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Do Heroes Have to Wear a Cape?

Young writers choose a person from American history, their community, or their family to use as the subject of a persuasive essay. The process begins with a discussion of the characteristics of a hero, the completion of a prewriting web, and a review of the Six Traits of Writing format. Pupils then draft, revise and polish their essays before submitting them to a writing contest.

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Grade
6th - 9th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
5 days
Instructional Strategy
Choral Response
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