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lesson 25
1 hour

Central and Supporting Claims


In this lesson, students continue to prepare for the End-of-Unit assessment in the following lesson. Students review examples of argument terms using examples from Booker T. Washington’s “Atlanta Compromise Speech” and engage in a collaborative activity in which they identify Washington’s and Du Bois’s central and supporting claims. Students then analyze the relationships between Du Bois’s and Washington’s claims.


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From of the New York State Education Department. Grade 11 ELA Module 2, Unit 1, Lesson 25. Available from; accessed 2015-05-29.
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