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Through songs and letters, explore the stories and people who lived through the American Civil War, including the relationship President Abraham Lincoln had with the music of his time.

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      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.2: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.2: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.2: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7.2: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.8.2: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.2: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.11-12.2: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Determine two or more themes or central ideas of a text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to produce a complex account; provide an objective summary of the text.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.5: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Analyze how a particular sentence, chapter, scene, or stanza fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the theme, setting, or plot.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7.9: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a historical account of the same period as a means of understanding how authors of fiction use or alter history.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.8.9: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Analyze how a modern work of fiction draws on themes, patterns of events, or character types from myths, traditional stories, or religious works such as the Bible, including describing how the material is rendered new.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.7.3: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Analyze the interactions between individuals, events, and ideas in a text (e.g., how ideas influence individuals or events, or how individuals influence ideas or events).

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.5: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Know and use various text features (e.g., captions, bold print, subheadings, glossaries, indexes, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text efficiently.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.7: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text (e.g., where, when, why, and how key events occur).

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.6.7: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Integrate information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.9-10.9: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Analyze seminal U.S. documents of historical and literary significance (e.g., Washington's Farewell Address, the Gettysburg Address, Roosevelt's Four Freedoms speech, King's "Letter from Birmingham Jail"), including how they address related themes and concepts.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.1.10: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      With prompting and support, read informational texts appropriately complex for grade 1.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.10: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 2—3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.10: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 2—3 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.10: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 4—5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.10: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 4—5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.K.4: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Read emergent-reader texts with purpose and understanding.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.1.4a: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Read on-level text with purpose and understanding.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.2.4a: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Read on-level text with purpose and understanding.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.3.4a: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Read on-level text with purpose and understanding.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.4.4a: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Read on-level text with purpose and understanding.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.5.4a: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Read on-level text with purpose and understanding.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.3a: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Establish a situation and introduce a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.3a: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Orient the reader by establishing a situationand introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.3a: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Orient the reader by establishing a situation and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.6.2a: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Introduce a topic; organize ideas, concepts, and information, using strategies such as definition, classification, comparison/contrast, and cause/effect; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., charts, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.7.2a: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Introduce a topic clearly, previewing what is to follow; organize ideas, concepts, and information, using strategies such as definition, classification, comparison/contrast, and cause/ effect; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., charts, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.3a: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Engage and orient the reader by setting out a problem, situation, or observation, establishing one or multiple point(s) of view, and introducing a narrator and/or characters; create a smooth progression of experiences or events.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.3a: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Engage and orient the reader by setting out a problem, situation, or observation and its significance, establishing one or multiple point(s) of view, and introducing a narrator and/or characters; create a smooth progression of experiences or events.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.1.5: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      With guidance and support from adults, focus on a topic, respond to questions and suggestions from peers, and add details to strengthen writing as needed.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.2.5: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      With guidance and support from adults and peers, focus on a topic and strengthen writing as needed by revising and editing.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.4: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      With guidance and support from adults, produce writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task and purpose.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.5: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.5: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.5: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.6.5: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.7.5: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.8.5: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.5: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on addressing what is most significant for a specific purpose and audience.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.5: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on addressing what is most significant for a specific purpose and audience.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.K.7: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., explore a number of books by a favorite author and express opinions about them).

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.1.7: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., explore a number of "how-to" books on a given topic and use them to write a sequence of instructions).

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.2.7: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., read a number of books on a single topic to produce a report; record science observations).

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.8: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; take notes and categorize information, and provide a list of sources.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.7.9a: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Apply grade 7 Reading standards to literature (e.g., "Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a historical account of the same period as a means of understanding how authors of fiction use or alter history").

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.8.9a: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Apply grade 8 Reading standards to literature (e.g., "Analyze how a modern work of fiction draws on themes, patterns of events, or character types from myths, traditional stories, or religious works such as the Bible, including describing how the material is rendered new").

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.8: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the usefulness of each source in answering the research question; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.8: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the strengths and limitations of each source in terms of the task, purpose, and audience; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and over-reliance on any one source and following a standard format for citation.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.K.1a: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g., listening to others and taking turns speaking about the topics and texts under discussion).

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.K.1b: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Continue a conversation through multiple exchanges.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.1.1a: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g., listening to others with care, speaking one at a time about the topics and texts under discussion).

