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Spanish-American War: 5 Day Lesson

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Nine historical documents, an interactive online notebook, and a fantastic opportunity for historical inquiry await your pupils in this 5-day lesson plan. Class members identify and discuss various causes for the Spanish-American War while building strong close reading and historical analysis skills.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Check out the fantastic extension investigation opportunities for students to practice their analysis skills. Topics covered in these extensions include: the Scopes trial, social security, the Spanish-American War, and Rosa Parks
Classroom Considerations
  • In the left-hand menu, you will see options for a 1-day and 3-day lesson. We have reviewed each of these resources, which touch on similar analysis skills and also relate to the Spanish-American War
  • Fantastic supplemental materials, including a warm-up activity and inquiry worksheets
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