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Wheaton College Illinois GPA, SAT and ACT Data

Wheaton College Illinois GPA, SAT and ACT Graph Wheaton College Illinois GPA, SAT Scores and ACT Scores for Admission. Data courtesy of Cappex. How Do You Measure Up at Wheaton College? Calculate Your Chances of Getting In with this free tool from Cappex. Discussion of Wheaton's Admissions Standards Wheaton College is a selective Christian liberal arts college in Illinois.
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What Is Lexical Diffusion?

Lexical diffusion, In historical linguistics, is the spread of sound changes through the lexicon of a language. According to R.L. Trask: "Lexical diffusion is phonetically abrupt but lexically gradual…The existence of lexical diffusion had long been suspected, but its reality was only finally demonstrated by Wang [1969] and Chen and Wang [1975]" ( The Dictionary of Historical and Comparative Linguistics , 2000).
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Settlement Patterns - Studying the Evolution of Societies

In the scientific field of archaeology, the term "settlement pattern" refers to the evidence within a given region of the physical remnants of communities and networks. That evidence is used to interpret the way interdependent local groups of people interacted in the past. People have lived and interacted together for a very long time, and settlement patterns have been identified dating back to as long as humans have been on our planet.
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A Sample Lesson Plan for Teaching Geometry Using 'The Greedy Triangle'

This sample lesson plan uses the book "The Greedy Triangle" to teach about the attributes of two-dimensional figures. The plan is designed for second-grade and third-grade students, and it requires a 45-minute period for two days. The only supplies needed are: The book The Greedy Triangle by Marilyn Burns Several sheets of poster paper The objective of this lesson plan is for students to learn that shapes are defined by their attributes-specifically the number of sides and angles they have.
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Voting Rights Background for Students

In any presidential election year, the months before the election afford middle and high school teachers a great opportunity to engage students in the new The College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards (C3s)These new frameworks center on guiding students in activities so that they can see how citizens apply civic virtues and democratic principles and have the opportunity to see actual civic engagement in the democratic process.
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Confederate Pension Records

Civil War pension records offer a rich source of details for anyone researching U.S. Civil War soldiers and their wives. Unlike Union pensions which were issued by the federal government and are held by the National Archives, Confederate pension records were issued by the states in which the veteran lived at the time of his application.
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