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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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      GIST Reading Lesson Plan

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory, students are introduced to the GIST reading strategy. The go...
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      Making the Personal Political: Writing Opinion Pieces About Meaningful Issues to Kids

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Career & Technical Ed, Arts, Media, & Entertainment
      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: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Technology, Nutrition 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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      Vote for Me! Developing, Writing, and Evaluating Persuasive Speeches

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      Using the relevant example of political campaigning, this ReadWriteThink lesson teaches students the characteristics of effectiv...
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      A Case for Reading?Examining Challenged and Banned Books

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis
      Students examine books, selected from the American Library Association Challenged/Banned Books list, and write persuasive pieces...
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      Exploring Free Speech and Persuasion with '"Nothing but the Truth"

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: U.S. Constitution, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, History-Social Science
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, after reading the novel "Nothing But The Truth," students discuss the protagonist Phillip a...
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      Onomatopoeia: A Figurative Language Mini-lesson

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Literature
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students are introduced to the literary device of onomatopoeia and explore how the technique adds...
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      Literary Characters on Trial: Combining Persuasion and Literary Analysis

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Literature
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students read a work of literature as a class and then brainstorm "crimes" committed by cha...
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      Folktale Improvisation

      Grades: 6
      Subjects: Visual Arts & Performing Arts, English-Language Arts, Theatre, Literary Analysis
      In this lesson, from California State University, Chico, groups of students present reader s theatre by improvising folktales fr...
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      Persuasive Pressures: Exploring Ways to Win Votes and Influence People

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, American Democracy, History-Social Science
      In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students investigate various lobbying groups. They then practice l...
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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: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, United States History, 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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      Jingles Sell: Advertisements as a Reflection of Society

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, American Democracy, History-Social Science
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students explore the different persuasive techniques used in commercia...
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      Writing a Movie: Summarizing and Rereading a Film Script

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Visual Arts
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students view a videotape or DVD of a film segment that has a great deal of action and litt...
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      Persuasive Writing

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This resource, from the Kent School District, features a collection of links to over 30 different lesson plans and classroom res...
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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: Geography, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Life Sciences 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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      Searching Informational Texts: Text and Task Characteristics That Affect Performance

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Professional Development
      This article, from the International Reading Association, discusses research on how students search for and extract details and ...
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      Separate but Equal Opinions: Examining How Opinions About Current Events Are Expressed in Newspapers

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, American Democracy and 3 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students examine the ways in which editorials and Op-ed pieces respond...
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      Ernest Hemingway

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Literature
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on novelist Ernest Hemingway, winner of the 1954 Nobel Prize in Literature. A classroom act...
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      Driving the Digital Highway: Researching and Marketing Computer Technology in Cars: A Lesson for Language Arts and Technology Classrooms

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Career & Technical Ed, Arts, Media, & Entertainment, History-Social Science
      In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students read "Cars Get More Megs Under the Hood," focusing on the...
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