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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: Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Writing Strategies, Career & Technical Ed, Reading Comprehension, 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, Health Education, Reading Comprehension, 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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      Can You Convince Me? Developing Persuasive Writing

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      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: Reading Comprehension, Literary Analysis, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      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, Vocabulary & Spelling, Grammar 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: Reading Comprehension, Literary Analysis, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      Students examine books, selected from the American Library Association Challenged/Banned Books list, and write persuasive pieces...
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      The Magic Touch: Exploring Augmented Reality as a Teaching Tool

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Technology, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      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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      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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    • Thumb image for Hail to the Chief: Exploring Front Page Coverage of Presidential Election Outcomes in the 20th CenturyResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Hail to the Chief: Exploring Front Page Coverage of Presidential Election Outcomes in the 20th Century

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Arts, Media, & Entertainment, History-Social Science, United States History, Career & Technical Ed 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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      Jingles Sell: Advertisements as a Reflection of Society

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, American Democracy, 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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    • Thumb image for In the Forecast, a Flurry of Concerns About Snow: Exploring Implications of the Lack of Snowfall Data on Various StakeholdersResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      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, Earth & Space Science, Ecology & Ecosystems, History-Social Science 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: History-Social Science, Writing Strategies, Geography, Reading Comprehension 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: History-Social Science, Visual Arts, Visual Arts & Performing Arts, World History 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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      The American Revolution: The Declaration and Beyond

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts
      In this Discovery Education lesson, students will: 1. As the American Revolution approached, writers created highly persuas...
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      Strong Convictions: Learning to Write Persuasive Editorials about Current News

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Arts, Media, & Entertainment, History-Social Science, Writing Strategies, World History and 4 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students examine the rhetorical structure of a New York Times editoria...
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      The Ad Campaign: Learning About How Political Candidates Use Mass Media

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, American Democracy, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students explore how political candidates use mass media to deliver th...
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      Journalistic Writing Lesson Plan Unit

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Arts, Media, & Entertainment, History-Social Science, Career & Technical Ed, Reading Comprehension and 2 additional..
      This page, from the New York Times Learning Network, offers a collection of lesson plans on journalistic writing. These plans as...
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      Inventing and Presenting Unit 3: Persuasive Speaking and Invention Promotion

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, Technology, English-Language Arts, Science
      In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from ReadWriteThink, students use what they have learned about experimentation and the ...
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      Press Review: Comparing Newspaper and Television Reports on the State of the Union Address

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Arts, Media, & Entertainment, History-Social Science, Career & Technical Ed, Reading Comprehension and 2 additional..
      This lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, encourages students to compare and contrast the methods used by both news...
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