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Postcards From the American West
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Here’s a great teacher resource - thirty-five writing prompts designed for high school writers. Categories include cause and effect, definition, expository/informative, persuasive, how to, descriptive, narrative, biographical narrative,...
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Exploring Arizona's Biotic Communities Lesson 1: Mapping Biotic Communities
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6th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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The American War for Independence
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