Facilitate a discussion in your middle school class, in which young learners talk about things they feel need to be changed. They examine Bob Dylan's The Time They Are A-Changin' and then write persuasive essays on how the world needs to change. This lesson is a good way to practice persuasive writing techniques, and could be used to practice writing across the curriculum.
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