Top 5 Common Core Standards met through engagement with Voice of Witness Curricular Resources

1) Speaking and Listening SL.9-10.1:

Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9-10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

2) Speaking and Listening SL.9-10.5:

Make strategic use of digital media (e.g., textual, graphical, audio, visual, and interactive elements) in presentations to enhance understanding of findings, reasoning, and evidence and to add interest.

3) Reading History RH.9-10.2:

Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of how key events or ideas develop over the course of the text.

4) Reading History RH.9-10.4:

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary describing political, social, or economic aspects of history/social studies.

5) Writing W.9-10.3:

Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.