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    • Thumb image for Writing a Movie: Summarizing and Rereading a Film ScriptResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Writing a Movie: Summarizing and Rereading a Film Script

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Visual Arts, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      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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      Vote for Me! Developing, Writing, and Evaluating Persuasive Speeches

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      Using the relevant example of political campaigning, this ReadWriteThink lesson teaches students the characteristics of effectiv...
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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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      The 100 Most Frequently Challenged Books of 1990-2000

      Grades: PS/Pre-K to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis, Reading Comprehension
      This resource, from the American Library Association, features a list of the 100 most frequently challenged books of 1990-2000. ...
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      Strong Convictions: Learning to Write Persuasive Editorials about Current News

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Career & Technical Ed, History-Social Science, Arts, Media, & Entertainment 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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      Spreading the Word: Analyzing the Use of Propaganda in the War Against Terrorism

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, American Democracy, Reading Comprehension
      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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      Should Mammals Be Kept In Captivity? Sample Persuasive Essay

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, 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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    • 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: Writing Strategies, Career & Technical Ed, History-Social Science, Arts, Media, & Entertainment 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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    • 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: Professional Development, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      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 Screening the Silver Screen: Writing New York Times "Movie Guide" ReviewsResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Screening the Silver Screen: Writing New York Times "Movie Guide" Reviews

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Film & Video, English-Language Arts and 2 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students examine the style and techniques of the "Movie Guide" column ...
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      Recorded Sound Section--Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Music, Film & Video, English-Language Arts and 2 additional..
      This page, from the Library of Congress, provides information about their collection of radio broadcasts--the largest and most i...
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      Persuasive Writing

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      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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      Persuasive Pressures: Exploring Ways to Win Votes and Influence People

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

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Literature, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students are introduced to the literary device of onomatopoeia and explore how the technique adds...
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      News or Propaganda? Evaluating the Use of Government-Created News Segments

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: United States History, Career & Technical Ed, History-Social Science, Arts, Media, & Entertainment 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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      Music Theories: Exploring the Music World Through Reviews and Research

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Music, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts and 3 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students explore the inception and evolution of hip-hop music as a spr...
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      Making the Personal Political: Writing Opinion Pieces About Meaningful Issues to Kids

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Career & Technical Ed, Arts, Media, & Entertainment, English-Language Arts, 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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    • Thumb image for Literary Characters on Trial: Combining Persuasion and Literary AnalysisResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Literary Characters on Trial: Combining Persuasion and Literary Analysis

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Literature, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      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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    • 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: Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      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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      Jingles Sell: Advertisements as a Reflection of Society

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