• Essential Question: (Below Standard)

    1) Write a Stem (Intro paragraph)

                  i.e. (I will present “1” reasons citing textual evidence that answer the Essential Question, How did the Patriots defeat the strongest nation in the world i.e. “Great Britain”, in the American Revolutionary War?”)

    2) Write a Claim for the 1 body paragraph.

                  i.e. (The invention of better weapons turned the tide of the War toward the Patriots.)

    3) Write one Body Paragraph stating the one citation answering the Essential Question.

    4) Write/Use 1- 2 sentences in the one body paragraph that make explicit references/cite evidence to your claim.

     

     

    Essential Question: (Nearing Standard)

    1) Write a clear Stem (Intro paragraph)

                  i.e. (I will present “2” reasons citing textual evidence that answer the Essential Question, How did the Patriots defeat the strongest nation in the world i.e. “Great Britain”, in the American Revolutionary War?”)

    2) Write a clear Claim for each of the 2 paragraphs you write.

                  i.e. (First, the invention of better weapons turned the tide of the War toward the Patriots.)

    3) Write 2 clear Body Paragraphs each stating evidence/citation answering the Essential Question.

    4) Each clear Claim has 2 parts that make explicit evidence/citation to each claim, where the 1st part paraphrases the text/source from the text/source that supports the clear claim, while the 2nd part has 2 sentences i.e. “commentary”, explaining the paraphrase that supports the clear claim that supports/answers the Essential Question.

    5) Write/Use (First) and (Second) to begin each clear Body Paragraph.

     

     

    Essential Question: (Meeting Standard)

    1) Write a clear Stem (Intro paragraph)

                  i.e. (I will present “3” or more reasons citing textual evidence that answer the Essential Question, How did the Patriots defeat the strongest nation in the world, “Great Britain”, in the American Revolutionary War?”)

    2) Write a clear Claim for each of the 3 paragraphs you write. (3 Body Paragraphs)

                  i.e. (First, the invention of better weapons turned the tide of the War toward the Patriots.)

    3) Write 3 clear Body Paragraphs each stating its evidence/citation answering the Essential Question.

    4) Each clear Claim has 3 or more parts that make explicit reference/cite evidence to each claim, where the 1st part cites the exact words, i.e. “quote”, the text/source from the text/source that supports the clear claim, while the 2nd part has the evidence cited and the 3rd part has 3 or more sentences i.e. “commentary”, explaining how the evidence and it’s citation supports the clear claim that supports/answers the Essential Question.

    i.e. quote/citation: (According to Paul Ryan, pg. 96 of the textbook, it says, “The Patriots in the Kentucky backcountry, invented a long barrel rifle that could shoot twice as far as the British Army.)

    5) Write/Use (First), (Second), and (Third) to begin each clear Body Paragraph.

    6) A page #, article name, or author’s name is needed at the end each piece of evidence i.e. the citation.

    7) Write a clear Concluding Paragraph that summarizes/ties together the Essential Question with your 3 claims/evidence.

     

     

    Essential Question: (Exceeding Standard)

    1) Write a clear Stem (Intro Paragraph)

                  i.e. (I will present “3” or more reasons citing textual evidence that answer the Essential Question, How did the Patriots defeat the strongest nation in the world, “Great Britain”, in the American Revolutionary War?”, and close with how it relates to today.)

    2) Write a clear Claim for each of the 3 paragraphs you write. (3 Body Paragraphs)

                  i.e. (First, the invention of better weapons turned the tide of the War toward the Patriots.)

    3) Write 3 clear Body Paragraphs each stating its evidence/citation answering the Essential Question.

    4) Each clear Claim has 3 or more parts that make explicit reference/cite evidence to each claim, where the 1st part cites the exact words, i.e. “quote”, the text/source from the text/source that supports the clear claim, while the 2nd part has the evidence cited and the 3rd part has 3 or more sentences i.e. “commentary”, explaining how the evidence and it’s citation supports the clear claim that supports/answers the Essential Question.

    i.e. quote/citation: (According to Paul Ryan, pg. 96 of the textbook, it says, “The Patriots in the Kentucky backcountry, invented a long barrel rifle that could shoot twice as far as the British Army.)

    5) Write/Use (First), (Second), and (Third) to begin each clear Body Paragraph.

    6) A page #, article name, or author’s name is needed at the end each piece of evidence i.e. the citation.

    7) Write a clear Concluding Paragraph by explaining how the Essential Question “relates to today”, with commentary/elaboration on how you could/would be proactive (i.e. active role) in answering the Essential Question. (i.e. current events of today)