Discipline: Social Studies
Grade Level: 10
Course: Global History 3
©Literacy Design Collaborative. September 2011
This module sits inside a unit in which students study the Age of Revolution, and the focus of the module is on the British Industrial Revolution. Students will draw on content studied during the unit and their readings of primary and secondary sources about the module topic to write an argumentation essay.
Were the achievements and growth of the Industrial Revolution era worth the cost to society? After reading primary and secondary sources pertaining to the British Industrial Revolution, write an argumentation essay that addresses the question and support your position with evidence from the texts. Be sure to acknowledge competing views.
Template Task 2:
L2: [Insert question] After reading ________ (literature or informational texts), write ________ (essay or substitute) that addresses the question and support your position with evidence from the text(s).
L2: Be sure to acknowledge competing views.
Authors: Sara Ballute, Candace Hurley, Timothy Lent
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