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Reading Informational Text: 8th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 8th Standards
Develop informational reading skills that your students can bring to every academic textbook, newspaper article, or political speech they encounter. With lesson plans, projects, and reading passages, a collection featuring resources that...
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Persuasive Writing

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed Standards
Aesop claimed that the art of persuasion is often more effectual than force. Guide your writers through the writing process of creating strong, effective persuasive essays and speeches using the lesson plans, videos, worksheets, and unit...

EngageNY Grade 11 ELA: Module 2, Unit 1

For Teachers 11th Standards
The texts in Module 2 in the ELA series explore the effects of prejudice and oppression. The 26 lessons in Unit 1 asks students to analyze W.E.B. Du Bois's "Of Our Spiritual Strivings" and Booker T. Washington's "Atlanta Compromise...
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Persuasive Speech Assignment

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Practice using concrete evidence from various sources to back up an argument. The lesson plan emphasizes the use of support in a persuasive speech, as well as the importance of appealing to an audience's logic and emotions. You could...
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Identifying Descriptive Writing Techniques

For Teachers 6th - 12th
How do authors make stories so great? With figures of speech and descriptive language, of course. Young readers identify the techniques that specific authors use to enhance their written descriptions. The site Writesville is used to...
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Author’s Purpose in Reagan’s “Tear Down This Wall” Speech

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
President Ronald Reagan's "Tear Down This Wall" speech, delivered on June 12, 1987 before the Berlin Wall, provides class members with an opportunity to examine three key aspects of informational text: author bias, the use of facts and...
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Writing an Argument: Persuasive Speeches to Students

For Students 8th Standards
Powerful orators make their messages compelling with a combination of factors. Learn how to be an inspirational speaker with a reading assessment activity that presents a list of persuasive speaking techniques, as well as two speeches...
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Identifying Descriptive Writing Techniques

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Read through articles and work as a class to identify the techniques used by the author to develop a descriptive writing. They then work independently identifying parts of speech and figures of speech in descriptions. There is a...
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Reading Nonfiction: Analyzing Joseph McCarthy's "Enemies from Within" Speech

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Looking for a lesson that teaches class members how to analyze nonfiction? Use Joseph McCarthy's famous "Enemies from Within" speech as a instructional text. Worksheet questions direct readers' attention to the many historical references...
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Delivering a Persuasive Speech

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Students determine the procedures for making a persuasive speech. In this persuasive speech lesson, students discuss the skills that are needed to persuade someone. They examine proper body language, speech, and syntax for giving a...
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Techniques for Speech Delivery

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Pupils write and deliver a short persuasive speech using the POAM method. They also incorporate one of the three persuasive appeals into a written speech. Students apply what they have learned about persuasion and speech presentation to...
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Speech in the Virginia Convention

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
“. . .different men often see the same subject in different lights. . .” but the great orator Patrick Henry used all the skills at his command to craft a speech to convince listeners to see things as he did--that liberty was worth dying...
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"Their Eyes Were Watching God": Folk Speech and Figurative Language

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Using or considering using Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God? Then this packet is a must for your curriculum library. The examination of how Hurston combines folklore and folk language to create the voice of her...
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Sample Differentiated Language Arts

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Meet the needs of all learners with this differentiated lesson. First, activate prior knowledge with a mini-lesson and examine one of the popular speeches, "I Have A Dream" by Martin Luther King Jr., or "New Frontier" by John. F....
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Parts of Speech Museum

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students apply their knowledge of the basic parts of speech while studying them. They create display boards that show visual and written examples of the different parts of speech. The museum consists of project boards with pictures and...
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Hitler's Speech at Youth Rally

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Using Hitler's youth rally speech, study the rhetorical triangle, implement the RAFTS writing method, and immerse your learners in World War II history. Hard copies of the speech as well YouTube links are included for analysis. The...
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Persuasive Language

For Teachers 3rd - 9th Standards
Language has power. Use the materials in a language arts teaching guide to equip learners with the knowledge of the persuasive techniques, both verbal and visual, that can be used to influence thinking.
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Primary Source Worksheet: Theodore Roosevelt, Excerpt from “The Square Deal” Speech

For Students 8th - 11th
Talk about a timely resource! As part of a series of primary source exercises, individuals read and respond to questions about Theodore Roosevelt's "The Square Deal" speech. Roosevelt reminds us of what our social system should be.
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Dollars and Votes: 2012 Election

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What comes to mind when learners think about campaign financing? Secondary pupils watch a video about the fundraising climate during the 2012 presidential election and discuss Super PACs and Supreme Court legislation as a group. Focusing...
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Critiquing A Speech Contestant

For Teachers 6th - 8th
What makes a speech effective? Middle schoolers critique a speech for content and presentation. They view a video of a middle school student presenting an informational speech, They outline the content of the speech and critique the...
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Differentiated Language Arts

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Pupils read speeches and identify the main idea as well as the literary techniques employed, paying careful attention to the persuasion and repetition elements that each speech possesses. Using a graphic organizer, they analyze,...
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Reading the Play

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Do figures of speech enhance a play or story? In small groups, learners locate and describe figures of speech they find while reading a reader's theater play. After making predictions, they describe how the figures of speech make the...
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Blending into Good Speech

For Teachers K - 1st
Your class can increase their production of the target phoneme /sh/ through the use of video, the Internet, and hands-on activities listed here. Sound out the phoneme altogether, then model words that include  /sh/ at the beginning....
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Edward Lear, Limericks, and Nonsense

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Introduce your class to the delights of nonsense poetry and explore literary devices with the writing of Edward Lear. Learners identify rhyme and meter as well as figures of speech, alliteration, and onomatopoeia in "The Owl and the...

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