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Truth Be Told

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Encourage your middle and high schoolers to share their memories of a recent event. After reading a New York Times article, they discuss Elie Wiesel's memoir, Night. They write their own memoir about a significant event that affected...
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Hic-Hic-Hooray!

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
What is really the best way to get rid of hiccups? Investigate some old wives' tales and folk remedies related to health. Middle schoolers explore the science behind why people might believe these myths to be true and find the real...
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Arti-Factual Evidence

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Practice responding to controversial information with the New York Times lesson provided here. Middle schoolers watch a video interview with the director of The Lost Tomb of Jesus. After reading a companion article, they identify the...
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Childhood Lost: Child Labor in the United States, 1830-1930

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Working in groups, middle and high schoolers describe and discuss photographs depicting working conditions experienced by child laborers in the 19th century. They then write a persuasive paragraph supporting an amendment to regulate the...
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Drafting Board

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Here is a great online interactive activity that will not only spur discussion on free speech and student expression, but will also involve a great deal of practice in identifying claims and supporting them with evidence.
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Express Yourself Lesson Seed 19: Synthesis

For Teachers 6th Standards
Wrap up your unit on The Cay with an engaging argumentative writing assignment. Writers must decide if they believe The Cay should be banned. The resource includes links to several articles, which have been addressed and examined in...
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Express Yourself Lesson Seed 3

For Teachers 6th Standards
If you're looking to set your class up for writing effective arguments, try out this idea. While originally created with freedom as a guiding idea, the activity could easily be adapted for other themes. As a class, create a chart of...
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Express Yourself Lesson Seed 6 Close Reading

For Teachers 6th Standards
Look back at the third chapter of The Cay with your class. Pupils will conduct a close reading, taking a second look at a chunk of text and responding to a series of text-dependent questions. Wrap up with an analytical writing prompt...
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Skill Thirty-Six: Identify Problems

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How strong is a claim without evidence? Emphasize the importance of having support for your own assertions, as well as possessing a discerning eye when examining what others have to say. Your class members will be given a set of problems...
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Gather Evidence and Cite Sources

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
Could your middle schoolers use some help with finding evidence and citing their sources? Use a short, informative video in your argument essay unit. Young writers learn that a variety of sources is important when crafting an argument....
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Using Evidence and Supporting Details in Writing

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In expository writing, it is important to back up claims with evidence and details. Help your class to develop their writing with notes on different types of evidence. Once they have the basics down, practice with a sample thesis and...
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Deep Impact

For Teachers 6th - 12th
How can acknowledging opposing viewpoints reinforce one's argument? Use this New York Times instructional activity to study consumerism and the environmental impact of new products. After reading the article "Whether a Hummer or a...
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Broadcasting Codes

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Let your learners be the judges for a series of case studies that focus on broadcast codes in Canada. In order to familiarize your class with the codes and guidelines that govern the broadcasting industry, in particular Canada's...
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Global Warming: Writing and Editing a Research Report

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Bring environmental issues into your classroom! Practice writing and peer editing research reports on global warming and the greenhouse effect. Middle schoolers can work on their research skills, their writing skills, and how to...
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Poetry Reading: Analysis Worksheet

For Students 7th - 9th
Explore poetry by reading the poem "The Walloping Window Blind" by Charles E. Carryl, and completing an analysis with your class. The activity provides the entire poem, a graphic organizer to help with summarizing and paraphrasing, and...
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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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Perspectives and Point of View: Task 2 and 3

For Teachers 6th Standards
An effective argument must be backed up with supporting details and facts. Sixth graders use The True Story of the Three Little Pigs to formulate a personal opinion of the wolf's portrayal of the events. They compose a persuasive letter...
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Fact or Fiction - What is Expository Writing?

For Teachers 5th - 10th Standards
Use formatting to organize an explanatory essay after comparing and contrasting expository and narrative genres. Young writers explore expository writing by employing prewriting techniques and graphic organizers to plan an essay. This is...
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Persuasive Writing: Smoking Bans

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Clear the air with this persuasive writing activity, in which middle schoolers investigate smoking bans. Helpful as a cross-curricular health lesson, the assignment prompts young learners to brainstorm reasons why people smoke and...
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My Community: Up Close & Personal

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Help your young citizens explore their community in this thorough lesson plan. They research attributes of their neighborhood and collaborate to design a slide show that features the community. Individually, they design, create, and...
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What Makes Our Community Special?

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Explore websites, complete research, and use technological tools to create a final multimedia presentation on what makes a community special. Learners of all ages work with a partner to research an interesting aspect of their community,...
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In My Opinion

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Young writers craft letters to the government stating their opinion on different topics. They pick an environmental or ocean issue, research it, and craft their formal persuasive letter. Ensure your learners include supporting facts and...
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Writing a Letter to the Editor

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Everyone loves sharing their opinion! Have your class read a fourth grader's persuasive letter to the editor, answer questions about the content and format of the letter, and write their own letter to the editor about a problem in their...
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Looking for Trouble - Using the Internet to Research Structured Controversy

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Discuss controversial issues with your charges. More importantly, discuss how you have to research both sides of a controversy before taking a stance. In groups, middle schoolers research the controversial issue of dog sled racing. They...