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126 resources with the keyterm essay

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Famous Quotes

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this famous quotes worksheet, students write about what they think a famous quote means. This particular paper contains a quote by H. G. Wells which questions what we would do if something did not stand in our way. Students write...
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Famous Quotes

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this famous quote worksheet, students read a short quote by Andre Guide. They write about their interpretation of the quote. This particular quote deals with being faithful to yourself. Students write a one-page essay, using...
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Famous Quotes: Shakespeare

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this famous quotes worksheet, students write about their interpretation of a quote from Shakespeare. This quote is, "Nothing will come of nothing. Dare mighty things." Students write a one-page essay, using complete sentences.
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Famous Quotes: Napoleon

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this famous quotes worksheet, students write about their interpretation of a quote from Napoleon. The quote says, "It is not by whining that one carries out the job of a leader." Students write a one-page essay, using complete...
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Famous Quotes: Miguel de Cervantes

For Students 3rd - 6th
For this famous quotes worksheet, students write about their interpretation of a quote by Miguel de Cervantes. This quote says, "Get the better of yourself--this is the best kind of victory." Students write a one-page essay, using...
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Famous Quotes: Xexes

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this famous quotes worksheet, students write about their interpretation of a quote by Xerxes. The quote says, "Only by great risks can great results be achieved." Students write a one-page essay, using complete sentences.
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Famous Quotes: Amelia Earhart

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this famous quotes worksheet, students write about their interpretation of a famous quote by Amelia Earhart. This quote says, "Adventure is worthwhile in itself." Students write a one-page worksheet, using complete sentences.
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Famous Quotes: Henry Ward Beecher

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this famous quotes worksheet, students write about their interpretation of a quote by Henry Ward Beecher. The quote says, "Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anyone else expects of you. Never excuse yourself." ...
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Do Some Research

For Students 3rd - 5th
For this research worksheet, students read the sentence and use the library or Internet to find the answer. The students are also asked to write a short report and draw a picture regarding the topic, the topic is regarding plants,
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SATP Basic Parts of an Informative Essay

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Learners identify the elements of an informative essay. Through a teacher led discussion, students explore the basic parts of a five paragraph essay and , using a hamburger as an analogy, learners label the pieces. They discuss the...
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Fantasy Narrative Writing Lesson Plan CS

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students write narratives based on fantasy. As a class, they discuss the elements of a fantasy story and listen to the teacher's model of a fantasy narrative. After the teacher reveals the expectations of a good essay, students write...
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Organizing Ideas

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students organize facts into categories and list the structure of a five-paragraph essay. They identify the main idea and outline the supporting details. In the class, students discuss how they organized their ideas and begin drafting...
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The Five Paragraph Essay

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate the concept of writing a five paragraph essay. They go through the steps to develop an essay from prewriting to a final draft using a writing prompt of Olauda Equiano. The handout for the assignment has...
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Three Reasons Why I Want To Be...

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the process of writing an expository paper. The purpose of the paper is established in the introduction and the supporting details are sequenced in a logical order. The paper possesses punctuation and grammatical...
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The Grapes of Wrath

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders investigate the historical time of the Great Depression with the viewing of a video called "The Grapes of Wrath". Then they research the time using the internet with various media. Students compare the information found...
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Four Year Plan Essay

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners complete a personal vision, a four year plan essay, meant to stimulate their thinking process. They set a foundation for what they hope to strive for in the next four years to come.
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That Was Then - Persuasive Essay

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Student explain how geographic and cultural settings influence a person's identity. They compare and contrasting Esmeralda Santiago's Puerto Rican self with her American self by participating in a close reading of the text and writing a...
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DEVLOPING NARRATIVES BASED ON JAPAPNESE PRINTS

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine an art object and gain information from it. Students examine how artists provide important information to convey a narrative.
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Posing a Scenario and "Looping" to Provide Focus in a Cause/Effect Essay

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders examine how cause/effect essays must have a focus. Typically they emphasize causes or effects, or be limited to a manageable relationship between a specific cause and effect.
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Role-Playing and Discovery: Literary Analysis

For Students 6th - 7th
Introduce your class to the personal essay with this worksheet. Learners identify the subject of an essay and then record examples from the essay that represent the author's thoughts and feelings regarding the subject. While this...
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A "Sweet" Lesson in Economics

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover how to determine the flavor of a jellybean using different key documents.  In this economics lesson, students discuss Virginia economics and begin an activity in which they will help decide on the what jellybean flavors...
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Wrap it up!

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Sometimes the conclusion of an essay can be the most important part. Whether your writers are ending with a proposition, lesson learned, or persuasive argument, teach them how to "end with a bang" with this helpful PowerPoint! This...
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The Iditarod Race Compared with the Movie, Iron Will

For Teachers 7th
Feel the freezing rush of an Alaskan sled dog race in this reading lesson. Using research about the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, seventh graders compare and contrast the depiction in the movie Iron Will. The lesson lasts for seven days...
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Writing Using a Visual Prompt: Child with A,B,C

For Students K - 1st
As a way to encourage students to write, this short worksheet with a visual of a child saying the A,B,C's could be motivating. Learners write a short essay about their first day of school.