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Checks and Balances: Safe Harbor

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Train young political analysts by following the plans outlined here. After reviewing the three branches of the government, small groups analyze the Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act of 2004, identify instances of checks and balances, and...
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Text-Based Writing

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Young writers need to know how to use both informational and argumentative texts to craft a response. Two writing prompts, one on the life of Ella Fitzgerald and the other on the importance of balancing extracurricular activities and...
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Don't Let the Earth Down

For Teachers 5th - 9th Standards
Although recycling is definitely beneficial, reducing our waste and conserving our natural resources should really be the focus of environmentalists. Encourage the future generation to create a public service announcement about a...
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Helping Homeschoolers: Rigorous and Relevant Writing

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Maximize the strengths of the homeschooling relationship to improve the quality and focus of your child's writing.
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Mass vs. Weight

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students explore physical science by conducting a measurement experiment. In this mass lesson, students identify the differences between mass and weight and define a list of other vocabulary terms. Students utilize electronic scales and...
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Revision for the Writing Test

For Teachers 4th - 6th
If you're looking for a presentation that highlights important things to check when writing, then this PowerPoint is for you! The slides include reminders of how to properly open a paragraph, how to use punctuation, to use good...
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Writing Editorials

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Should school be year round? An engaging unit explores this very question through the use of editorial writing. Complete with model editorials, pre-writing worksheets, and graphic organizers for research, this rigorous unit scaffolds...
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Vantage Point: Multiple Perspective

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Explore current events through multiple lenses by comparing social media coverage with a national news article. Although you can easily apply this to a more recent event, this analysis focuses on the 2012 shooting in Aurora, CO. Learners...
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Impersonal Formal Language

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders identify the key features of impersonal formal language. They examine the use of present tense, passive voice, and discuss when and why they are used. They write a letter using impersonal formal language.
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Not Just the Facts

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Encourage your learners to explore the differences between hard news and news analysis. They outline a complex news analysis about the upcoming presidential election, then endeavor to write an analysis of the same topic, using local...