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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 4b, Unit 1: Building Background Knowledge: Management and Sustainability of Water"

For Teachers 7th Standards
Water may be everywhere but there is less of it to drink. The 10 resources in the Module 4b, unit 1 collection focus on fresh water management and water sustainability. Seventh graders continue to develop their reading and research...
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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA: Module 2b, Unit 2: Case Studies: “What Fools These Mortals Be”

For Teachers 8th Standards
In Module 2B, Unit 2 collection, eighth-graders finish reading  A Midsummer Night's Dream. They collect evidence of characters trying to control one another and examine how Shakespeare drew on the myth of "Pyramus and Thisbe" in his...
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EngageNY Grade 10 ELA: Module 3, Unit 2

For Teachers 10th Standards
Research writing is all about the process. Scholars work through the steps of the investigative process in a unit that asks them to create a research portfolio, examine several possible topics, and search for resources on these topics....
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EngageNY Grade 10 ELA Module 3, Unit 3: Synthesizing Research and Argument Through the Writing Process

For Teachers 10th Standards
Using Rebecca Skloot's The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks as an anchor text, writers use the information they researched in the last unit to craft an argument essay in which they make a claim as to whether or not they believe it is...
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Writing an Argument: Innovation in America

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Are American young people prepared to become tomorrow's leaders in technological innovation, or does an obsession with being cool sidetrack essential skills? That is the question freshmen and sophomores must address in a performance task...
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Scaffolding for Essay: Planning Body Paragraphs for Position Paper

For Teachers 7th Standards
New ReviewLet's make a plan. Scholars work on the plan for their papers using a Position Paper Planner. They talk with a partner about counterclaims and think about counterclaims to include in their papers. As learners begin to write, they work...
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Decision-Making

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewMaking decisions about things like what to do after high school can be a challenge. So many factors are involved. The decision-making worksheet in this resource helps to simplify the process by asking individuals to fill in a matrix for...
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Mental Models

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewCritical to responsible decision making is becoming aware pre-conceived notions and biases that influence our perceptions. A colorful slide presentations asks viewers to consider these mental models that factor into their assumptions and...
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Mental Models

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewBehaviors are often based on assumptions. That's the big idea in the third lesson of a series of critical think resources. Through a series of worksheets, learners examine the conscious and heretofore unconscious assumptions that...
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Evaluating Casual Claims

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewResponsible decision making relies on the ability to a recognize, analyze, and evaluate claims. The worksheets and activities in this 32-page packet teach learners how to distinguish among opinions, reasoned arguments, facts, and logical...
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EngageNY

Writing an Argument Essay: Evaluating the Model and Crafting a Claim

For Teachers 8th Standards
Pupils prepare to write argumentative essays about the topic of control based on Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. They begin weighing evidence and crafting claims for their writing. 
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Analyzing the Model Essay: Studying Argument

For Teachers 8th Standards
Scholars begin the writing process for an argument essay based on Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. They read and analyze a model essay, considering what kind of thinking the author did before writing the essay.
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Ancient Roman Government: Whose Voice Counts?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The Roman Republic is the source of legends, but not everyone was entitled to the benefits of citizenship. Learners consider who counted in ancient Rome, and then apply that understanding to contemporary forms of government. Individuals...
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Pompeii: An Irresponsible Decision or Unexpected Disaster?

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Living in dangerous places is nothing new. From Pompeii and its volcano to New Orleans and its vulnerability to hurricanes, humans must always contend with natural forces. Pupils first examine the history of Pompeii and then analyze the...
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The Legacy of Alexander the Great: Great Leader or Power-Hungry Tyrant?

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Alexander the Great leaves behind the legacy of a tyrant as well as of a  hero. Using role plays, readings with graphic organizers, and debate activities, learners consider what Alexander the Great left behind. Once finished, they debate...
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Was It Better to Be an Athenian or a Spartan?

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Athens and Sparta were two great civilizations that arose out of ancient Greece. Using role plays, readings with discussion questions and graphic organizers, and a structured debate, learners consider whether it would have been better to...
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The Egyptian Pharaohs: Wise Investors or Wasteful Spenders?

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
How should a government invest its surpluses? Using the ancient Egyptians as a case study, learners consider whether the pyramids were an example of wasteful spending or a good use of resources. Activities include worksheets that allow...
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Argumentative Writing for 6-12 Social Social Studies

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Help your learners create coherent claims, evidence, reasoning, and counterarguments. A PowerPoint presentation teaches them about the CER model and its role in their own writing. Pre- and post- surveys prompt pupils to identify their...
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I Don’t Think So: Writing Effective Counterarguments

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When it comes to writing effective arguments, writers must do more than simply make a claim, counterarguments must be considered. Aspiring writers analyze counterarguments in editorials, and then learn how to write counterarguments in...
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401 Prompts for Argumentative Writing

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Sometimes the hardest thing about an argument essay writing assignment is coming up with a question. A four-page list of prompts includes a range of topics, from social media and smart phones to video games and sports. The list is a...
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Writing an Argument: Free Speech

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
How do you assess whether pupils have mastered certain concepts and skills? Designing a performance task that asks learners to demonstrate their skills and providing writers with a rubric that identifies these skills and provides...
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EngageNY

Grade 9 ELA Module 4, Unit 1, Lesson 26

For Teachers 9th Standards
Methods for creating a formal style and objective tone in an argument essay are the focus of the day's lesson. After examining models, pairs engage in peer review of their essay drafts and continue to revise while instructors conduct...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 4, Unit 1, Lesson 25

For Teachers 9th Standards
After analyzing the strengths and weaknesses of the evidence they have recorded on their argument outline tool, writers draft the first body paragraphs of their essay, making sure they have properly cited their source material.