Explore and download the argument writing lesson plan designed for middle school students.

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Background Information

It's all here - information on the Declaration of Independence, an overview of the American Revolution, a timeline, and more.

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Photos and Multimedia

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Argument-Writing Walking Tour Itinerary

Use this self-guided walking tour itinerary in the place where arguments built a nation.

Last updated: May 5, 2017

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