Reflection: Intrinsic Motivation The Cotton Gin Was Awesome! Right? Opposing Viewpoint Close Read - Section 4: Close Read 2


The kids really enjoyed this topic and are ready to attack the debate tomorrow. They threw a lot of ideas around today, and I've quite a few god perspectives. Much bigger than I thought they would take this. This was a great tie in to my social studies unit and it got the kids excited about learning. Win-Win!

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The Cotton Gin Was Awesome! Right? Opposing Viewpoint Close Read

Unit 7: Accounts and Viewpoints and Bias, Oh My!
Lesson 22 of 32

Objective: SWBAT read opposing historical texts to form their own viewpoints.

Big Idea: When given information, remember to think about ALL viewpoints before deciding on your own. After all, the miraculous cotton gin required more slaves than ever before.

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