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54 resources with the keyterm ccss.ela-literacy.w.11-12.1

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Character Analysis and The Crucible

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Readers of The Crucible use a SATDO chart to collect evidence they will use to craft interpretive statements and an analysis of one of Miller’s characters. Background information on the play and about Miller, links to handouts,...
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Family Life

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What is family? Challenge your scholars to write an encompassing definition of what this word means to them. After reading "It May Be a Family Matter, But Just Try to Define Family," class members discuss the emotional issues surrounding...
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Phase Changes of Water

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A micro-unit on the phase changes of water includes three laboratory activities. Junior scientists compare the densities of ice and water, and then they do the same for cold and warm water. They examine freezing and boiling temperatures....
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Alia's Mission

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Have your class discuss the problems faced by those in war-torn nations using this resource about a librarian in Iraq. After reading Alia's Mission: Saving the Books of Iraq, learners answer cause and effect questions, summarize the...
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Diving into Iceland's Genetic Pool

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Investigate ethical issues surrounding the Decode project in Iceland. Middle and high schoolers take the positions of the Icelandic government, scientific researchers, and citizens and defend or refute the Decode project in a Reykjavik...
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Expressing Your Views to the Letter

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Analyze the motivation, purpose, and value of letters to the editor by examining letters written in response to the violence at Columbine High School. For homework, middle and high schoolers write their own letters to the editor about an...
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Rave Reviews

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A fun lesson that utilizes toys and persuasion! After reading the article, which was written in 2005, pull some advertisements for toys currently being sold. These will be more relevant to your middle and high schoolers. What toy is a...
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Persuasive Speech in Julius Caesar

For Teachers 9th - 12th
After reading Julius Caesar 1.2 and 1.3, break your class into pairs for this role-play. Each pair will receive one of four prompts (or more, if you create additional examples), in which one person tries to persuade the other to do...
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Introducing Jane Eyre

For Teachers 8th - 12th
"How can a magazine reflect a particular time and culture?" Using this prompt, your class explores the Victorian Era as it relates to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre. They can also play the "Victorian Women's Rights" game for the year 1840...
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Don't Let the Earth Down

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Writing a persuasive argument starts with a clear thesis. Using this resource, your class will write a persuasive paper on a conservation issue. They will then transform their argument into a 30-second public service announcement. If...
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One Minute in Time Poems

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Focus on the writing traits of idea development and word choice in this Six-Trait lesson. Young learners examine the figurative language in "10:15 on Saturday Night” by the Cure, and write their own free verse poetry inspired by the...
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The Paragraph

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Review the components of a well-written paragraph with your class. Be sure your writers include a topic sentence supported with main ideas and followed by a conclusion. Unity, coherence, and transition words are emphasized. Experiment...
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Writing Effective Thesis Statements and Introductory Paragraphs for Research Papers

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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Process Paragraphs

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Review the characteristics of a great process paragraph! Display the need for unity, transitions, and parts of a paragraph with the models included in this PowerPoint. After a first run through (with a model), use a student example to...
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Formal versus Informal Language

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Engage in an activity that focuses on the concepts of formal and informal language use. Middle and high schoolers compare and contrast each style by using a Venn diagram that includes some examples. They read and hear a passage of lyrics...
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Persuasive Essay Writing: The Real Story

For Teachers 8th - 12th
How can you get others to agree with your point of view? This packet focuses on employing persuasive strategies and how to write descriptively. There's a writing sample provided, and a great graphic organizer. Use these tools to help...
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The TASP 5 Paragraph "Persuasive" Essay

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Though this presentation is designed for the Texas Academic Skills Program's (TASP) writing assessment, it could work for any class that is preparing to write a five-paragraph persuasive essay. Slides take intermediate writers through...
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Refugees at Center Stage

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What is an advocate? Help high schoolers understand the issues forcing refugees to leave their home country. After gaining some information on the subject, high schoolers create a dynamic presentation and persuasive essay encouraging...
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Propaganda

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How does word choice affect the reading of a text? Compare two headlines that were written about the same event. Is one biased? Discuss how word choice often reveals the author's feelings about a topic. Then look at different techniques...
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Would you really buy that? Persuasive techniques in advertising

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Discover what persuasive techniques are commonly used in advertisements to convince consumers to buy their products. After discussing and analyzing the ads as a class, small groups label their own print advertisement with post-it notes....
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Active and Passive Voices

For Teachers 7th - 12th
When a sentence changes from the active to the passive voice, more than just the subject and object are re-ordered. Look through these slides with your class to see what else happens to a sentence. Plenty of examples are given with a few...
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Persuasive Writing Outline

For Students 7th - 11th
Writers can fill out this handy outline template to plan a persuasive essay. It has spaces to map out an effective introduction, three arguments (with supporting details), a counter argument for anticipating objections, and a conclusion....
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Unlocking the Secrets of a Persuasive Essay

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Full of tips about structure, audience, and evidence in a persuasive essay, this presentation would be a great way to start a writing unit in your class. One slide advises young writers to make up quotes and statistics in their essays....
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Convey Ideas in Writing

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Use the platforms of the 2004 presidential candidates to bring persuasive writing to your class. Young voters identify the three issues most important to them in the election and research the issues and candidates' positions. They write...