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Cells - Overview & Introduction Video
Cells - Overview & Introduction
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Who was Frederick Douglass?
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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA Module 4: Reading for Research and Writing an Argument: Insecticides: Costs vs. Benefits

For Teachers 6th Standards
In Module 4, sixth-graders research the question of whether the benefits of DDT outweigh its harmful consequences. Unit 1 challenges investigators to read a novel, informational text, and watch videos to gather evidence about DDT’s uses,...
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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA Module 4: Writing: Position Paper about the Use of DDT

For Teachers 6th Standards
The study of the benefits and harmful effects of using DDT ends in Module 4, with class members drafting, revising, editing, and publishing a research-based position paper in which they use the evidence they have collected to support...
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Basic Spanish Skills

For Students Pre-K - 12th
Audio prompts and self-assessment checklists, help language learners master basic Spanish skills. The 11 lessons in the collection cover common greetings, manners and etiquette, everyday Spanish phrases and terms, transportation and...
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EngageNY Grade 9 ELA: Module 3, Unit 3

For Teachers 9th Standards
Introduce freshmen to the writing process with a unit that shows them how to craft an informative, expository paper that addresses a research question. They learn how to develop a central claim, an engaging introduction, how to avoid...
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W.8.1 - Persuasive Writing: 8th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 8th Standards
Trying to address grade eight's English language arts Common Core writing standard W.8.1—argumentative writing? Browse this collection for lesson plans that will have students writing persuasive essays on a variety of topics, as well as...
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Write an Introduction for an Informational Text

For Students 4th Standards
Start your informational essay off right with a strong introduction, the focus of the sixth of nine videos on using text resources to write an essay. In particular, it discusses how to structure the paragraph around a great hook to make...
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Write an Introductory Paragraph for an Argumentative Essay

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
In an argumentative essay, the introductory paragraph is the primary opportunity to get your readers' attention and tell them why the issue you are discussing is important. Demonstrate to your young writers how to construct an organized...
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The "Write" Stuff: Strategies and Conventions for Imaginative Writing

For Teachers 6th
A comprehensive and immersive series of lessons that examines various aspects of story development leads learners into writing a narrative of their own. Writers develop an understanding of the writing process as they use the learning...
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Lesson Plan 11: Beginnings

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Every good novel needs a solid beginning! Setting the stage can have your budding authors stumped, so use this lesson to get them thinking. After examining the plot rollercoaster image (included) they consider the four places their story...
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Start at the Beginning!

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Okay, your writers are ready to become authors - but how do they begin? This packet uses humor to keep kids entertained as they learn about first sentences. First, they get a brief introduction to the various types of beginnings they...
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Leading into Good Writing

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Discuss the importance of a lead in writing with your upper graders. They examine several examples of leads from literature and practice writing leads for pieces of artwork. They then select a topic from a list and write an introductory...
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Mid-Unit Assessment: Completing My Draft Position Paper

For Teachers 6th Standards
What's the difference? Scholars analyze the similarities and differences between introductory and concluding paragraphs. Then, using a model essay as a guide, they write their draft position papers. 
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Friendship Line Dancing

For Teachers 1st Standards
Develop social awareness with a lesson that challenges scholars to properly communicate with their peers. Standing in two lines, participants practice introducing themselves, asking how their partner is feeling, asks if they want to...
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First Day of School

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
On the first day of school, get to know your class members, and encourage friendship with a poetry lesson plan that uses adjectives. Scholars brainstorm personality traits, draft an "I Am" poem composed of words that describe them, then...
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Comic Strip Stories

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Scholars use their knowledge of plot and sequencing of events to compose a narrative story using a comic strip. To begin, learners look at and listen to a comic strip then write a summary. The class brainstorms ideas for a comic strip...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 2

For Teachers 11th Standards
Scholars read paragraphs one and two of the chapter "Of Our Spiritual Strivings" and search for ideas. Readers analyze how Du Bois introduces an idea and develops it throughout the text. They complete the Idea Tracking Tool and discuss...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 1

For Teachers 11th Standards
When is a word more than just a word? Scholars examine the significance of a word used by W.E.B. Du Bois in "Of Our Spiritual Strivings." Readers carry out a deep discussion of the use of the word problem in the text. After sharing ideas...
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Writing Right

For Teachers 12th Standards
Does your class have the write stuff? Young career seekers try their hand at composing business letters in the second of six career and college readiness lesson plans for seniors. Pupils practice writing cover letters, thank you notes,...
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For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
You never get a second chance to make a first impression. According to the 11th handout in the 24-part Writing the Paper series, that's why writing a strong introduction is so important. The handout offers strategies for crafting...
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Meeting New People

For Students K - 12th
Find out your conversation partner's name, job, place of origin, and current residence with a straightforward Spanish practice guide. Learners click on audio icons to hear the proper pronunciation of ¿Como te llamas? and ¿De donde eres?...
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Introduction Questions

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
What country are you from? What is your favorite food to cook? What is your favorite sport to watch? Pupils practice English and learn more about their classmates with a set of conversational questions.
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Getting to Know Each Other

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
How do you do? Guide learners through the basics of conversational English with an extensive set of discussion questions. Class members ask partners more about themselves, including their favorite hobbies, music, and time of day, as well...
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Opinion: Persuasive Essay Unit Introduction

For Teachers 4th Standards
Everyone has an opinion, but the trick is figuring out how to argue a position with purpose and logic. Guide scholars to answer the question, What is argumentative writing? with activities that include brainstorming ideas, holding a...
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Intro ESL Lesson (Ages 8-14)

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
Introduce language learners to class behavior expectations, and each other, with activities that include greeting and name games, conducting a class survey, and creating a classroom rules poster.