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Writing: Essay Introductions and Conclusions

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Middle schoolers use writing techniques worksheets to help them identify the components of the introductory, body, and concluding paragraphs of an essay. After this guided practice, they craft their own concluding paragraphs and exchange...
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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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Six-Trait Writing Lesson Plan: Organization

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Having a firm grasp on organization can help young authors write with purpose. Using this resource, they list the components of a narrative which include an introduction, body, and strong conclusion. They discuss how to implement these...
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Writing an Introduction

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students identify the elements of a good essay. For this english lesson, students examine their own writing and evaluate if they have a good introduction. They analyze what makes magazines, newspapers and journals intro strong and...
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Greetings and Introductions

For Teachers K - 4th
Students recite common forms of courtesy, greetings and leave takings appropriate to the time of day. They practice identiying the differences in forms of address for age and rank. Pupils are each given a copy of the "Greetings and...
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Getting hooked: Introduction for a narrative

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students read books and use writing prompts to come up with creative introductions to their writings. In this introduction lesson plan, students learn how to "hook" the reader with a creative introduction to a narrative.
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Grab a Story and Go!

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Multiple heads are better than one! Learners pair up to write short stories that have three solid paragraphs: the introduction, body, and conclusion. To keep all learners on track, the teacher times each segment. Consider including time...
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How to Write A+ Essays!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
This lesson, which promises to improve the essays of your middle schoolers, contains a list of characteristics an essay should include. It breaks it down into the introduction, thesis statement, body, etc. There's also a list of things...
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Introduction to Historical Thinking

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Christopher Columbus: hero or villain? Prepare class members for the debate with activities that asks them to think critically about how history is reported.
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What's in a Picture? An Introduction to Subject in the Visual Art

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners discuss the subject and meaning of examples of visual art. They analyze various paintings found on the Metropolitan Museum of Art website, answer discussion questions, complete online interactive activities, and write an essay.
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The Set-Up: Creating Dramatic Introductions

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders participate in a writing and theater lesson. In this writing and theater lesson, 3rd graders work from a prompt to make an introductory tableau with dialogues that tells a main characters, actions, feelings, and the setting...
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Writing Expository Introductions and Conclusions

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students write introductions and conclusions for an expository writing piece.
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Introductions and Conclusions

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore the techniques for writing an effective introduction and concluding paragraph in their academic essay. They create an outline of where they plan to take the reader and explore the methods for creating an...
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Writing a Good Paper

For Teachers 7th - 10th
What makes a paper go from good to great? Middle schoolers fill in a skeleton of what makes a well-written paper by completing an introduction, thesis, body and conclusion.
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Introduction To Religion in American Society And Government

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders study the centrality of religion in the lives of many Americans and the ways in which religious beliefs shape political and social views of many citizens. They determine that in a nation of some 3,000 religious groups, we...
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The Introduction and Diffusion of Household Technology

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed
Young scholars conduct research and develop a matrix demonstrating the introduction and spread of common household items from 1900 to 2000 in the U.S. They conduct Internet research, watch and discuss a video, and develop the matrix.
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An Introduction to the Night Sky and Movement Astronomy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Basically, this is an interactive exploration of educational astronomy software and an app. Young astronomers discover how the apparent motion of the sky relates to Earth's movements and the position of the observer. It is out of this...
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Chocolate Taste-Testing: Introduction to Loco for Cocoa

For Teachers 1st - 8th Standards
Is the price of chocolate a good indicator of taste? Your learners will approach this question through experimentation and analysis, and will then delve into the rich history and complexity of cacao and chocolate.
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A Trait Accompli: An Introduction to Mendelian Genetics

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Young scientists learn the laws of genetics through data collection and research. They use discussions and online resources to develop an understanding of the related vocabulary.
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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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Introduction to Primary Sources

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Learners explore the usage of primary sources, what they are and how they originate. Artifacts are compared and contrasted as part of this historical inquiry as questions are formulated and conclusions drawn.
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"Finding Your Sweet Tooth"--An Introduction to the Dichotomous Key

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders classify candy according to observable characteristics. They use a dichotomous key to identify their bag of "treats." Thus, describe how dichotomous keys help to the identifying of organisms. Design a self-generated...
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Introduction to Canada

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Ninth graders investigate the country of Canada by examining their media in this geography lesson. They use the Internet to research Canadian newspapers and analyze a topic covered by both US and Canadian media sources. After comparing...
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Writing a High-Quality 5 Sentence Paragraph

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Research a musician and write about him or her in this engaging activity, which guides young writers through the steps of the writing process. After filling out a brainstorming graphic organizer, writers discuss their ideas with a...

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