Discipline: Social Studies

Grade Level: 8th

Course: Ancient World History

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Alexander the Great: Was He or Wasn’t He a Great Military Leader?
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Vocabulary
A form of reasoning designed to demonstrate the truth of a particular point of view. A statement offered as proof or evidence of the veracity of a point of view with the goal of persuading a reader or listener to agree.
A quotation from a reference, especially in a scholarly work.
An advanced state of human society marked by a high level of development and organization, including in the arts, sciences, and government.
To overcome or defeat by force.
An extensive group of states, countries, or territories under a single supreme political unit.
The system by which a community is ruled; the structure that informs, shapes, and sustains the distribution and exercise of authority in a political state.
To copy or imitate another’s work (ideas, language, thoughts, etc.) and present it as one’s own original work.
Students are presented with an open-ended question and given a short, set amount of time to write their response.
The study or art of using language to communicate effectively, often to persuade or influence.
A sentence that states an argument or main point, which is developed in an essay or paper and supported with examples and evidence.
The way something is expressed to convey mood or emotion. For example, changes in pitch to communicate different meanings.
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