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Grade 9 ELA Module 1, Unit 2, Lesson 11

For Teachers 9th Standards
As an end-of-unit assessment, class members craft a formal, multi-paragraph essay in which they identify a similar idea found in both Rainer Maria Rilke's collection, Letters to a Young Poet and David Mitchell's Black Swan Green. Writers...
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Toulmin Argument Essay

For Teachers 11th - 12th
After viewing a Prezi presentation on Toulmin’s argument, (claim, reason, warrant, backing, grounds, qualifiers, rebuttals), groups re-examine the format, and then individuals craft an argument essay in response to Lord Chesterfields...
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Fault Formations

For Teachers 6th Standards
The San Andreas Fault moves about two inches a year, approximately the same rate fingernails grow—crazy! The third instructional activity in the series allows for hands-on exploration of various fault formations. Through the use of a...
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Writing About Literature: Nature in the Writings of John Muir and Emily Dickinson

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
As an assessment of their skill in crafting a compare and contrast essay, class members read and compare the portrayals of nature in excerpts from naturalist John Muir's My First Summer in the Sierra and from poet Emily Dickinson's "The...
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Grade 12 ELA Module 1, Unit 2, Lesson 6

For Teachers 12th Standards
The final lesson in this narrative writing unit asks class members to craft a multi-paragraph essay in which they reflect on the structural elements Leslie Marmon Silko employs in her "Yellow Woman and a Beauty of the Spirit."
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Analyzing Impact of Word Choice and Figurative Language in "Barbie Doll"

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
After a close reading Marge Piercy's poem "Barbie Doll," class members craft an AP®-style explanatory essay in which they analyze the diction and other figurative literary devices the poet employs to deliver her commentary on modern...
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Water's Journey Expedition

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Step into a scientist's shoes to go online and discover the Florida Springs Expedition, and participate in two activities focusing on how humans impact the environment. The first activity asks scholars to summarize the six dispatches at...
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The Formation of the Western Alliance, 1948-1949

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How do people stop the spread of an ideology they don't think is right? Scholars research the policy of containment during the start of the Cold War. Small groups analyze primary sources to determine how the United States combated...
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Compare Present Day Photographs to Historical Photographs from the Museum's Collection

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders discuss photojournalism and then compare present day to historical photographs. They discuss how photos capture daily life and historical events, compare historic photos to those seen today, then take and make a photo book...
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The Concept of Diversity in World Literature Lesson 8: Nonfiction Close Reading

For Teachers 10th - 11th Standards
As part of their study of Things Fall Apart, class members conduct a close reading of a section of Chinua Achebe's essay, "An Image of Africa: Racism in Conrad's Heart of Darkness." Jigsaw groups then compare the voice in the essay...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 1: Unit 3, Lesson 8

For Teachers 9th Standards
As a mid-unit assessment, class members craft an in-class essay response to the following prompt: "How does Shakespeare’s development of the characters of Romeo and Juliet refine a central idea in the play?"
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Mid-Unit Assessment: Justification for Character and Scene Selection

For Teachers 8th Standards
When it comes to love and midsummer nights, confessions are tricky. Learners place themselves in the shoes of a character from William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream and explain how a character used manipulation to control...
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Speeches: Argument and Methods

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
After analyzing speeches by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and presidents William J. Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama, class members craft their own argumentative essay in which they make a case for the speaker they think makes...
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Argumentative Writing

For Teachers 11th Standards
Using the engaging resource, scholars work with peers to research a lawsuit or proposed bill and write collaborative response essays. Additionally, pupils read a letter and complete a RAFT activity to analyze the author's role, audience,...
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Writing About Informational Text: Political Parties

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
To demonstrate their ability to craft an analysis of informational text, class members read excerpts from James Madison's "The Federalist No. 10," from George Washington's Farewell Address, and from Thomas Jefferson's First Inaugural...
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Writing an Opinion Requiring Voting

For Students 5th Standards
Challenge writers to compose an essay detailing their stance on, and the history of, voting. Three assignments, each broken down into three parts, requires fifth graders to take notes, read and complete charts, write paragraphs, compare...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 4, Unit 1, Lesson 23

For Teachers 9th Standards
In "How We Researched and Wrote this Book," the final essay in Sugar Changed the World: A Story of Magic, Spice, Slavery, Freedom, and Science authors Aronson and Budhos discuss their research methods and purpose in writing the text....
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Declarations and the Quest for Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Understanding how John Brown got his inspiration from the Declaration of Independence helps learners further understand both West Virginia and United States history. The resource, a standalone, uses worksheets, discussion, and essay...
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Gettysburg Address

For Teachers 9th Standards
Looking for an assessment that reveals how well readers understand complex text? Check out an assessment module based on "The Gettysburg Address." Pupils are asked to craft an essay that demonstrates their understanding not only of the...
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Writing About Informational Text: The Dred Scott Decision

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Looking for a performance assessment that asks individuals to demonstrate their competency in writing about informational text? Use Frederick Douglass' essay "On the Dred Scott Decision," and an excerpt from Abraham Lincoln's 1857 speech...
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Letter From Birmingham Jail

For Students 9th Standards
To demonstrate their ability to comprehend complex text, ninth graders are asked to craft an essay in which they use evidence drawn from "Letter From Birmingham Jail" to analyze how Martin Luther King, Jr. uses rhetorical devices such as...
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Hope Despair Memory

For Students 9th Standards
Elie Wiesel's "Hope, Despair and Memory" provides ninth graders an opportunity to demonstrate their ability to analyze complex text. Individuals craft an essay that draws evidence from the text of the speech to show how Wiesel develops...
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Night Compare Contrast

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Using a constructivist approach and a graphic organizer, small groups work together to begin a paper, comparing and contrasting the novella Night and the movie Life is Beautiful. Assuming that your learners have studied both of these...
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Exploring The American Dream

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
What is the American Dream and how is it achieved? This lesson focuses in particular on the rise of the American Dream during the 1950s and includes a variety of primary sources for class members to interact with as they explore this...

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