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Ken Burns in the Classroom: Hemingway

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Hemingway: BH, AH. Before Hemingway and after Hemingway. A collection of PBS lessons, authored by Julia E. Torres, uses clips from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s documentary to EXPLORE the influence events in Hemingway’s life had on his...
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EngageNY Grade 7 ELA Module 2b: Working with Evidence Identity and Transformation: Then and Now

For Teachers 7th Standards
Grade 7 ELA Module 2B examines how society attempts to define individuals and how they try to define themselves. In Unit 1, seventh graders read narratives to gain background knowledge of the concept of personal identity. They learn how...
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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA Module 1: Myths: Not Just Long Ago

For Teachers 6th Standards
Rick Riordan’s, The Lightning Thief is the anchor text in a three-unit module that explores the archetypal storyline of the hero’s journey. Sixth graders examine the many mythical illusions in Riordan’s tale. Additionally, they read...
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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA Module 1, Unit 1: Building Background Knowledge: Percy Jackson and the Hero’s Journey

For Teachers 6th Standards
Introduce sixth graders to mythology, its purposes, and its elements. The study begins with 13 lessons in Module 1, Unit 1 collection. Pupils practice their close reading skills with Rick Riordan’s The Lightning Thief as well as with...
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W.7.2 - Expository Writing: 7th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 7th Standards
Tell it like it is with a collection filled with resources that focus on expository writing skills. Seventh graders work on comparing and contrasting texts, analyzing current events, and structuring their essays in clear and...
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EngageNY Grade 7 ELA: Module 2b, Unit 3

For Teachers 7th Standards
The final unit in the 2b Module has seventh graders  researching how media and advertising perpetuate gender stereotypes. To begin, class members examine the role of gender in Pygmalion, look at advertising in the 1890s, and read the...
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Language: 11-12th Grade ELA Common Core:

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
The Common Core Language Standards address conventions of grammar and usage, spelling and punctuation, syntax and diction, academic vocabulary, and figurative language. Resources that address these standards may be found in this...
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Songwriting Skills

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Check out these detailed lessons using popular music across genres to explain songwriting concepts such as figurative language, elaboration, and tone. Learners examine lyrics to the songs from different musical genres and practice...
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Production and Distribution of Writing: 7th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 7th Standards
The writing process is never complete, but seventh graders get as close as possible with a collection that emphasizes task, audience, revision, publication, and collaboration. Focusing on Common Core standards W.7.4, W.7.5, W.7.6, the...
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Did Shakespeare Write His Plays?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Can we test whether lines ascribed to William Shakespeare were actually written by someone else? Science and linguistics join forces in this fantastic TED-Ed video to help us investigate the theory of whether history's greatest writer...
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The Cinematographe

For Students 6th Standards
If you want a short exercise that helps your class better understand the craft of writing, you may want to consider this two-page learning exercise on the cinematographe. TIME for Kids provides a one-page passage about the first...
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Exploring Hemingway’s Style

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed Standards
New ReviewThe man, the myth, and the reality. Three clips from the documentary Hemingway by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick introduce viewers to the unique features of Ernest Hemingway's writing style and the events in Hemingway's life that influenced...
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Writing with Evidence: Percy and the Hero’s Journey (Chapter 7)

For Teachers 6th Standards
Read, set, write! Scholars participate in the first fully independent writing task of the unit as they write about how Percy’s experience in The Lightning Thief aligns with The Hero’s Journey. To begin their writing, they complete a...
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Writing for Success

For Students 7th - Higher Ed
You can be a success! Scholars learn skills required for successful writing with a step-by-step process. They begin with the basics of parts of speech, such as indefinite pronouns, and writing a simple sentence. Individuals then build...
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Writing That Works

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Well, technically, there are may ways to improve writing. Teachers gain information about technical writing instruction. They begin by learning the importance of technical writing and then take a look at the criteria and types of...
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Frankenstein

For Teachers 9th - 12th
You've created a monster! Readers take an in-depth look at the story Frankenstein. They complete pre-reading graphic organizers, create public service announcements about manipulating technology, make predictions about Frankenstein's...
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Performance Task: Create a Counter Ad

For Teachers 7th Standards
Do a 360. After completing their ad analyses, scholars now begin working on their counter ads. Once again, they use the model performance task for reference and guidance. When finished, pupils talk with one another about their work.
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How to Write a Repetition Poem

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
A repetition poem is the focus of a lesson that challenges scholars to compose an original piece. To add meaning to their poem, authors choose words to repeat at the start of most lines.  
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Writing to Explain: Creating How-To Scripts and Demonstrations

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Excuse me, can you give me directions? Scholars examine and practice technical writing to increase their ability to write directions. They participate in discussion, watch videos, and complete an assignment to create their own directions.
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Annotating a Text

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
If you have a favorite author, you probably recognize his or her style. Conduct a close read of the text, marking it up as they go. Collaborative sharing time and a short summary writing prompt follow the main activity.
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Word Choice

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Words matter, particularly in academic writing. Issues such as vague language, wordiness, and cliches make it difficult to get a point across. Part of a larger series to improve writing skills, the handout on word choice shows writers...
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Style

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Just like you choose your clothes to ensure they fit the occasion, you should choose your words deliberately while writing. Style, the main topic of one handout in a series on writing skills, involves choosing words carefully and paying...
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Quotations

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
According to A.A. Milne, "[A] quotation is a handy thing to have about, saving one the trouble of thinking for oneself." However, as part of a larger series of handouts discusses, quotations also have the ability to enhance a piece of...
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Qualifiers

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
A lot of writers really struggle very much with adding a lot of qualifiers and intensifiers in their writing. Part of a larger series to improve writing skills, a handout on the topic provides tips to help reduce a reliance on these...