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32 resources with the concept rough drafts

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I’m Ready to Work

For Teachers 10th Standards
Get ready to apply yourself! Lesson four in a series of five college and career readiness lessons introduces the basic parts of a job application. Pupils discover the necessity for good references and create a master job application for...
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Newspapers in Your Life: What’s News Where?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Big news isn't necessarily newsworthy everywhere! How do journalists decide what to cover with so much happening around them? A instructional activity on media literacy examines the factors that affect the media's choice of stories to...
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New Year’s Resolution Classroom Activity

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Create a sense of accountability among scholars with a lesson that focuses on making and keeping New Year's resolutions. Writers compose a five paragraph essay focused on three resolutions—promises to self improvement, to their family,...
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Smart Quotes Mini-Lesson

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Prepare for an interview project with a set of worksheets about asking questions and quoting people. After completing a grammar exercise about quotation marks, kids write out the questions they want to ask their interviewee, and record...
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Language Arts: Stick Puppet Show

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students create short stories and make stick puppets to act it out. After editing their stories, they glue used CDs or DVDs to popsicle sticks and decorate them as the story characters. Finally, students present their puppet shows to...
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Draft Dilemmas

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Consider the possibility of a new U.S. draft with this lesson, which encourages class debate and persuasive arguments. Middle and high schoolers discuss how such a draft might be enacted and how they would feel about it. They write...
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Drafting the Declaration of Independence

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students working in small groups to compare and contrast the rough draft of the Declaration of Independence written by Thomas Jefferson with the final version. They list the differences and decide on why the changes were made.
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Revive Reviews With Student-Created Study Guides

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students work cooperatively in small groups to practice note-taking and outlining skills which are applied as student create unit Study Guides for their classmates. They demonstrate critical thinking skills as they decide the most...
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Editing

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Are your writers ready to edit their papers? Present them with these editing tips including reading papers out loud, varying sentence openings and lengths, and using action verbs. While the tips are worthwhile, consider supplementing the...
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The Writing Process Continues (Revising and Editing)

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
In this writing process lesson, elementary schoolers revisit their rough draft copies for areas to improve. They are provided with a checklist to assist them then they conference with the teacher.
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Adding Words to Your Rough Draft

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this language arts worksheet, students edit their rough draft. Students replace nondescript sentences with 'super duper' word choices.
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Time Capsule

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students create a rough draft for a time capsule project. In this time capsule lesson plan, students bring in items to put into a time capsule and write a rough draft to submit to their teacher.
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Conscription Crossword

For Students 6th - 7th
In this military service worksheet, learners read 10 clues pertaining to compulsory military service in World War 2. Students fit their answers in a crossword puzzle.
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Drafting and Revising Essays

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners draft and revise essays. They share their essays with their partner. Based on the feedback they receive, they revise their essays for clarity, purpose, and tone. They proofread their essays, fixing errors in spelling, grammar,...
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Let Me Give You a Little Advice

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students use proper writing conventions to write two friendly letters. They use the steps of the writing process to draft, revise, and peer edit. Students publish their letters. They write the first letter to a person who is going to...
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Write Me a Mystery

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders, in groups, pre-write, draft, edit and revise a murder mystery short story to hone their skills in short story drafting, editing and revision, group collaboration and computer usage. They also evaluate writing for both...
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The Role of African American soldiers in World War II

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students design and create a poster, advertising for recruitment of African American volunteers for the Tuskegee Airmen. Students Create a historical newspaper front page, from 1996, which details the awarding of the Medal of Honor to...
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Northern Racism and the New York City Draft Riots of 1865

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students analyze primary source illustrations and personal accounts of the New York City Draft riots. They draw conclusions about the existence and power of Northern racism toward African Americans
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Mini Research Report

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders select a topic to research. They gather information from at least 3 sources and take notes according to the categories chosen. Students write a rought draft using the notes. They edit, revise and publish the information....
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Language Arts: Character Comparison

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders, using Kidspiration, compare and contrast the two main characters from Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing. They use a teacher-created template to describe their characters. Students then create their own character analysis.
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Rough Draft and Peer Edit of Oral Book Review

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students write a rough draft book review over a book they have finished recently. Using their peers, they revise and make suggestions to correct spelling and grammatical errors. In groups, they practice giving their book report to the...
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Language Arts: Laws of Life

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Pupils participate in the iEARN Project by completing a questionnaire about values and lessons they have learned. They read sample essays by other students in the project about their views on the laws of life. They then write and post...
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Arkansas' Reaction to Draft Resistance During World War II

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students identify consequences to the resistance of the draft in Arkansas during World War II. They role-play scripts of local board members who were Southern businessmen, farmers; and conscientious objectors, their friends, families, or...
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Understanding the Price Paid: America's Conflicts

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders interview war veterans about their combat experiences and write newspaper stories about their interviews. They share their interviews with classmates. they discuss the impact of war on the veteran and the United States.