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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: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, 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: Career & Technical Ed, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, 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: Health Education, Reading Comprehension, Health & Physical Education, 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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      A Case for Reading?Examining Challenged and Banned Books

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, 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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      Onomatopoeia: A Figurative Language Mini-lesson

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Literature, English-Language Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students are introduced to the literary device of onomatopoeia and explore how the technique adds...
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      Persuasive Pressures: Exploring Ways to Win Votes and Influence People

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, American Democracy
      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: Career & Technical Ed, Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts 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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      Persuasive Writing

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, 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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      Jingles Sell: Advertisements as a Reflection of Society

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, American Democracy
      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 Searching Informational Texts: Text and Task Characteristics That Affect PerformanceResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      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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    • 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: Reading Comprehension, Ecology & Ecosystems, Geography, 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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      Ernest Hemingway

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Literature, English-Language Arts
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on novelist Ernest Hemingway, winner of the 1954 Nobel Prize in Literature. A classroom act...
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    • Thumb image for Separate but Equal Opinions: Examining How Opinions About Current Events Are Expressed in NewspapersResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Separate but Equal Opinions: Examining How Opinions About Current Events Are Expressed in Newspapers

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Career & Technical Ed, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, History-Social Science 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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      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: Career & Technical Ed, World History, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies 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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      News or Propaganda? Evaluating the Use of Government-Created News Segments

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Career & Technical Ed, Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts and 3 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students discuss objectivity and press responsibility. They work in sm...
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    • Thumb image for Let the Truth Be Known: Analyzing the Relationship Between Authenticity and Historical Accounts: A Language Arts LessonResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Let the Truth Be Known: Analyzing the Relationship Between Authenticity and Historical Accounts: A Language Arts Lesson

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students explore the issue of authenticity in written works and the re...
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      The 100 Most Frequently Challenged Books of 1990-2000

      Grades: PS/Pre-K to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis
      This resource, from the American Library Association, features a list of the 100 most frequently challenged books of 1990-2000. ...
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      Spreading the Word: Analyzing the Use of Propaganda in the War Against Terrorism

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, American Democracy
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students analyze the use of propaganda in the war against terrorism, f...
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