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126 resources with the keyterm essay

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Do Some Research: Redwood Trees

For Students 3rd - 5th
Designed to provide learners with a quick research opportunity, this learning exercise focuses on the topic of Redwood trees, common to California. Learners are supposed to find the answer, write a short paragraph detailing their answer,...
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Do Some Research: Agriculture

For Students 3rd - 5th
Designed to provide learners with a quick research opportunity, this worksheet provides the following prompt, "Corn does not grow well in the           ." Learners are supposed to find the answer, write a short paragraph detailing their...
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Do Some Research: The Colorado River

For Students 3rd - 5th
Designed to provide learners with a quick research opportunity, this worksheet provides the following prompt, "The            River is located in southwestern United States. This river helped carve the Grand Canyon." Learners are...
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Do Some Research: Rivers

For Students 3rd - 5th
Designed to provide learners with a quick research opportunity, this worksheet provides the following prompt, "The           River flows from Montana and at St. Louis, joins the Mississippi River." Learners are supposed to find the...
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Personal/Social Development: Preparing for Scholarships

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Prepare your class for applying to scholarships with this lesson. Although very bare-bones, this plan provides a writing prompt for learners that will surely get them thinking about how to present themselves to the outside world. The...
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Writing Using a Visual Prompt: Wishes

For Students K - 1st
A visual prompt can be a good way to get students' writing juices flowing. Learners can use this picture of a boy with a ball to inspire them when writing about wishes.
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Writing Using a Visual Prompt: Snowman and Girl

For Students K - 1st
Learners can use this simple worksheet as a guide when writing a short essay. This activity, which features a little girl with a snowman, could be used to spur students to use their imagination to write a paragraph.
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Minnesota-China Connections: Writing Prompts

For Teachers K - 12th
Pupils write a short essay in response to a writing prompt related to a theme or issue raised within the Minnesota-China Connection Web site.
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Expository Writing: The Five Paragraph Essay Lesson Plan 1 (of 2)

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students identify the structure of a five paragraph essay. They use organizational strategies such as graphic organizers for writing. In addition, they read and analyze writing using highlighters.
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Triangle Trade Route

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders research documents they are given on the Triangular Trade Route and write essays about the components of the route. In this Triangular Trade Route lesson plan, 5th graders are given a choice of 6 documents.
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Inventors and Scientists

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students research a scientific breakthrough. In this science lesson, students write an essay on a technology that has changed the world.
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Learning About Hurricanes

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students write an outline of facts about hurricanes to include in an essay.  In this research essay instructional activity, students use science books and research hurricanes to gather the information for their essay.
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What Does Christmas Mean To Me?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students write an essay about Christmas. In this holiday lesson, students write about what Christmas means to them. They include some ways that they have given to others during the season and proofread their own work. 
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Long Term Temperature Changes Essay

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students interview Elders in their community about how temperature changes have affected their lives. In this temperature change lesson plan, students interview the Elders about the societal and environmental changes that have occurred...
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Spanish Conquistador Hernando Cortez

For Students 5th - 8th
In this essay worksheet, students research why the Spanish Conquistador Hernando Cortez invaded the Aztec Indian lands. Students research this question and the effects it had on the invasion of the Aztec people and write an essay about it.
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Expository Essay on Triangles

For Students 7th - 8th
In this expository essay worksheet, students examine an outline and write an essay to the prescribed elements. They explain the basic characteristics of triangles and the types of triangles. Lined paper is provided for the writing of the...
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Famous Quotes: Hesburg

For Students 4th - 7th
In this famous quotes worksheet, students write an essay about a famous quote by Father Theodore Hesburg. They write about how leadership means having a vision. Students write a one-page essay, using complete sentences.
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Famous Quotes

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this famous quotes learning exercise, learners read a famous quote and then write about the meaning of the quote. This one-page learning exercise contains a quote by John concerning happiness and security. Students write a one-page...
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Do Some Research

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this research worksheet, learners 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 fungi.
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Do Some Research

For Students 3rd - 5th
In 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 fungi.
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Narrative Essay

For Students 7th
In this writing worksheet, students write a narrative essay about a time in their life where they felt unprepared for an assignment or test.
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How Do I Write an Essay?: Understanding Parts of an Essay

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils explore how to write an essay. They discuss the parts of the essay and how the essay is organized. Students discuss various examples of essays. Pupils play the Essay Matching game and they organize and compose their own 5...
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Structure and Support

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders read copies of The Declaration of Independence, United States constitution, and the Bill of Rights. They write an opinion about the document they feel is most important in the history of the united states. This is their...
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Easy Essays Step 3

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders, in groups, explore how to write essays and use rubrics for revision.