Reading Passage Practice: Black History

Reading Passage Practice: Answering Short Response Questions using RACEcec

Choose an African American figure from the articles we’ve read.  Using RACEcec, explain why he or she is an important figure in American history.

After reading the series of articles “Famous African Americans”, students chose one African American figure to write about.  After annotating the article of their choosing and selecting two pieces of text evidence that supported their opinion, students began to write their answer to the question using the RACEcec strategy. 

Please completely answer the question on loose-leaf paper or on the graphic organizer.

Possible Sentence Starters:

R– In my opinion, ________ is an important figure in American history.

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A– I feel this way because….

C– For example in paragraph # _____ it says….

E–  This shows…

    -This makes me think…

C– For example in paragraph # _____ it says….

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E–  This shows…

    -This makes me think…

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C– In conclusion…

Due Friday, 2/15/19

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