Analyze seventeenth-, eighteenth-, and nineteenth-century foundational U.S. documents of historical and literary significance (including The Declaration of Independence, the Preamble to the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address) for their themes, purposes, and rhetorical features.
Subject Area: English Language Arts
Strand: Reading Standards for Informational Text
Idea: Level 3: Strategic Thinking & Complex Reasoning
Cluster: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
Date Adopted or Revised: 12/10
Date of Last Rating: 02/14
Status: State Board Approved