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Formative Assessment

Activity 3: Formative Assessment

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Writing to Persuade in Social Studies

Identify a key decision-maker in your community and have the students write a persuasive letter to that person to:

  • state your position on the issue
  • tell why it is an issue (use facts to support)
  • suggest a solution with a plan of action (use facts to support)
  • restate your main point

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