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121 resources with the keyterm essay writing

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Environmental Harmony

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use information from a variety of media to evaluate different artists' views on the human relationship to nature. From these sources, class discussion, and personal experience, students will synthesize a thoughtful,...
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Prize Numbers

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore what a proof is, how and why mathematicians create them and compose essays on how reason and logic are employed in the workplace. They explore whether any three lines can make a triangle and attempt to verify Goldbach's...
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Using Research and Powerpoint Presentations

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Is it really true that women couldn't act on a stage during Shakespeare's time? Beginning readers of Shakespeare's plays will have many questions about him and the Elizabethan Era when he wrote his famous works. Create a list of...
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"How I Will Change the World": Extending Essays with Sources

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Middle or high schoolers write an essay using a minimum of three sources. Use this plan to specifically addresses the topic, "How I Will Change the World", but the instructional strategies and procedures allow for a topic of your...
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One With Nature: Lesson 7 Is Number 7 Of 16 In Unit Plan

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students research acts of nature. In this language arts instructional activity, students journal their responses to what they would do if caught in an act of nature. They participate in class activities analyzing vocabulary and using...
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From the Adolescent Heart:: Lesson 5 Is Number 5 Of 9 In Unit Plan

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Learners examine how literature helps them discover their identity. In this identity lesson, answer journal prompt, read The Patchwork Quilt aloud and complete vocabulary activities. They also engage in reciprocal reading and compose an...
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Friendship: Lesson 4 Is Number 4 Of 5 In Unit Plan

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students examine the qualities that make a true friend. For this language arts lesson, students review Brian's Song and discuss friendship and the qualities that make a true friendship. Students will choose one of the two main characters...
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Lesson Plan Ancient Greece

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders research Ancient Greece and create a PowerPoint presentation depicting their findings. In this lesson on Ancient Greece, 6th graders use the Internet to gather related information on Ancient Greece. Students insert a map of...
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Fishbowl Discussion of Oedipus Rex

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine various tragic literary terms in the play Oedipus Rex. In this fishbowl discussion of Oedipus Rex, students identify the various critics' definitions of a tragic hero. They examine the tragic flaw in the tragic hero as...
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Groundhog Day

For Students 4th - 6th
In this Groundhog Day worksheet, students write an essay about Groundhog day using the vocabulary words given to them. Students complete the essay using all 11 words given.
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Essay of Viewpoints

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Student examine friendships. For this writing lesson, students write about viewpoints of friendship. Students view pictures of friendship and write about the viewpoint of each picture.
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Characters in Nathaniel Hawthorne's Stories

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students read literature by Nathaniel Hawthorne and write an essay comparing the main characters in the two stories. In this character analysis lesson, students read the stories Young Goodman Brown and The Minister's Black Veil. Students...
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Learning About Weather

For Teachers 1st
First graders investigate natural weather disasters by writing an essay.  In this weather lesson, 1st graders research one aspect of dangerous weather such as hurricanes, snow, floods, etc.  Students take notes on their research and...
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A Christmas Memory

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students write an essay about a special Christmas memory they have. In this Christmas essay lesson, students use vivid description to write an essay about a special Christmas memory they have.
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Expository Paragraph/Formal Essay

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders complete essay writing activities for T.S. Eliot's "Mangojerrie and Rummpleteazer." In this essay writing lesson, 10th graders define expository paragraph and read the poem. Students write an expository paragraph about the...
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students write a literary response essay to Maya Angelou's novel, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. In this literary response lesson, students complete pre-writing activities, discuss the rubric for the essay, and visit the given websites...
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Effective Literary Analyses

For Teachers Higher Ed Standards
After modeling how to write responses to literature that provide an interpretation, recognize ambiguities, nuances, and complexities, class groups are presented with short stories and/or art transparencies and asked to craft their own...
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Explain Your Vote!

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students improve their essay writing skills using the subject of voting as a topic. In this writing essays lesson, students write expository essays to increase the weight of their vote in the 'Cast Your Vote Poll' for the Trans-Amazon...
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Spider Legs

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students use revision to improve their writing. In this revision in writing lesson, students role-play a writing conference with their teacher. Students then work with partners to conference and revise their own writing.
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Learning About Hurricanes

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners write a research paper on hurricanes. In this weather lesson, students use a science text book to write down facts about hurricanes on note cards and then outline their essay. Learners use the outline to create an organized essay.
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Fish

For Students 5th - 6th
In this animal research worksheet, students read 3 paragraphs about fish facts. Students then research fish and write an essay about fish.
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Essay Evaluation

For Teachers 6th - 12th
In this essay evaluation worksheet, learners are provided with a writing prompt and two sample essays. Students evaluate and grade the sample essays and provide three reasons why they graded as they did.
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Narrative Essay

For Students 7th
In this writing worksheet, students write a narrative essay about a time in their life where they felt unprepared for an assignment or test.
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Logical Sequencing in a Essay

For Students 8th - 9th
For this essay writing worksheet, students place 6 sentences that are located below a written piece entitled, "Sea Race," into the text. They place the sentences so that text is logical. They determine that there is one extra sentence.