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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: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension
      This resource, from Scholastic s Teacher Resource page, features a student-written persuasive essay. Written by Sharon Banta, th...
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      Teaching Point of View with "Two Bad Ants"

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literature, Reading Comprehension
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students use the illustrations and text in Chris Van Allsburg's "Two Bad Ants" to develop an unde...
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      Making the Personal Political: Writing Opinion Pieces About Meaningful Issues to Kids

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Career & Technical Ed, Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students identify controversial topics on which they have strong opini...
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      Endangered Species - Persuasive Writing

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Career & Technical Ed, Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension
      This student reproducible is from ABCTeach. Students are asked to play the role of a newspaper reporter, select a topic related ...
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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: Health Education, English-Language Arts, Nutrition, Health & Physical Education 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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      Pourquoi Stories: Creating Tales to Tell Why

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Literary Analysis, Reading Comprehension
      Where did the stars come from? What makes lightning and thunder? Pourquoi tales are narratives developed by various cultures aro...
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      Zines for Kids: Multigenre Texts About Media Icons

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Visual Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students create multigenre "zines," or fan magazines, that focus on prominent figures from popula...
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      Wartime Poetry: Working with Similes

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Visual Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students analyze a photograph and brainstorm words to describe the characters' senses and f...
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      Persuasion Map

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension
      In this student interactive, used in several ReadWriteThink lessons, students map out their argument for a persuasive essay or d...
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      Can You Convince Me? Developing Persuasive Writing

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension
      Through a classroom game and resource handouts, students learn about the techniques used in persuasive oral arguments and apply ...
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    • Thumb image for "Cap o'Rushes" Lesson PlanResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      "Cap o'Rushes" Lesson Plan

      Grades: 4 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Theatre, Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Literary Analysis
      In this lesson, from the University of Calgary, students will read and/or listen to the English folk tale Cap o Rushes, and p...
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      The Big Bad Wolf: Analyzing Point of View in Texts

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension
      Was the Big Bad Wolf really all that bad? This lesson encourages students to analyze multiple viewpoints, view texts from differ...
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      Dear Librarian: Writing a Persuasive Letter

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Literature, Reading Comprehension
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students write to their school librarian, requesting that a specific text be added to the school ...
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      Elizabeth Blackwell, the First Woman Doctor

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: Health Education, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on Elizabeth Blackwell, who became the first woman doctor in 1849. A classroom activity is ...
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      Examining Plot Conflict through a Comparison/Contrast Essay

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Literature, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students identify the characteristics of conflict using picture books. They complete graphi...
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      Amelia Bedelia--Persuasive Writing

      Grades: 2 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Literary Analysis, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson, from Teachers.net, students complete a persuasive writing assignment after reading Amelia Bedelia.
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      A Race with Grace: Sports Poetry in Motion

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Vocabulary & Spelling, Reading Comprehension
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students explore the grace and beauty of motion in a variety of sports. Examining examples from t...
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      The Beverly Cleary Sculpture Garden

      Grades: TK/K to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literature, Reading Comprehension
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on Beverly Cleary, author of award-winning children's books including "Dear Mr. Henshaw" an...
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      Geo-Trip

      Grades: 5
      Subjects: Geography, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, Addition & Subtraction and 5 additional..
      In this activity, from the Educator s Reference Desk, students create a travel brochure for a geographic location of their choos...
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      A Case for Reading?Examining Challenged and Banned Books

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