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25 resources with the keyterm essays

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Oh, I Believe in Yesterday

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Who is Aimee Mann? Read the New York Times article "P.S. I Loved You," included here, and have your readers answer a series of reading comprehension questions. Afterward, encourage your class to brainstorm ways in which they were...
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Paragraph Structure

For Students 6th - 10th
Practice writing paragraphs with this scaffolded worksheet. The "hamburger" model is used on the second page, following some examples and guided practice on the first page. Give beginning writers concrete, tangible support as they embark...
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How to Write an Essay

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Four steps to writing an essay are included in this video: heading, introduction, paragraphs, and conclusion. The steps have tips to writing each section. You can use this video as an introduction to your next essay-writing lesson.
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How To Do an AHAP DBQ

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How is an essay like a hamburger? Detailing the "meaty" parts of a well-written essay, this presentation takes students through the process of using a strong thesis statement to write a thorough and engaging response to a Document Based...
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Production Lessons/ Photo Essays

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders participate in a lesson looking at the concept of a production. They identify the economic resources used in the process of the Apple Smiley Face. The production of the product is recorded and students write an informative...
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Visible Speech: A Short Course in the Fundamentals of Writing

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Introduce your class to various forms of writing. As the title states, this is a short PowerPoint, giving brief, but accurate descriptions of what each type of writing is used for. Pictorial representations are also helpful.
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IELTS Task 1: Example Essay Step by Step

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students write an essay based on an graph, table, or diagram. In this writing lesson, students examine the process of writing a short essay based on the information presented in visual organizer. They examine a chart about water using in...
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Hands on Essays

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders relate the concept of individuality of geometric shapes to the individuality of topic sentences. They write and revise a persuasive argument essay using an established rubric.
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Answering an Essay Style Question

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Writing an essay can seem like a daunting task, but it can be a lot easier when learners are given an outline of expectations. This resource provides a step-by-step explanation of how to answer an essay question. However, the...
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Stereotypes, Profiling and Character Types

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students explore student psychology by completing an essay writing assignment. In this stereotypes lesson, students listen to a lecture based upon the different "types" people in society are classified as. Students define "connectors",...
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Two Trustworthy Texans

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students read essays.  In this character education lesson, students read about two Texans, answer question about them and discuss their contributions.
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Persuasion: Analyzing Persuasive Writing

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine and create persuasive essays. In this writing lesson students engage in activities that allow them to understand how a persuasive essay is constructed so they may compose their own.
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Students' Awareness of Environmental Issues

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students use their journals to record their reactions to various readings. They write one of their required essays on an environmental theme. Students are given a variety of articles on the environment. They discuss the format of a...
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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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Language Arts: Revision and Peer Editing

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners are able to evaluate their peers' essays to determine clarity, completeness, and persuasiveness. They are able to revise their own essays for greater clarity and fluency, adding explanation where needed and cutting extraneous...
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The Abstraction Ladder (Using Examples in Essays)

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students examine and discuss most appropriate format for giving examples in the American discourse style.
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"I Don't Pay Attention to Advertisements? (At least I don't think so?)"

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders study eight persuasive techniques that occur in a variety of media types. They write a persuasive essay and present it to the class. They create a "new product" for which they produce an advertisement using persuasive...
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Seventh Grade Essay Unit

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders write a five paragraph essay and then branch out from there.
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Studying Anchor Papers

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Pupils examine the Florida Writes! Rubric and discuss the basic elements of the scoring system. In small groups, they use the rubric to discuss and score several student essays.
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How Are Boundaries Made, Kept, Broken?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students complete essays reflecting themes in Things Fall Apart. They use Microsoft Word to revise, edit, and complete their essays. They complete their dialectical journals for Things Fall Apart.
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John Lawson's Emigration Impact: Short Essay

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students review John Lawson's writings to discover the impact they had on emigration to America. Using the writings, they analyze the influence of them and review the early settlement of the colonies. They write their own essay sharing...
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Writer's Puzzle

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers work out a teacher created writer's puzzle. They cut and piece the puzzle back together based on the designated paragraphs.
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Descriptive Essay

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils review previously written essays, draw pictures of shapes, and write descriptive essays.
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Introduction to Limits

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders problem solve limit/function value situations. They solve the problems using a graphing calculator, which allows them to see the function's graph, and infer the function value and limit from the graph.