B1 World War II and Its Aftermath UA Essay

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Unit: World War II and Its Aftermath
This Unit Activity will help you meet these educational goals:
Inquiry Skills—You will develop questions and plan investigations, evaluate change and continuity over time, develop credible explanations of historical events and developments based on reasoned interpretation of evidence, gather evidence, evaluate and use evidence, develop explanations and make persuasive arguments in support of your conclusions, and communicate your conclusions.
21st Century Skills—You will employ online tools for research and analysis, apply creativity and innovation, use critical thinking and problem solving skills, communicate effectively, and assess and validate information.

Introduction
In this Unit Activity,
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Process
1. Gather sources. Before writing your script, review the sources in the Resources section below. Then gather at least two additional sources to support the views you present in your script. For each source, consider the following questions:
Who authored the document?
What is the purpose of the document?
When was the document written?
How will this document help your script?

2. Read and evaluate sources. Next, examine each source and think about how you will use it to support the content of your script. Be an active researcher by asking the following questions about each source you reference:
What is the credibility of the source?
Is there any noticeable bias?
How does the argument differ from others you have read?
What is the value of the source to the topic you are investigating?

3. Write your script. Reference the sources that support your argument. The script may use the actual content of the source or it may be in narrative format. In either case, the source documents should be cited and referenced.
To avoid plagiarism, make sure to cite your sources properly with in-text citations as well as a works-cited page.
When you finish, reread the essay to check for all of the points above, and then proofread it to be sure your work does not contain errors in grammar or spelling.

4. Record your script (optional step). The video or audio

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