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Writing to Explain: Creating How-To Scripts and Demonstrations
6th - 12th
New ReviewExcuse me, can you give me directions? Scholars examine and practice technical writing to increase their ability to write directions. They participate in discussion, watch videos, and complete an assignment to create their own directions.
Technical Writing: Real-World Writing in the 21st Century
6th - 12th
New ReviewWondering 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....
W.11-12.1 Persuasive Writing: 11-12th Grade ELA Common Core
11th - 12th
Desmond Tutu advises, "Don't raise your voice, improve your argument." Resources that enable writers to improve their arguments can be found in this collection of unit plans, lessons, worksheets, and videos. Take a look at the attached notes for each resource to find the aligned Common Core Standards addressed by the resource.
Diasporas: The Great Geographic Dislocations of History
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewThe current population distribution throughout the world is largely based on geopolitical events that have forced groups of people to leave their homes forever. High schoolers learn more about the diasporas scattered around the world as...
Lessons from The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewAs part of a study of Sean Covey, the author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens learners write autobiographical e-mails, hold discussions, create a collage, and compose a personal mission statement. Pupils then have a chance to...
Kentuckians in the Civil War Era: Constructed Response Essay
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What part did Kentucky play in the Civil War? A constructed response essay assignment tests to ensure scholars understand the concepts and the arguments for the causes of the Civil War. Learners must read a primary source quote and then...
Game On: Constitution Activities for Elementary through High School
K - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Who would've guessed that a document written over 200 years ago would still have a lot to teach us today? A set of folder games incorporates parts of a newspaper to teach about the Constitution and how it still applies to life today. The...
Using the Newspaper to Teach the Five Freedoms of the First Amendment
K - 12th CCSS: Designed
Of all the amendments found in The Bill of Rights, the First Amendment contains some of the most important freedoms for American citizens. A unit plan on the First Amendment features interactive lesson plans designed to teach about those...
Building Evidence-Based Arguments: "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you."
12th CCSS: Designed
Do we have a civic duty to help people who are less fortunate? A thought-provoking resource challenges learners to think about topics such as relative and abject poverty, social responsibility, and charity versus philanthropy. After...
Building Evidence-Based Arguments: "Cuplae poena par esto: Let the punishment fit the crime."
11th CCSS: Designed
Should a criminal's punishment match the crime? An argumentative writing plan explores this question as class members investigate a variety of mixed-medium sources by experts in the field, form evidence-based claims, and support them...
Researching to Deepen Understanding Grades: Design and Food
11th - 12th CCSS: Designed
How could Beethoven compose such beautiful symphonies if he was deaf? Why do bees pollinate some flowers and skip the others? Teach high schoolers how to research a topic of interest to deepen their knowledge and gain new understanding....
Argumentative Writing for 6-12 Social Social Studies
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Help your learners create coherent claims, evidence, reasoning, and counterarguments. A PowerPoint presentation teaches them about the CER model and its role in their own writing. Pre- and post- surveys prompt pupils to identify their...