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    • Thumb image for Persuasive Pressures: Exploring Ways to Win Votes and Influence PeopleResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Persuasive Pressures: Exploring Ways to Win Votes and Influence People

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, History-Social Science, American Democracy, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students investigate various lobbying groups. They then practice l...
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      Persuasion Map

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this student interactive, used in several ReadWriteThink lessons, students map out their argument for a persuasive essay or d...
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      Once Upon a Time Rethought: Writing Fractured Fairy Tales

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, Literature, English-Language Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students work together to craft a list of common fairy tale elements. They then explore and analy...
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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, English-Language Arts, Career & Technical Ed
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students identify controversial topics on which they have strong opini...
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      Literary Characters on Trial: Combining Persuasion and Literary Analysis

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Literature, English-Language Arts
      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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      Listen to the Nightingale

      Grades: 5 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Music, Visual Arts, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from ARTSEDGE, students learn music vocabulary and use it to assess David Maddox's musi...
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      Learning the Hard Way: Examining School Segregation Around the World

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Oral Presentations, Geography, History-Social Science and 4 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students explore school segregation that currently exists in countries...
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      Leading to Great Places in the Elementary Classroom

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, Literature, English-Language Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students examine examples of leads in children's literature such as setting, action, character, r...
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      How to Score in the Word Series: Using Exciting and Descriptive Language in Original Articles

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Career & Technical Ed
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students explore descriptive writing and exciting language. After read...
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      Have Web, Will Travel! Creating Web-Based Travel Guides for Vacation Destinations

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Technology, Geography, History-Social Science 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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      "Got Milk?" or "Not Milk!"? - That Is the Question: Critically Analyzing Information about Dairy Products on the Internet

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Technology, Nutrition, Reading Comprehension, Health 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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      Get Set!: Constructing Movie Sets Through Descriptive Writing

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Theatre, Reading Comprehension and 2 additional..
      In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students create vivid descriptions for various sets used in the ne...
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      Geo-Trip

      Grades: 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Geography, History-Social Science, Calculus 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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      Fiction, Setting the Story

      Grades: 5 to 8
      Subjects: Literature, Visual Arts, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from ARTSEDGE, students explore how to use the elements of fiction to enhance and devel...
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      Fairy Tales, Then and Now

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literature, English-Language Arts, Geography, History-Social Science
      In this Xpeditions lesson, students read an old fairy tale or story and list the geographical features and characters described ...
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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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      Examining Plot Conflict through a Comparison/Contrast Essay

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

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Career & Technical Ed
      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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      Elizabeth Blackwell, the First Woman Doctor

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Health Education, English-Language Arts, History-Social Science
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on Elizabeth Blackwell, who became the first woman doctor in 1849. A classroom activity is ...
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      Elements of a Story - PBS Interactives

      Grades: 2 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts
      Learn secrets for telling a good story, explore narratives -- heroes, plot and background. Then, write a story of your own.
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