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39 resources with the concept technical writing

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TeachEngineering: Digital Mapping and Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
A multidisciplinary unit has young engineers explore Geographic Information Systems (GIS), an essential tool in planning any engineering projects. The lessons and activities in Part 1 of the unit look at GIS in general. Part 2 focuses on...
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Crash Course: Business Soft Skills

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
A series of 17 videos teach future entrepreneurs about the soft skills they need to succeed in business. Viewers learn the importance of developing trust, the secrets of business writing, how to speak with confidence, how to craft a...
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EngageNY Grade 7 ELA: Module 4b, Unit 1: Building Background Knowledge: Management and Sustainability of Water

For Teachers 7th Standards
Water may be everywhere but there is less of it to drink. The 10 resources in the Module 4b, unit 1 collection focus on fresh water management and water sustainability. Seventh graders continue to develop their reading and research...
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Career Connections | Technical Writer

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
New ReviewTechnical writers create those manuals that permit users to set up, operate, and repair all sorts of equipment. And as a bonus, they are often the first to have a go at leading-edge technology. It's all about validation and verification.
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Analyzing Text Structure: “Water Is Life” Paragraphs

For Teachers 7th Standards
Water, water everywhere. Readers revisit paragraphs six through nine in the article "Water is Life" to answer text-dependent questions. They then pair up to reread the article focusing on its structure and record their thoughts on...
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Iranian Constitutional Revolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What makes a good primary source? The assessment tests pupils' knowledge of how to use primary sources with written responses. Designed for high school social studies, it requires scholars to read and analyze a text excerpt concerning...
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The Secret to Business Writing: Crash Course Business - Soft Skills #3

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
With the constant flow of communication in the business world, how do professionals get their point across? Scholars learn about effective communication skills and explore how to properly compose emails, memos, and reports, and learn how...
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Calculations Aren't Enough!

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Unlike mathematics, statistics comes with a context. The author reminds teachers that data analysis involves using the context to make sense of the numbers. The article stresses good communication skills by highlighting the scoring...
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Teaching Students How to Write AP Statistics Exam Responses

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
But this is math—we don't need to know how to write! The article makes a point that class members in AP® Statistics should be comfortable writing as the exams require it. Individuals quickly realize that quality writing is crucial to a...
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Sentence Structure of Technical Writing

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Most teachers and scholars look for a way to simplify information. Informational how-to slides simplify the process of technical writing into a step-by-step process. Learners gather information on what to do, as well as what to avoid....
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Writing That Works

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Looking for guides to help make teaching writing easier? Then this book is worth reading! Writing That Works is a complete guide for teaching technical writing. The guide begins with the what and why of technical writing and ends with...
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Technical Writing

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Hate having to look in multiple sources to find information?Technical Writing contains all information in one book! The book covers everything from defining technical writing, giving examples of technical writing, and tips for creating...
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Technical Writing: Real-World Writing in the 21st Century

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Wondering how to respond to the age-old question when will I ever use this? The answer is very simple when discussing technical writing. Teachers and administrators gain an understanding of using technical writing in the classroom....
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Civil War Newspaper

For Teachers 8th Standards
One photograph can represent so much more than the images on the film. Eighth graders select a photograph from the Civil War era and conduct additional research based on the subject matter from the picture. Once they complete the...
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Get the Word Out at McDonald's!

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
To get the word out that the Great Pacific garbage patch (GPGP) contains millions of pounds of non-biodegrading plastics, individuals research the GPGP and write an article for a newsletter. Researchers present their facts in a way that...
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Assembly Required and the Design Process Too!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
An engineering design lesson plan contains connected activities as a capstone engineering project. The activities revolve around the principle of improving an existing object and designing the manufacturing process in order to do so. The...
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Science and Engineering Conference

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Young scientists present their experimental designs from the previous experiment. The ninth activity in the series outlines what learners should present, what class discussions should happen, and the solution NASA came up with for the...
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Macbeth News Broadcast

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is an authentic assessment task for Shakespeare's Macbeth. Young literature scholars prepare, perform, and record a news broadcast about the major events in the play. For example, groups may choose to report on the death of Lady...
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Family Recipes

For Teachers 4th - 8th
After interviewing family members, elementary and middle schoolers type up a family recipe using the Smart Notebook template provided. Then they should use the Kidspiration template to write a narrative about their recipe, along with...
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Writing about Routines; ELA/Computer Technology

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders use a blog to communicate with pupils from China. They choose a school routine they wish to write about and discuss it in a group. Next, they write a post for a blog site. Before posting, entries are peer edited and...
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Technical Writing

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze the characteristics of technical writing and identify its differences with creative writing. They write step-by-step instructions for using a mouse trap.
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Note Taking And Skills And Lab Reports

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students perform simple and fun experiments to use the scientific method, take careful notes, and write a lab report. They first make and test a hypothesis about how many drops of water they can fit on the face of a penny and then test...
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To the Extreme

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars choose an extreme sport and write an instructional manual relaying information about it. In this technical writing instructional activity, students view various instruction manuals and discuss elements of technical writing.
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"Can Do!" Reading, Writing, and Understanding the Art of Technical Writing

For Teachers 10th
Technical and informational writing is the most common type of writing that students will encounter. Using this SMART board activity, teach your 10th graders the four different types of technical writing. They can then practice following...