# Determining Audience Teacher Resources

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#### Lesson Skill: Determining Audience and Purpose

For Teachers 9th - 12th
“. . . the car looked as it had caught some terrible disease.” Pairs read and then illustrate a passage from either “The Year I Drove through the Car Wash” or “Riding Is an Exercise of the Mind” in preparation for a discussion of...
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Media Smarts

#### The Newspaper Front Page

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Hot off the presses! A perfect instructional activity idea for a journalism class or even a language arts class looking to incorporate some informational texts. Young writers analyze the front pages of various newspapers to determine the...
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#### Writing For Different Audiences

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Evaluate the use of vocabulary in written paragraphs to make the determination of its appropriateness for a particular audience. As a class, seventh graders develop a fictional team and write three paragraphs to different audiences based...
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Edmond Public Schools

#### SOAPSTone

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Break an article down with a SOAPSTone chart. Class members determine the speaker, occasion, audience, purpose, subject, and tone. The chart includes a question for each of these elements, provides some clarifying text for each, and...
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#### Determination of Plasticizer in PVC

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Students isolate and determine the amount of plasticizer in polyvinyl chloride. They use Infrared Spectroscopy (IR) or Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) and gravimetric techniques in this experiment.
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#### #17 Determining the Accuracy of Selected Laboratory Glassware

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students calculate the volume of a specific mass of water placed in selected pieces of common laboratory glassware, using the density formula. They then determine the accuracy of the volumetric measurement for selected pieces of...
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Media Smarts

#### Media Awareness Network: Hate or Debate?

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Discuss the difference between legitimate debate on a political issue and arguments that are based on hate through a science-fiction scenario that shows how a controversial issue can be discussed in both ways. Then learn how purveyors of...
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#### Audience Analysis Worksheet

For Students 9th - 11th
In this audience analysis worksheet, students evaluate the appropriateness of their speech to a particular audience.  Students will determine what adaptations would be necessary for the speech to be successful under various circumstances.
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Literacy Design Collaborative

#### The Art of Persuasion: How Rhetorical Devices Influence Audiences

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Scholars analyze a variety of text to identify the development of claims and persuasive techniques writers use. In each text, pupils determine the argument and the persuasive techniques and complete a task introduction worksheet. The...
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#### Using Blood-Typing to Determine Causes of Death in Surgery Patients

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this simulation activity, young biologists examine blood types to determine whether the death rate in a hospital was caused because of incorrect identification of patient blood types. You will need obtain and follow the procedures of...
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#### Reputation

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What's the key to maintaining a good reputation? Keep your friends close—and your secrets even closer! Social scholars score a deeper understanding of sharing during a lesson from a privacy and reputation module. Participants consider...
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#### Prewriting

For Teachers 7th - 8th
As a class, 7th graders observe examples of brainstorming and then complete brainstorming worksheets themselves. They compose and describe planning strategies. Prior to writing an essay, they identify the purpose and the audience.
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#### Determining Cutting Site Locations

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore DNA restriction mapping. They cut pieces of paper into lengths representing those produced when specific enzymes are used to cut a strand of DNA.
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Shodor Education Foundation

#### Racing Game with One Die

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Pupils roll a die to figure out which car advances on a race track. They determine the rules for each car moving forward and, given the statistics of the winner, compare if it matches their predictions.
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Computer Science Unplugged

#### Conversations with Computers—The Turing Test

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Will the real computer please stand up? The premise of this activity is for the class to ask questions to a human and to a computer and to determine which is which. The class asks a given set of questions, and the person playing the role...
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Shodor Education Foundation

#### Recursion

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Perform the operation ... and then do it again. Scholars investigate recursive formulas by creating and graphing them. Using the interactive, pupils set the variable, determine the initial value, and type in a recursive formula.The...
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Shodor Education Foundation

#### Possible or Not?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What does the graph mean? Pupils view 10 graphs and determine whether they are possible based on their contexts. The contexts are distance versus time and profit versus time.
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#### Watch What You Say!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Explore how to use appropriate language for a variety of real-world settings. Here, middle schoolers determine the audience for various types of magazines, and identify words that are appropriate for various friends and family members....
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#### Editorial Writing

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Use your class's knowledge of pollution and water treatment to write an editorial to town citizens. They apply prior knowledge in order to compose a letter intended for newspaper publication, focusing on writing to an appropriate audience.
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#### Determining Purpose and Audience

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Build the writing skills of your junior high wordsmiths with activities that introduce many essential skills of writing.  As a class, they develop working definitions of formal vs. informal writing, explore different categories of...
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#### # 18 Determination of the Set Time for Epoxy Adhesive

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students recognize epoxy glue formation as two part polymerization (usually the curing agents act as co-monomers). They monitor the reaction by the changes in viscosity of the reacting mass, the temperature rise and fall, and the...
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#### Determination of Phosphorus Content in River Water

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Divide your chemistry or environmental science class into two groups. Each group tests water samples from a river for the concentration of phosphorus using a different method. With chemists, you can use this activity as they learn to use...
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Kenan Fellows

#### Letter Writing to Politicians on Environmental Issues

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Let your voices be heard! Pupils research local and national environmental concerns using the Internet. Class members determine an issue they deem important and draft a letter to a local politician expressing their concern about the...
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#### Entropy & Free Energy

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
An understanding of chemical reactions really boils down to two concepts: entropy and enthalpy. Follow along with this instructional video as it explains how these two principles are used to calculate Gibbs free-energy which...