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Teaching DBQ: Columbus Day

DBQ: Columbus Day

Since 1892, when a holiday was first created, Christopher Columbus and his legacy have been honored in the United States in October. In recent years, some cities and states have chosen to change the focus of the holiday and renamed it "Indigenous Peoples Day."

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ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How will you choose to honor the past on October 8th?
STANDARDS:
RH.6 - Author's Purpose, RH.8 - Evaluate Argument, RH.9 - Compare Texts, W.4 - Clear writing

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3,4
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