This prompt asks students to use evidence from a text to define a concept and explain its significance in a given context.
- 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:What is solidarity and why is it important for collective action?
Suggested Writing Product: Write an essay that defines solidarity and explains its significance in unions such as the United Farm Workers.
Additional Task Demand: Clarify your explanation with evidence from the text, and discuss relevant examples from your own personal experience.