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EngageNY Grade 3 ELA: Module 1, Unit 1 - Why Do People Seek the Power of Reading?

For Teachers 3rd Standards
11 lessons comprise this unit for third graders, which will have them investigating the power of the written word (and why it is seen as so valuable around the world). They read various types of text including fiction and non-fiction...
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Lesson: Proposal for a School Sculpture

For Teachers 1st - 6th
After discussing the artistic elements and design process needed to construct the modern sculpture, Lao Tzu, kids get logical. They consider the purposeful use of space in the sculpture, design a modern piece for a specific space at...
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Lesson Plan: A Bird's Tale

For Teachers K - 5th
Who wouldn't love to get a letter from a blue bird? Elementary art enthusiasts analyze the social and historical context of Ason Yellowhair's Navajo piece, Bird and Cornstalk Rug. They examine the construction and images on the rug...
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Email Etiquette for Students

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What's the best way to discuss a problem or concern with a professor? Using a helpful PowerPoint, scholars learn how to use e-mail to communicate effectively with their instructors. They discover good and bad e-mail topics, appropriate...
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Effective Communication for Successful Careers

For Teachers 8th Standards
Having good written communication skills is a must in today's workplace. Foster these skills by engaging learners is a discussion on how good writing skills can improve communication in the workplace. Have them write a project proposal...
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Lesson Plan: Step by Step

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young authors examine a clay figure in order to learn about the 6+1 Trait writing process. They consider how the art was made or buit up step-by-step, they then write about a process in their own lives that occurs in a similar way. 
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Publish a Book

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Help your autistic learners to create a story and publish a book. They write simple stories, then turn their stories into books. A picture is drawn for each page of the book and the story is written below. Note: This is a good activity...
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March 2, 1877: Hayes Declared Winner in Disputed Presidential Election

For Students 8th - 12th
After reading an interesting article comparing the disputed presidential election of 1877 to a similar event in the year 2000, kids blog a response. They read the article, check out the embedded links, then respond to four related...
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Notifying the School About a Bullying Incident—Using a Template Letter

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
A pre-made letter is ideal for parents to use if their child is being bullied. The template comes with a brief overview for implementation, as well as two separate 504 and IEP templates to address bullying instances. Use the document...
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Calculations Aren't Enough!

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Unlike mathematics, statistics comes with a context. The author reminds teachers that data analysis involves using the context to make sense of the numbers. The article stresses good communication skills by highlighting the scoring...
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Email Etiquette for Professors

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed Standards
A student has failed an important exam. What's the best way for a teacher to break the news? A useful PowerPoint introduces professors to strategies for proper e-mail etiquette. Using the presentation, instructors learn how to correspond...
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Brochure Writing

For Teachers 8th - 12th
What do you use a brochure for? Middle schoolers or underperforming high schoolers identify the attributes of informative brochures. Either bring in a few brochures you've collected or use the sample brochures attached here. While...
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Persuasive Elements

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Investigate letters to the editor and their persuasive qualities. Break your class into reading groups and give each one a different article. As they read, they complete a graphic organizer to record their thoughts and opinions. There is...
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Choosing Words Carefully

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Use literacy tools to select precise vocabulary. High schoolers respond to discussion questions that require them to consider the denotation and connotation of words. They then read non-fiction passages and identify words in the passages...
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Analyzing Propaganda Posters

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Understanding propaganda is very similar to understanding advertising's influence on an audience. Teach learners all about effective propaganda tactics by analyzing posters from World War I. Pupils work together to make their own posters...
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Giving Can be Fun

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Write friendly letters to your classmates! Pupils randomly choose the name of a classmate to write a letter to. (Consider assigning each learner a classmate instead to ensure that each person receives a letter.) Before writing, discuss...
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Civil War Letters

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students put themselves in the shoes of American Civil War soldiers. In this Civil War lesson, students examine letters from the time period written by soldiers, edit the letters for grammatical errors, and then present the letters to...
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Writing an Original Fable

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students discover how to write fables. In this writing skill lesson, students review the literary elements of fables and take all of the steps in the writing process to create their own fables.
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Supporting Learning in the Student with Autism

For Teachers K - 12th
Learners with autism face many challenges. Help them to meet these challenges with a packet loaded with practical suggestions, activities, and materials.
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How Often Do You Interact with People of Another Race or Ethnicity?

For Students 7th - 12th
Is interacting with people from different backgrounds part of a well-rounded education? A big question awaits young readers as they explore two New York Times articles that discuss modern-day segregation, population statistics, and...
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Come On Over To Maya Place

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders analyze the Mayan culture. In this Mayan culture lesson plan, 5th graders study the Mayan culture noting similarities and differences between the Mayan culture and their own. Students examine hieroglyphic writing and the...
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Persuasive Essay

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students compose persuasive essays. In this written communication lesson plan, students follow the provided steps to prewrite, draft, and present persuasive essays on topics of their choosing. Rubrics and graphic organizers are provided.
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Writing Essays

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students compose expository essays. In this written communication lesson, students examine paragraphs from sample expository essays and then discuss the attributes of well-written essays prior to writing their own expository essays.
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Organizing One’s Thoughts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students take a closer look at the organization of written pieces. In this writing skills lesson, students examine transitions, repetition, parallelism, and other organizational patterns in writing.