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107 resources with the keyterm brainstorming

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Movies in the Making

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Combine visual and performing art in this creative lesson. Young filmmakers first choose a piece of art, along with music that matches the feel of the art, and write dialogue to go with the scene. They research the artist and record...
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Design a Flying Machine

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Wrap up the unit in one final design. Pairs use their knowledge of aviation to design new flying machines and record how their designs take into consideration the forces that act upon airplanes. The pupils determine whether their designs...
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Future Flights: Imagine Your Own Flying Machines!

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
What will flying look like in the future? The 21st instructional activity in a 22-part unit on aviation reviews the major aspects of the instructional activity. Pupils brainstorm ideas of a future flying machine.
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Brainstorm Possible Story Ideas for a Response to a Narrative Prompt

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Batten down the hatches, there's a storm brewing. Young writers learn how to brainstorm ideas for a personal narrative in the second lesson of this writing series. Watch the video and follow along with the instructor as she explains her...
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Gather Evidence to Support a Thesis

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
This video is sure to convince your class of the importance of including strong evidence to support a thesis statement! Young writers learn what type of information is needed to convince a reader, where to attain such information, and...
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Brainstorming

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Do your learners really understand brainstorming? Here’s a presentation that covers the ground rules, procedures, and phases of this thought-provoking design tool.
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Planning an Argument

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Prepare your class for writing an argumentative essay. In order to get ready to write their essays, which will focus on The Giver by Lois Lowry, class members complete a think-pair-share about character decisions. They also list and...
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The Engineering Design Process

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed
Design your own video game, engineer accident-proof highways, or even develop a new phone app! The Engineering Design Model can be used with all ages and in all subject areas to create a product, system or service. The resource explains...
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Marketing to Teens: Introduction

For Teachers 7th - 12th
An introductory lesson shows learners how pervasive and influential advertising is in our culture; particularly, how teenagers are actively targeted by advertisers. As teenagers, your students already have all the information they need...
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Directed and Undirected Free-writing: An Activity in Brainstorming

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Let your writers take a break from formal writing and experiment with undirected freewriting. First they'll discuss the difference between directed and undirected freewriting. Then they'll put their knowledge to work and create some...
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Basic Paragraphs

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Briefly start writers off right with directions on creating effective topic sentences and cohesive paragraphs. Some examples of topic sentences are given so that scholars can decipher their effectiveness. 
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Brainstorming for a Song Essay

For Students 4th - 12th
Use this brainstorming organizer to help writers organize their song ideas. Starting with the name of the song, they will use bubbles to brainstorm various elements of a song from lyrics to meaning.
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The Writing Process

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
The writing process can be daunting for many young learners. This presentation breaks it down into seven manageable steps, including examples that clearly model the process for young writers. Present this resource to your class in the...
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The Writing Process

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Lead your learners through the different stages of the writing process. Show them this presentation as they work through a writing assignment, breaking it up over several days of work. You might also post this on a class website as a...
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Guest Speaker Preparation: A Cooperative Lesson

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Are you planning to have a guest speaker talk to your class? Prepare in advance and help your class transform into an engaged and thoughtful audience. Before the visit, young writers work cooperatively to brainstorm what they want to...
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PALM TREES Technology :Literacy Challenge Project

For Teachers 7th
Do you have a class set PDAs? Seventh graders use the Note Pad function on their PDAs to brainstorm writing prompts. After three minutes of listing their favorite foods, class members use the Note Pad Eraser to reduce their list to the...
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A "Defining Moment" in Editorial Writing

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Steps are given to help novices begin the process of writing. Brainstorming and graphic organizers are used to start everyone off. Links to rubrics and other resources are available.
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Reaction Essay

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Go through the process of writing with your class. Focus on in-class essays and how to form an outline with clear body paragraphs. A sample topic is given with the outline modeled in detail.
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Reading and Writing: The Simpsons

For Teachers 3rd
Mike is a 3rd-grader who dislikes reading and writing. In this case study, the teacher brings a book about "The Simpsons" (Mike's favorite show) for him to write a few responses. The case study has good ideas about eliminating the...
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Select a Topic for an Argumentative Essay

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
How do you choose a topic for an argumentative essay? Support your young writers through this vital first step in crafting an argumentative essay as they construct a list of possible topics, free write, and then work to choose the topic...
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Things: Useful Tools

For Students 2nd - 4th
Make a list of things with your class. You and your class list as many useful tools as you can think of. The purpose of the worksheet isn't clear, however it could be a way to brainstorm nouns.
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Texas in the Mirror

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research their own and others' perceptions about Texas and become familiar with various symbols from other cultures. In this Texas in the Mirror lesson plan, students write a web page with a picture of a Texan symbol. Students...
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Brainstorming

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Leave all critics and censors out of this activity, but include all class members in an introduction to two types of brainstorming. The “Seeds” strategy involves listing seeds for a script that grow from something seen, read, dreamed,...
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Take a Breath, Steal Some Time

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
  Students explore the art of haiku's by listening to, modeling and creating them.  For this haiku poetry lesson, students choose an object to focus their haiku on.  After hearing a brief history of the haiku; students make a list of...