The winning story of an underdog is very inspiring, but can be despised by some. In this writing prompt, students are reminded of how our country was considered the underdog in the War of 1812.

Learning Objectives

  • () Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas, concepts, and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.
  • () Develop the topic with well-chosen, relevant, and sufficient facts, extended definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples appropriate to the audience’s knowledge of the topic.


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