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The Legacy of the Homestead Act

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Grade Level:
Middle School: Sixth Grade through Eighth Grade
Literacy and Language Arts
Common Core Standards:
8.W.4, 8.W.2.b, 7.W.4, 7.W.2.b, 6.W.4, 6.W.2.b


In "The Legacy of the Homestead Act" students will identify aspects of text that reveal an author's point of view and produce their own presidential speech about the Homestead Act. 


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Last updated: August 28, 2015