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The Metamorphosis

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed Standards
How can something be true even if it didn't happen? Invite your classes to investigate the truths found in the world of magical realism as they analyze short stories, poems, informational texts, video, and art from this genre.
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The Concept of Identity Lesson 9: Unit Culmination - Mock Hearing

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Who is to blame for Finny's death? To conclude their study of A Separate Peace, class members stage a mock hearing into the death of Finny. Each witness must craft a logical argument, supported with evidence from the text, to support...
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Grades 9-10 Writing Module, Unit 3: Narrative Writing

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
On July 20, 1969 humans landed on the moon for the first time. As the culminating assignment in a 19-lesson unit on narrative writing, class members imagine what that experience was like and craft a narrative in the voice of Neil...
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Writing a Narrative Essay

For Teachers 11th Standards
Imagine using narrative essays to encourage change. This multi-week unit plan does just that. After reading a series of articles from Tyson Miller's Dream of a Nation: Inspiring Ideas for a Better America, class members examine the...
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Speeches: Argument and Methods

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
After analyzing speeches by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and presidents William J. Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama, class members craft their own argumentative essay in which they make a case for the speaker they think makes...
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Improve Your Spelling with the Visual Thesaurus

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Using Visual Thesaurus software, class members participate in a computer-based spelling bee. Then they work in groups to analyze the words and use deductive reasoning to infer spelling patterns. They then present one of their "rules" to...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 3: Unit 3, Lesson 10

For Teachers 10th Standards
Can budding writers accept constructive criticism? Learners work with their peers to gain feedback about their argumentative essay drafts. Peers give one another constructive criticism to better revise their work. Using a Peer Review...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 3: Unit 3, Lesson 9

For Teachers 10th Standards
Let's join together and make a sentence. Scholars take the next step in revising their argumentative essays by combing independent clauses to make complex sentences. Writers use a Colon and Semicolon Handout to practice different ways to...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 3: Unit 3, Lesson 11

For Teachers 10th Standards
It's time to show what you know. Scholars finalize their argumentative essays by making last revisions to conventions, tone, and formal style. Learners review the checklist to ensure they have meet all requirements of the task. They then...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 4, Unit 2, Lesson 22

For Teachers 10th Standards
The Witches, Lady Macbeth, or Macbeth himself: who is the culprit? Using the resource, pupils craft multi-paragraph essays to present arguments about which character is responsible for the tragedy in Shakespeare's Macbeth. Additionally,...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 4: Unit 2, Lesson 8

For Teachers 10th Standards
Shakespeare's Macbeth has something for everyone. Scholars complete a mid-unit assessment. They craft multi-paragraph essays to analyze how the author's structural choices create tension and suspense in the first two acts of the play. 
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Grade 10 ELA Module 4: Unit 1, Lesson 7

For Teachers 10th Standards
High school writers take part in peer review of their end-of-unit tasks. They begin by discussing their thought process in pairs and then edit their work. Finally, learners take part in a class discussion on the use of the semicolon and...
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Language: 9-10th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Looking for materials that will help your students develop mastery of English grammar and usage, of the conventions of punctuation and spelling, of vocabulary acquisition? Then this collection is for you. Take a look at the attached...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 4, Unit 1, Lesson 28

For Teachers 9th Standards
A writers continue to revise their argument essay, the focus shifts to a editing grammatical conventions, parallel structure, and varying syntax to add interest. After examining model sentences that demonstrate sentence variety, writers...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 3, Unit 3, Lesson 7

For Students 9th Standards
As the unit on research writing draws to a close, class members continue to revise and edit their papers, this time focusing on grammar, spelling, and punctuation (colon and semicolon).
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Grade 10 ELA Module 1: Unit 2, Lesson 13

For Teachers 10th Standards
To conclude their study of Ethan Canin’s short story “The Palace Thief,” class members use their notes and annotations to craft an expository essay response to the prompt, "Analyze how the interactions between Hundert and the Bells...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 1: Unit 2, Lesson 7

For Teachers 10th Standards
As a mid-unit assessment of a series of lessons that use Ethan Canin’s short story “The Palace Thief” as an anchor text, writers craft an in-class essay in which they discuss how Hundert's character has developed over the course of the...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 1: Unit 2, Lesson 6

For Teachers 10th Standards
Is history "little more than a relic," as one of the characters in "The Palace Thief" contends? Has Hundert's love of antiquity kept him from changing with the times? Readers consider how the author uses these conflicting...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 1: Unit 3, Lesson 14

For Teachers 10th Standards
A thorough unit on literary analysis and character development culminates in a final writing assessment. Prompted to compare the parent-child relationships in Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club and H.G. Bissinger's Friday Night Lights, high...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 1: Unit 3, Lesson 9

For Teachers 10th Standards
Having preparing for an analysis essay about one of the characters from The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan, tenth graders demonstrate their understanding in a mid-unit assessment. They focus on either Jing-Mei or Waverly in an informative...
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EngageNY Writing Module: Grades 9–10

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
The 59 lessons in the 3 units contained in this module introduce the skills, practices, and routines of argument, informative, and narrative writing. Collaborative groups examine models, engage in activities, and conduct research. Class...
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Grades 9-10 Writing Module, Unit 2: Informative Writing

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
What were the effects of the Great Depression on the people who lived through it? As the culmination of an informative writing unit that introduces writers to the "skills, practices, and routines" of informative essays, individuals...
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Grades 9-10 Writing Module, Unit 1: Argument Writing

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
As an introduction to argument writing, groups examine two argument essays, observing how the writers state their claims and organize and support their ideas. Individuals then craft an argument essay, taking a position on the question of...
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Writing an Analytic Essay

For Teachers 9th Standards
After researching an issue introduced in Tyson Miller's Dream of a Nation: Inspiring Ideas for a Better America, writers develop an original thesis statement and craft an analytic essay using evidence collected in their research.