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"EngageNY Grade 6 ELA: Module 2A, Unit 1: Analyzing Figurative Language, Word Choice, Structure and Meaning"

For Teachers 6th Standards
Bud Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis is the anchor text of a 12-part module created for sixth graders. Scholars read and examine the literature in the context of figurative language, tone, and meaning. Learners draw conclusions and...
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W.7.2 - Expository Writing: 7th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 7th Standards
Tell it like it is with a collection filled with resources that focus on expository writing skills. Seventh graders work on comparing and contrasting texts, analyzing current events, and structuring their essays in clear and...
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3rd Grade Emergency Sub Plans

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Take advantage of a collection designed to make writing substitute teacher lesson plans a whole lot easier. Here you'll find a third grade, day-long sub plan alongside seven activities covering subjects—math, reading, writing, and word...
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Strategies for Teaching Reading in the Content Areas

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Teaching reading in the content areas presents its own set of challenges and requires its own set of skills. Learning how to preview a text, how to analyze headings and graphics, topics and subtopics, to recognize claims and evidence...
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Find Answers to Research Questions by Skimming Texts

For Students 4th Standards
Fourth-grade writers get the skinny on how to skim texts to find answers in the third of nine videos designed to support research reading and writing. Using a unit on Native Americans as the context, writers complete the second section...
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Annotating a Text

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
If you have a favorite author, you probably recognize his or her style. Conduct a close read of the text, marking it up as they go. Collaborative sharing time and a short summary writing prompt follow the main activity.
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Back to School: Style Analysis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Jump back into expository writing and analysis at the start of a new school year! Start with a review of an authors' stylistic choices in diction, syntax, treatment of subject matter, and figurative language. Writers choose a text to...
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Text Structure: Organizational Patterns

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Explore plot structure by analyzing text samples with writers. They define terms such as problem and solution, cause and effect, and story arc. They also identify the sequences used in modern stories by reading samples and determining...
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Using TED Talks and Non-Print Texts to Address Reading and Speaking and Listening Standards

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Who says that reading has to involve text? Use non-print texts, including videos, TED talks, and podcasts in your classroom to teach skills associated with nonfiction reading, including evaluating claims, finding main ideas, and...
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Teaching "style"

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Upper graders think about an author's style and voice as they create analogous video presentations. They rate ten authors in terms of style from plain to ornate, review the elements of style such as syntax and texture, then create video...
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For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Just like you choose your clothes to ensure they fit the occasion, you should choose your words deliberately while writing. Style, the main topic of one handout in a series on writing skills, involves choosing words carefully and paying...
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The Call of the Wild: Jack London's Writing Style

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Expand your pupils' understanding of the book The Call of the Wild by Jack London by looking at his style and artistic vision. Class members examine the text and find instances of naturalism, eventually discussing a quote by London about...
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Procedural Text: Pop up card instructions

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Build procedural text comprehension skills by having your class follow a set of instructions, first with, then without visual aids. They work through each step to create a pop up card. They also learn a bit about themselves as learners...
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Revising for Organization and Style: Bold Beginnings

For Teachers 4th Standards
Get young writers thinking about how to write a great beginning for their narratives. After examining examples of strong beginnings in literary text, young writers discuss the criteria for a compelling introduction. Then, independently,...
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Citing Sources: APA Style

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
It's more than simply polite to cite the sources used when conducting research—it's a necessity. A handout on APA style outlines how to cite a wide variety of sources, as well as how to format a research paper so it aligns with APA...
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Style, Format, and Genre: Barbie - Curse or Blessing?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Barbie has been an iconic figure in the lives of girls since the 1950s, but her existence has been full of controversy. A lesson plan on style, format, and genre explores that controversy by looking at three texts with different...
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Reading Graphic Text

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Do students really need to be taught how to read cartoons, comic books, and comic strips? Yes. Just as they need to learn how to read other forms of graphic text such as diagrams, photos, timetables, maps, charts, and tables. Young...
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Word: Applying and Modifying Styles

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
What's the best way to control the fonts, formatting, and colors of a Word document? Just use the styles feature! Viewers discover how to apply a style set, modify a style, and create a new style using an informative video. Pupils also...
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Communicative Choices & Linguistic Style

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Start by watching a video entitled Do You Speak American? and respond to discussion questions about the various dialects showcased throughout the video to identify the regional linguistic styles throughout America. As a culminating...
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Word: Text Boxes

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
How do users add text to a specific location on a Word document? Enter text boxes! By watching a helpful video, viewers discover how to create, move, and resize text boxes. Additionally, they learn how to change the shape of text boxes...
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End of Unit Assessment: Making Connections between Song Lyrics and Texts

For Teachers 8th Standards
For the end-of-unit assessment, scholars engage in small group Socratic seminars to connect the lyrics of two songs to texts they read and studied. They discuss how the songs "Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around" and "Lift Every Voice...
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Prose Styles: Tough, Sweet, and Stuffy

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Take a walk on the rhetorical side with this presentation, which discusses three styles of prose: tough (ethos), sweet (pathos), and stuffy (logos). The slide show provides thorough definitions and examples of each style, as well as...
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Revising for Organization and Style: Exciting Endings

For Teachers 4th Standards
Young writers compose a gripping ending to their historical fiction narratives. Following the previous lesson plan, in which learners wrote a bold beginning, class members examine exciting endings from literary text. They then draft...
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MLA Documentation & Style

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Bring your class to the computer lab to learn MLA format. As you progress through the presentation's 28 slides, simply pause for your class to make any necessary adjustments to their personal essay as needed. The last few slides contain...