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Two Sides to Every Story: Day 4 and 5 (Part 2)

For Teachers 7th Standards
There really are two sides to every story! Seventh graders analyze various texts and media types to compare and contrast how perspective is conveyed. The fourth and fifth days of the unit focus on learners writing first drafts of a...
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For Students 7th - 12th
Do your students love movies? Use Star Wars and Indiana Jones to introduce the use of Venn diagrams for comparing and contrasting. A list of words to indicate comparison or contrast are also included to help with the writing process.
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Replacing Forms of Be With Action Words

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this essay writing worksheet, students learn to improve a compare and contrast essay by replacing linking verbs of being with action verbs. Students replace the verbs in 10 sentences before writing a compare and contrast essay about...
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Survival of Native American Culture

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students research the five tribes of the Iroquois Nation focusing on housing, food, clothing, transportation, religion, and language. They research using Internet sources and book mark sites for reuse.
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Write On

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders pre-write for a compare and contrast essay. In this essay writing lesson, 6th graders review common mistakes that they may come across when proofreading. Students also begin the process of writing a compare a contrast...