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22 resources with the keyterm technical writing

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Macbeth News Broadcast

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is an authentic assessment task for Shakespeare's Macbeth. Young literature scholars prepare, perform, and record a news broadcast about the major events in the play. For example, groups may choose to report on the death of Lady...
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Family Recipes

For Teachers 4th - 8th
After interviewing family members, elementary and middle schoolers type up a family recipe using the Smart Notebook template provided. Then they should use the Kidspiration template to write a narrative about their recipe, along with...
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Writing about Routines; ELA/Computer Technology

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders use a blog to communicate with pupils from China. They choose a school routine they wish to write about and discuss it in a group. Next, they write a post for a blog site. Before posting, entries are peer edited and...
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Technical Writing

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze the characteristics of technical writing and identify its differences with creative writing. They write step-by-step instructions for using a mouse trap.
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Note Taking And Skills And Lab Reports

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students perform simple and fun experiments to use the scientific method, take careful notes, and write a lab report. They first make and test a hypothesis about how many drops of water they can fit on the face of a penny and then test...
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To the Extreme

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars choose an extreme sport and write an instructional manual relaying information about it. In this technical writing instructional activity, students view various instruction manuals and discuss elements of technical writing.
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"Can Do!" Reading, Writing, and Understanding the Art of Technical Writing

For Teachers 10th
Technical and informational writing is the most common type of writing that students will encounter. Using this SMART board activity, teach your 10th graders the four different types of technical writing. They can then practice following...
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Narrative Procedure

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learners read procedures and discuss how they follow directions in a procedure. The teacher offers guided discussion on some step-by-step procedures. After discerning the steps, they record them. The final activity involves sequencing...
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Taste Test - Combining Sentences

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Pupils combine sentences to create compound sentences. They write about creating their own soda, then make their own soda, comparing and contrasting it with a national brand. They write a paragraph containing compound sentences.
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Can you Follow Me? Conventions

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Use the present tense to create written assignments. Critical thinkers take a passage written in past or future tense and rewrite it in present tense. They then write a set of instructions in present tense.
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Technical Writing Unit

For Teachers 9th - 12th
If you're looking for a general outline to a technical writing unit, this lesson plan might help you out. It summarizes the lesson objectives, activity, and assessment of a unit on informational writing and business letters, but doesn't...
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The Importance of Graphics In Technical Writing

For Teachers 9th - 12th
After a lecture on the importance of graphic elements in technical writing, class members make their own graphic and detail how it could be used.
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This One Is On Letter Formats and Proofreading

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Class members listen to a lecture on the format of three common business letters and are then shown examples that they must identify. After a second lecture of proofreading marks, pupils are given draft letters to proofread. 
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Part Two Is on Writing Structure

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How do you turn on a computer? How do you assemble a child’s toy? Technical writing has grown in importance in our increasingly complex society, so teaching this skill is essential. After a lecture on content, focus, and purpose in a...
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Create a Cookbook

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Trios write, design, and produce cookbooks. In a truly collaborative project, they choose what content to include, contribute recipes, and decide on formatting. Then, they reformat all recipes to ensure consistent style, publish the...
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Can You Follow Me? Writing Instructions

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars write directions for completing everyday activities.  In this writing instructions lesson students exchange their set of written directions with a partner and follow their partners directions.  If the directions are...
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Blueprint Writing

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders write a narrative composition about funny incidents in their home lives. In this narrative writing lesson, 8th graders define what a blueprint is and draw one for their home. Students write about events that happened in...
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Technical Writing

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss technical writing and its importance in the work place and review the definition of technical writing They evaluate technical writing examples and look for characteristics of effective technical writing. They conduct a...
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IELTS - Academic Module - Reading

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students are given an obscure topic and told to generate six related questions they think a reader might be interested in knowing. They switch papers and answer each other's questions as 'fraud' experts in their best technical writing...
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Technical Writing / Siddhartha

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders are introduced to and produce several types of technical writing. They watch a crime video and write a police report, explore websites and draft summary sentences, write a personal vision quest based on "Siddhartha" and...
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Technical Writing - The Hobbit

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars explore The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien. In this literature lesson, students review technical writing. Young scholars read The Hobbit and write down the steps that take place in the book in a list.
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Enhancing Writing Through Technology

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students participate in a class survey of their favorite activity to do in the snow and organize the results in a graph. They write a paragraph about the graph using language from a class-developed word web and include both an opening...