Museum Text Messaging
Students pretend they are in a museum and are to explain a painting to a friend using text messaging. They identify the correct painting based on the message. They answer questions to complete the lesson.
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Active and Passive Voice: Finding Examples Online
Incorporate technological fluency with a search for examples of active and passive voice in online resources. Discuss how use of active or passive voice influences mood or tone and contributes to author's purpose. List of...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
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8th English Language Arts
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9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts