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lesson 15
1 hour

Comparing Claims


In this lesson, the Mid-Unit Assessment, students use textual evidence from The New Jim Crow and “Broken Windows” to craft a formal, multi-paragraph response to one of the following prompts: Compare the authors’ claims in The New Jim Crow and “Broken Windows.” How does each author develop these claims? Or: How do the authors of The New Jim Crow and “Broken Windows” use similar rhetorical techniques to advance their arguments and persuade their readers?


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