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Simón Dice

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
New ReviewPlay a game of Simón Dice to reinforce body part vocabulary in Spanish and English. Scholars review and label a diagram of the human body in preparation for the big game. During the game, peers call out vocabulary in which players locate...
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Antebellum Era: Daily Lives of Slaves

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
New ReviewLearners evaluate primary sources from the antebellum era to determine the accuracy of textbooks. They examine narratives from enslaved people, then compare them to their own text. Extension activities include the opportunity to write a...
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Mid-Unit Assessment: Evidence and Inference in Pygmalion

For Teachers 7th Standards
New ReviewScholars complete the Pygmalion mid-unit assessment to show their progress toward the unit's stated goals. The assessment requires learners to read text and successfully answer multiple choice and extended response questions.
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Performance Task: Planning the Final Brochure

For Teachers 7th Standards
New ReviewPartners use a Brochure Planning Guide to create brochures giving advice to consumers about products based on the research they finished about working conditions. After planning the brochure, they complete a sketch outline and then begin...
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Mid-Unit Assessment: How Chávez Develops His Claims in the Commonwealth Club Address

For Teachers 7th Standards
New ReviewScholars complete a mid-unit 2 assessment, analyzing how César Chávez supports his claims in his 1984 speech, "Address to the Commonwealth Club of California." Learners focus on paragraphs 18 and 19 of the speech, answering text-based...
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Building Background Knowledge: Planning The Two Voice Poem

For Teachers 7th Standards
New ReviewScholars build background knowledge to understand the life and work of the union leader and labor organizer César Chávez. As they read teacher-selected resources, they complete a Building Background Knowledge worksheet and engage in...
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End of Unit 1, Assessment, Part 2: Revise Essay Drafts

For Teachers 7th Standards
New ReviewAs a culminating unit activity, pupils revise their argumentative essays based on the novel Lyddie by Katherine Paterson. Paying careful attention to grammar, punctuation, and vocabulary, they incorporate teacher feedback to revise and...
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Writing an Argumentative Essay: Planning the Essay

For Teachers 7th Standards
New ReviewA self-assessment helps scholars take ownership of their learning. Using the resource, pupils begin a Writing Improvement Tracker to develop awareness of their writing strengths and challenges. Next, they complete worksheets to plan...
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Writing an Argumentative Essay: Analyzing the Model Essay

For Teachers 7th Standards
New ReviewModels and exemplars help pupils learn. Scholars read a model argumentative essay to prepare for an upcoming writing assignment. As they read, they work with partners to complete a worksheet analyzing the essay's structure. 
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Writing an Argumentative Essay: Crafting a Claim

For Teachers 7th Standards
New ReviewAs scholars prepare to craft their essays based on Katherine Paterson's Lyddie, they learn about using compelling reasons in their writing. Next, they develop a claim about whether Lyddie should sign a petition to speak out against...
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Writing an Argumentative Essay: Introducing the Writing Prompt and Model Essay

For Teachers 7th Standards
New ReviewPupils begin the writing process in preparation for an end-of-unit essay based on Katherine Paterson's Lyddie. To get started, they read and discuss a model essay and learn about the similarities and differences between argumentative and...
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Generating Reasons: Should Lyddie Sign the Petition?

For Teachers 7th Standards
New ReviewScholars synthesize evidence from Katherine Paterson's Lyddie to create a list of the pros and cons of Lyddie signing a petition about working conditions. They use the Lyddie's Decision anchor chart to record their thoughts and ideas...
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Forming Evidence-Based Claims: Should Lyddie Sign the Petition?

For Teachers 7th Standards
New ReviewPupils reread selected passages from Katherine Paterson's novel Lyddie. After they finish, individuals gather textual evidence supporting whether Lyddie should sign a controversial petition and record their findings on graphic organizers.
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Framing Lyddie’s Decision and Practicing Evidence Based Claims

For Teachers 7th Standards
New ReviewScholars grapple with whether the title character of Katherine Paterson's novel, Lyddie, should sign a petition about working conditions at the factory. They engage in close reading and discussion before adding their thinking about the...
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Mid-Unit Assessment about Working Conditions in the Mills

For Teachers 7th Standards
New ReviewPupils demonstrate their knowledge of how setting impacts character development by completing a mid-unit assessment based on Katherine Paterson's novel Lyddie. They answer multiple-choice questions and cite textual evidence to explain...
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Analyzing Character: Who is Lyddie?

For Teachers 7th Standards
New ReviewCharacter analysis can help readers feel more connected to a literary text. Scholars explore the topic by writing an acrostic poem about the main character from Katherine Paterson's novel, Lyddie. Then, pupils watch a short video to help...