Mr. Valenzuela

Civics – Change Agents

Central high

Today in class we will be gathering evidence for the Common Writing Assignment. Our writing prompt for this unit is:

Write a 5 paragraph essay and describe 2 or 3 other individuals, groups, institutions and/or ideas that also contributed to the desegregation of Central High and argue why they deserve to be remembered (in a memorial).

Download today's handout to complete the classwork:

microsoft_word_logo CWA Gathering Evidence

Choose 5 individuals, groups, institutions and/or ideas from the list and begin reading more about them to gather evidence about what he/she/they/it did to contribute to the desegregation of Central High School:

adobe-pdf-logo Daisy Bates

adobe-pdf-logo President Eisenhower

adobe-pdf-logo Governor Faubus

adobe-pdf-logo NAACP

adobe-pdf-logo 101st Airborne

adobe-pdf-logo 14th Amendment

adobe-pdf-logo White Teachers

adobe-pdf-logo White Students

adobe-pdf-logo White Adults

adobe-pdf-logo Media

Write down the source of the information, as well as any comments or questions you have about the information you have read today on CWA Gathering Evidence handout!

Homework - p. 50 - Complete the Supporting a Thesis CWA Preparation Handout by choosing one individual/group/institution/idea that should be honored alongside the Little Rock Nine.

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