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    • Thumb image for Should Mammals Be Kept In Captivity? Sample Persuasive EssayResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Should Mammals Be Kept In Captivity? Sample Persuasive Essay

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This resource, from Scholastic s Teacher Resource page, features a student-written persuasive essay. Written by Sharon Banta, th...
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      Making the Personal Political: Writing Opinion Pieces About Meaningful Issues to Kids

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Reading Comprehension, Career & Technical Ed, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students identify controversial topics on which they have strong opini...
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      "Got Milk?" or "Not Milk!"? - That Is the Question: Critically Analyzing Information about Dairy Products on the Internet

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Nutrition, Reading Comprehension, Health & Physical Education, Technology and 2 additional..
      Is milk good for you or not good for you? In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students explore both si...
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      Who I Am Poems

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from the Multicultural Pavilion, students write a poem called Who I Am. The only rule for the piece is that ea...
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      Peace Poems and Picasso Doves: Literature, Art, Technology, and Poetry

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Literature, Visual Arts, English-Language Arts
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, supports third- through fifth-grade students as they apply think-aloud strategies to reading, ...
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      Can You Convince Me? Developing Persuasive Writing

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      Through a classroom game and resource handouts, students learn about the techniques used in persuasive oral arguments and apply ...
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      Amelia Bedelia--Persuasive Writing

      Grades: 2 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, Literary Analysis, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from Teachers.net, students complete a persuasive writing assignment after reading Amelia Bedelia.
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      Slanted Sentences: Exploring Bias in the News

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Arts, Media, & Entertainment, History-Social Science, American Democracy, Reading Comprehension and 4 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students look for biased words in news articles, suggest synonyms, and...
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      A Case for Reading?Examining Challenged and Banned Books

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, Literary Analysis, English-Language Arts
      Students examine books, selected from the American Library Association Challenged/Banned Books list, and write persuasive pieces...
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      The Connection Between Poetry and Music

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, Visual Arts, English-Language Arts, Music
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students listen to poems read aloud and discuss the rhythm and sound of poetry. Students th...
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      The Magic Touch: Exploring Augmented Reality as a Teaching Tool

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, Technology, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students learn about the educational applications for new Magic Bo...
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      Exploring Point of View

      Grades: 5 to 12
      Subjects: Literary Analysis, English-Language Arts
      This Web page, found on the Annenberg Media Learner.org Web site, highlights the importance of considering point of view when re...
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      Questions for Details: 5 W's and H Strategy

      Grades: TK/K to 8
      Subjects: Professional Development, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This page, from the Journey North Web site, features a strategy in which students generate questions to research a particular to...
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      Investigating Junk Mail: Negotiating Critical Literacy at the Mailbox

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students learn to think about and question texts in ways that develop their analytical capa...
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      Hail to the Chief: Exploring Front Page Coverage of Presidential Election Outcomes in the 20th Century

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Arts, Media, & Entertainment, United States History, History-Social Science, American Democracy and 3 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students explore how the "New York Times" has represented presidential...
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      Types of Point of View

      Grades: 5 to 12
      Subjects: Literary Analysis, English-Language Arts
      This Web page, found on the Annenberg Media Learner.org Web site, describes the different types of point of view used by authors...
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      Jingles Sell: Advertisements as a Reflection of Society

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, American Democracy, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students explore the different persuasive techniques used in commercia...
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      In the Forecast, a Flurry of Concerns About Snow: Exploring Implications of the Lack of Snowfall Data on Various Stakeholders

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Life Sciences, History-Social Science, American Democracy, Reading Comprehension and 5 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students consider the effects of climate change on snowfall and how a ...
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      Have Web, Will Travel! Creating Web-Based Travel Guides for Vacation Destinations

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, Geography and 2 additional..
      In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students examine the many applications of the Internet in travel p...
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      The Persuasive Art of Portraiture: The Message Behind the Picture

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: World History, History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, Visual Arts and 2 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students first explore the power of the visual image to convey a messa...
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