We found 61 resources with the keyterm ccss.ela-literacy.w.11-12.1
Check It Out: Verifying Information and Sources in News Coverage
7th - 12th
If it’s in the news it must be true, right? Prompted by a New York Times article, class members consider the importance of accuracy in reporting and validating sources. The detailed plan includes warm-up exercises, discussion questions,...
"A Modest Proposal": Distinguishing Shades of Meaning When Writing an Argumentative Essay
11th - 12th
To smoke or not to smoke in public places? Swift's "A Modest Proposal" launches an exploration of how to formulate a stance, develop cogent rationale, and adopt an appropriate tone for a presentation on contemporary issues of social...
Writing Effective Thesis Statements and Introductory Paragraphs for Research Papers
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
After reading on the topic of their paper, high schoolers work in pairs to assess how to write powerful, precise thesis statements. The introduction contains three statements: a universal statement, a bridge statement, and a thesis...