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"EngageNY Grade 7 ELA: Module 4a, Unit 3: Culminating Project: Recommended Screen Time Position Paper and Visual"

For Teachers 7th Standards
Module 4a, Unit 3 is all about research. Over the course of the10 lessons  in the collection, seventh graders plan a research-based position paper. After examining a model, writers consider the claims and counterclaims to include in...
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EngageNY Grade 7 ELA: Module 3, Unit 2: Case Study: Analyzing Author Craft and Purpose in Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

For Teachers 7th Standards
The 16 lessons in the Module 3, Unit 2 collection continue the study of Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass and the language Douglass uses to develop his purpose in writing. Both the mid-unit and final assessments require...
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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA module 4, Unit 3: Writing a Position Paper

For Teachers 8th Standards
Six resources make up an English language arts module that focuses on writing a position paper on food chains. Scholars compose an essay that states a claim, provides evidence, shares their reasoning, then offers a counterclaim and a...
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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA: Module 1, Unit 2: Case Study: Why Do People Flee Home?

For Teachers 8th Standards
The 20 lessons in Module 1, Unit 2 continue the study of Thanhha Lai's Inside Out & Back Again. Scholars build their skills as they analyze informational texts that look at the experiences of other refugees and the challenges they...
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Writing: 9-10th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Resources designed to address argumentative, information, and narrative writing Common Core standards can be found in this collection. Materials that address writing production, distribution, and research are also included. Take a look...
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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA: Module 2A, Unit 2: Analyzing Structure and Communicating Theme in Literature

For Teachers 6th Standards
Accompany your classroom's reading of Bud Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis with a 17-lesson unit designed to spark critical thinking, dialogue, and stretch writing muscles. The EngageNY collection goes beyond pupils' reading...
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End of Unit 2 Assessment: Writing the Analysis Essay, Part 2

For Teachers 7th Standards
New ReviewWriters have 30 minutes to add the final touches to their end-of-unit assessments for Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass. Those finishing early review their work. After the 30 minutes, learners use the time to review their...
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End of Unit 2 Assessment: Writing the Analysis Essay, Part 1

For Teachers 7th Standards
New Review1,2,3,4 score! Writers use the grading rubric to score the model essay. After comparing and discussing their scorings, the individuals begin the end-of-unit assessment.
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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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Excellent Five-Paragraph Essays

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
A five-paragraph essay is the focus of a activity designed to boost writing skills. Learners warm-up their writing muscles with several sentences answering a prompt. A group writing activity includes a graphic organizer, paragraph...
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Reading with a Cultural Criticism Lens

For Teachers 12th Standards
Life is full of ups and downs. Scholars read George Orwell's essay "Shooting an Elephant," which describes a meaningful event from the author's own life. Then, after answering text questions and participating in a Socratic discussion,...
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Telling My Story

For Teachers 12th Standards
Entrance essays are the ultimate sales pitch! Show your seniors how to market themselves in the first of six college and career readiness lesson plans. Pupils discover the do's and don'ts of writing personal statements through research,...
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My Favorite Activity (Grades K-2)

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Scholars discuss the many ways they use persuasion in their everyday lives and brainstorm specific ideas for encouraging someone to do something. With the list of persuasive techniques they made, young writers complete a graphic...
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24 Nonfiction Passages for Test Practice

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Practice makes proficient. Get your scholars practicing their reading comprehension skills using this packet of 24 nonfiction paired reading passages, each followed by a set of questions to test their unerstanding. 
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Performance-Based Assessment Practice Test (Grade 4 ELA/Literacy)

For Students 4th Standards
Track the progress of your fourth graders' reading and writing skills with this practice Common Core assessment. Based on a collection of six reading passages that include narrative stories, poetry, and a series of informational...
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Exploring Arizona's Biotic Communities Lesson 3: A Day in the Life

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Junior ecologists examine Arizona's biotic communities and research an animal or plant that is found in this community. In this lesson, learnerss write a narrative essay about their assigned animal or plant. They research online and in...
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Like Water for Chocolate: How-to Narrative Essay

For Students 10th
Connect Laura Esquivel's Like Water for Chocolate to student experience with this how-to narrative essay. Writers weave the instructions from their own family recipe into a narrative using sensory details. This assignment sheet includes...
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Using Maps to Inspire Personal Narratives

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A solid description of one way to teach narrative writing, this resource outlines the writing process from concept to completion. Class members create concept maps of moments in their lives and follow the writing process to publish their...
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Middle School Narrative Essay Prompts

For Students 5th - 8th
Inspire your class to write narrative essays with one or all five of these prompts. The topics include: favorite memory, first time, preparation, goals, and lying. These could be used as inspiration for a more structured writing...
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Training for the Narrative Essay: Building Character

For Students 9th - 12th
Pupils can apply the information about characterization on the first page of this resource to the assignment on the second page. Seven tactics for developing characters are detailed and put to practice. Writers choose from a short list...
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Fictional Narrative Writing

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Pay attention to this presentation that outlines the structure of a fictional narrative with five paragraphs if you are beginning a narrative writing unit. Each descriptive slide is followed by a slide with the purpose of checking for...
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Narrative Revision Sheet

For Students 7th - 12th
After completing a narrative essay, provide this self-editing worksheet for your class. Four simple questions ask for the purpose, tone, and any rhetorical devices used in the essay. Editors fill this section out themselves before...
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Like Water for Chocolate: Family Tradition

For Students 9th - 12th
Engage young writers in family tradition with this writing assignment for Like Water for Chocolate, by Laura Esquivel. Using sensory details, learners write a narrative about a family tradition involving food. Scholars also talk with...
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End of Unit Assessment, Part 1, Continued: Revising Vocabulary and Conventions Based on Feedback

For Teachers 7th Standards
New ReviewWriters align their position papers with the last two rows in the rubric. After looking at the rubric rows for vocabulary and conventions along with feedback on their papers, class members revise their essays. They then look at the...