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.1.1b: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Build on others' talk in conversations by responding to the comments of others through multiple exchanges.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.2.1a: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g., gaining the floor in respectful ways, listening to others with care, speaking one at a time about the topics and texts under discussion).

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.2.1b: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Build on others' talk in conversations by linking their comments to the remarks of others.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.2.1c: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Ask for clarification and further explanation as needed about the topics and texts under discussion.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.3.1a: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Come to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material; explicitly draw on that preparation and other information known about the topic to explore ideas under discussion.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.3.1b: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g., gaining the floor in respectful ways, listening to others with care, speaking one at a time about the topics and texts under discussion).

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.3.1c: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Ask questions to check understanding of information presented, stay on topic, and link their comments to the remarks of others.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.3.1d: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Explain their own ideas and understanding in light of the discussion.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.4.1a: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Come to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material; explicitly draw on that preparation and other information known about the topic to explore ideas under discussion.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.4.1b: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions and carry out assigned roles.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.4.1c: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Pose and respond to specific questions to clarify or follow up on information, and make comments that contribute to the discussion and link to the remarks of others.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.4.2: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Paraphrase portions of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.5.1a: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Come to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material; explicitly draw on that preparation and other information known about the topic to explore ideas under discussion.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.5.1b: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions and carry out assigned roles.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.5.1c: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Pose and respond to specific questions by making comments that contribute to the discussion and elaborate on the remarks of others.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.5.2: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Summarize a written text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.6.1a: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Come to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material; explicitly draw on that preparation by referring to evidence on the topic, text, or issue to probe and reflect on ideas under discussion.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.6.1b: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Follow rules for collegial discussions, set specific goals and deadlines, and define individual roles as needed.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.6.1c: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Pose and respond to specific questions with elaboration and detail by making comments that contribute to the topic, text, or issue under discussion.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.7.1a: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Come to discussions prepared, having read or researched material under study; explicitly draw on that preparation by referring to evidence on the topic, text, or issue to probe and reflect on ideas under discussion.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.7.1b: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Follow rules for collegial discussions, track progress toward specific goals and deadlines, and define individual roles as needed.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.7.1c: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Pose questions that elicit elaboration and respond to others' questions and comments with relevant observations and ideas that bring the discussion back on topic as needed.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.7.1d: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Acknowledge new information expressed by others and, when warranted, modify their own views.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.8.1a: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Come to discussions prepared, having read or researched material under study; explicitly draw on that preparation by referring to evidence on the topic, text, or issue to probe and reflect on ideas under discussion.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.8.1b: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Follow rules for collegial discussions and decision-making, track progress toward specific goals and deadlines, and define individual roles as needed.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.8.1c: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Pose questions that connect the ideas of several speakers and respond to others' questions and comments with relevant evidence, observations, and ideas.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.8.1d: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Acknowledge new information expressed by others, and, when warranted, qualify or justify their own views in light of the evidence presented.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.9-10.1a: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Come to discussions prepared, having read and researched material under study; explicitly draw on that preparation by referring to evidence from texts and other research on the topic or issue to stimulate a thoughtful, well-reasoned exchange of ideas.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.9-10.1b: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Work with peers to set rules for collegial discussions and decision-making (e.g., informal consensus, taking votes on key issues, presentation of alternate views), clear goals and deadlines, and individual roles as needed.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.9-10.1c: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that relate the current discussion to broader themes or larger ideas; actively incorporate others into the discussion; and clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.9-10.1d: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Respond thoughtfully to diverse perspectives, summarize points of agreement and disagreement, and, when warranted, qualify or justify their own views and understanding and make new connections in light of the evidence and reasoning presented.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.1a: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Come to discussions prepared, having read and researched material under study; explicitly draw on that preparation by referring to evidence from texts and other research on the topic or issue to stimulate a thoughtful, well-reasoned exchange of ideas.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.1b: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Work with peers to promote civil, democratic discussions and decision-making, set clear goals and deadlines, and establish individual roles as needed.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.1c: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.3.5: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Create engaging audio recordings of stories or poems that demonstrate fluid reading at an understandable pace; add visual displays when appropriate to emphasize or enhance certain facts or details.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.4.6: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Differentiate between contexts that call for formal English (e.g., presenting ideas) and situations where informal discourse is appropriate (e.g., small-group discussion); use formal English when appropriate to task and situation.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.6.6: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.4.3c: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Differentiate between contexts that call for formal English (e.g., presenting ideas) and situations where informal discourse is appropriate (e.g., small-group discussion).
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