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EngageNY Grade 7 ELA: Module 2b, Unit 2

For Teachers 7th Standards
The 19 lessons that make up the second unit in the 2B Module collection continue the study of identity. George Bernard Shaw's play, Pygmalion, serves as the anchor text and readers track the development of Eliza's character. The unit...
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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA: Module 3b, Unit 2: Case Study: The Media as Storytellers in Carlotta’s Journey

For Teachers 8th Standards
The 20 lessons in the second unit of Module 3b make up a collection that provides eighth-graders with background knowledge of the Little Rock Nine by using the case study, A Mighty Long Way, and the photo essay, Little Rock Girl...
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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA: Module 3a, Unit 3: Becoming Visible Again: Finding Freedom and Recovering Life

For Teachers 8th Standards
In this eight-lesson collection, eighth-graders finish reading Laura Hillenbrand's Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption and write a narrative about Mine Okubo's life after internment. After assessing the...
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Writing: 11-12th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Whether or not your school has adopted the Common Core standards, your juniors and seniors will find much to like in this collection of argumentative, informative, and narrative writing resources designed specifically for the Common...
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Writing: 7th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 7th Standards
Transform drafting into crafting with a collection of materials designed to enrich your seventh grade writing unit. Each resource addresses one or more Common Core standards for persuasive writing, informational writing, and narrative...
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Organize Information for an Argumentative Essay

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Writing an outline can feel like a daunting task for young writers. This resource offers an approachable and effective way of beginning an outline using boxes and bullets to organize information. The narrator additionally encourages...
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Essay Writing Tips for APUSH

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Did you know that most DBQ essay responses are longer than the standard essay? Give your AP US history students the tips and tools they'll need to succeed when writing their essays for the AP exam. This handout includes valuable dos and...
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Compare and Contrast Essay Checklist

For Students 8th - 10th
Are you looking for a basic checklist your writers can use as they edit a peer's compare/contrast essay? Reviewers simply check yes or no for each of the criteria listed in three categories, and then use the space at the bottom of the...
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Lesson 3: Essay Organizer

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
A three-minute exercise warms-up scholars' writing abilities in order to follow a writing process that ends in an essay. The essay's topic is a barrier and the values used to break it. Four steps include choosing a topic, jotting-down a...
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Writing an Analysis Essay: Planning the Essay

For Teachers 7th Standards
New ReviewWriters work on creating a plan for their end-of-unit essay of Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass using a Frederick Douglass Essay Planner to help guide their thought process. They then regroup as a class to discuss the use of...
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Out of the Dust: Narrative Essay

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
To conclude their study of Out of the Dust, the 1998 Newbery Medal winning verse novel, individuals craft a narrative essay based on one of the themes in Karen Hesse's novel.
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Writing: Essay Introductions and Conclusions

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Middle schoolers use writing techniques worksheets to help them identify the components of the introductory, body, and concluding paragraphs of an essay. After this guided practice, they craft their own concluding paragraphs and exchange...
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Writing an Argument Essay: Analyzing the Model

For Teachers 7th Standards
New ReviewClass members analyze the model essay to determine the given claim and the evidence to support it. They use an Analyzing Evidence in the Model Essay sheet to help guide their work. They then begin to analyze the structure of the essay by...
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Writing an Argument Essay: Introducing the Writing Prompt and Model Essay

For Teachers 7th Standards
New ReviewScholars take a look at the difference between explanatory and argumentative essays by completing graphic organizers. They then determine how this difference applies to the Pygmalion writing prompt. Learners keep track of their writing...
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Compare & Contrast Essay

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Comparing two texts can build a greater understanding of the texts and themes of the works. Take some time to follow the steps here to guide your pupils through the process of composing compare-and-contrast essays.
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Write a Thesis Statement for an Argumentative Essay

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Young writers often construct papers that lack focus and organization. While a thesis statement is designed to combat this issue, it is important that writers ask themselves the following questions: Did I state what I will be arguing?...
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Moving to the Five Paragraph Narrative Essay: A Write On Activity

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Ready to introduce your young writers to the multi-paragraph essay? Here’s an illustrated presentation that models how to use the pre-writing notes on a graphic organizer to craft a personal essay. Color codes help viewers identify the...
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Writing Organizers

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Eight graphic organizers to choose from? That's right! Each of these organizers relates to writing or reading. From narrowing a writing topic, to responding to literature, to planning a writing project, you'll find many purposes for...
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Essay Writing

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Crazy quilts of early Colonists present a stark contrast to the pictorial records of Native American quilts and are used as subject matter in this seven slide presentation that illustrates the Expository essay structure. 
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Write an Introductory Paragraph for an Argumentative Essay

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
In an argumentative essay, the introductory paragraph is the primary opportunity to get your readers' attention and tell them why the issue you are discussing is important. Demonstrate to your young writers how to construct an organized...
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The Structure of an Essay

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Using the analogy of the human body, writing an essay is described in these slides. An overall look at writing, the analogy is meant to have writers consider how their paper functions as a whole. Details and instructions for writing are...
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Identify the Purpose of an Opinion Essay

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
How do you determine what you need to say about a subject in an essay? Young writers can oftentimes feel lost at the prospect of writing an essay and not have any idea where to begin. By illustrating the use of a SAP...
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The TASP 5 Paragraph "Persuasive" Essay

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Though this presentation is designed for the Texas Academic Skills Program's (TASP) writing assessment, it could work for any class that is preparing to write a five-paragraph persuasive essay. Slides take intermediate writers through...
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Paragraph Structure

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Practice writing paragraphs. Young writers review the writing model and complete a graphic organizer for guidance. Handouts are provided with the hamburger method and a paragraph organizer. After completing research on a topic, which can...