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Capturing Authentic Narratives

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
“Authentic narrative is the glue that connects people.” So says the narrator of this short video who models for young journalists how to craft the questions and identify the sources that will yield the information needed to create a...
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The Case Against "Good" and "Bad"

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Good and bad are put on trial for covering up the truth with vague descriptions. How dare they lie like that! See if the presenter can convince your class to ban these words and replace them with more precise, descriptive, and...
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Choose Precise Words and Descriptive Details in Narrative Writing

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
Narrative writing that shows rather than tells is more engaging for the reader. Help your young writers revise their fictional narratives to include stronger and more precise language with a video that focuses on creating images. The...
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“Tell Me a Story”: Moving from Reading to Writing

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Narrative essay writing is the focus of a series of exercises that model for learners how to not only read a narrative, but how to also examine the techniques fiction writers use to create a setting, develop their characters, represent...
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Love as a Two-way Street

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Create an abundance of understanding, as your high school learners learn to analyze multiple love poems. Part one of this resource has learners define what love is, examine art that reflects the love between Robert and Elizabeth...
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Show, Don't Tell: The First Rule of Writing

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Model for young writers how to create pictures in the minds of readers with a series of slides that demonstrate how sensory appeals enliven writing. The presentation includes opportunities for viewers to practice showing writing.