This prompt asks students to use evidence from a text to explore an event, action, or phenomenon and explain its effects on the person or population impacted.
- Review the steps in the handout "Plan for Write to the Source."
- Review the sample task and then fill in the task template fields below the sample task.
- Review the handout "Explanatory Writing Rubric." Adapt as necessary.
Essential Question: How do bias and prejudice result in a denial of rights for certain individuals and groups?
Text Title(s): Read “The Reich Citizenship Law of September 15, 1935."
Suggested Writing Product: Explore the essential question in an essay. Look at the cause of the Nuremberg Laws and then explain the effect on Jews in Germany. Support your explanation with evidence from the text.
Additional Task Demand: Discuss relevant examples from your own experience or community.