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Let's Write! Day 2

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Amelia Merwin

on 9 February 2015

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Transcript of Let's Write! Day 2

Let's Write! Day 2
Do Now - Monday, February 9, 2015
QUOTE: "The next morning, if there were many [bodies] in the trench, they covered them over with dirt. " - Source A, Burial of Plague Victims
Complete this part of your first body paragraph (PAGE 10).
*May be about political, social, or economic effects*
10 minutes
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OBSERVATION:
a remark, statement, or comment based on something one has seen, heard, or noticed --
something that a source tells us directly.
SAMPLE CLAIM:

The Black Death transformed Europe the most.
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Are the followings statements OBSERVATIONS or INFERENCES about the quote?
1. During the Black Death, they used to bury bodies in trenches.
2. During the Black Death, there were not enough normal graves to bury bodies in.
3. During the Black Plague, people died every day.
INFERENCE:

a conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reasoning --
something that is not directly stated in a source.
1. During the Black Death, they used to bury bodies in trenches.
2. During the Black Death, there were not enough normal graves to bury bodies in.
3. During the Black Plague, people died every day.
QUOTE: "The next morning, if there were many [bodies] in the trench, they covered them over with dirt. " - Source A, Burial of Plague Victims
INFERENCE:

a conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reasoning --
something that is not directly stated in a source.
2. During the Black Death, there were not enough normal graves to bury bodies in.
3. During the Black Plague, people died every day.
DIRECTIONS: Write a "So What?!" statement that explains how ONE of the two inferences supports the claim.
1) Did they choose ONE idea for their topic sentence? (politically, socially or economically?)

2) Is their
inference
really an inference or is it an
observation?

3) Does their "So What?!" statement help support
their topic sentence?

4) Is their argument convincing?
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This shows how the Black Death transformed Europe because....
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