This lesson includes scaffolded analytical writing tasks that provide examples for teaching Common Core writing.
In this biography, Esther Morris defied odds and with her fierce determination, fought so that women in the state of Wyoming would have the right to vote. Not only did she fight for suffrage, she also applied for and won the position of the City Justice of the Peace. (McGraw-Hill Treasures, 2009)
This lesson was created as part of the Basal Alignment Project, during which teachers created CCSS-aligned lessons for existing literary and information texts in basal readers. All page numbers and unit/week designations found in this lesson relate to the edition of the basal reader named above. If you are using a trade book or different edition of this title, the page/unit/week references in this lesson will not match. Consult the content referenced in the body of the lesson to determine appropriate page numbers for your text.