ZOOM Lesson Plan
Seventh graders choose samples of their own writing that they think need more detail. They ask themselves questions that may lead to increased detail and then change and improve their original works adding more enhanced description.
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Newspapers in Education
Take young writers on an journey through the pages of a newspaper with this language arts lesson series on journalism. Covering the topics of news reporting, opinion writing, photojournalism, advertising, and much more, this resource...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Newspapers in the Digital Age: Social Studies Lesson Plan
The digital era has had a remarkable impact on all forms of communication, including news media, and it's important for high schoolers to consider these changes. With this resource, journalism, US history, or sociology classes can learn...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Comparing and Contrasting Texts
The way an author feels about his or her subject matter is reflected in the writing—and can differ greatly from other accounts. Two sets of articles about the Apollo moon landing, Amelia Earhart, Helen Keller, and Spiderman are sure to...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
A Night in Lights: Special Lesson Plan
A good way to become a good writer is to read what you plan to write. Learners take the leap into writing a personal narrative after first reading a really good example. They read the story A Night in Lights, discussing the author's use...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Debate Games and Activities Guide
A must-have resource for classes that engage in debate, this packet contains 20 detailed plans for debate games and activities. Everything from how to select evidence to support a position, to structuring a debate on which candy bar is...
6th - 12th English Language Arts