Middle School – Writing

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Oct'11

PIE Paragraphs and TRAIN Structure for Essays

GRAPHICS SHOW STRUCTURE SEEING IS BELIEVING Sometimes when students SEE how essays work, they can write their own with confidence …

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Oct'11

Abstract Term Speech Assignment

Critical Thinking and Speaking We always are looking for lessons to teach and assess skills in ways that students can …

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Oct'11

POETRY-African American History Month Project

Celebrate Cultures February is a great time to incorporate an oral language component into your lessons and invite students to …

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Oct'11

POETRY- Project: Handouts and Checklist

Poetry Project Handouts This set of handouts includes guidelines to provide students with what they need to complete an in-depth …

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Oct'11

PATTERN POEM

An effective way to assess students’ ability to look closely and discover how a poem is put together is to …

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Oct'11

PANTOUN POEM Worksheet

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Oct'11

Holiday Memories in Verse

  Capturing Holiday Memories as Poems  

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Oct'11

Literary Devices – A Handout with Definitions

Writers use various strategies to create suspense or to provide background information to round out the characterization or to increase …

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Oct'11

I, Juan de Pareja, Exploring Art

Interdisciplinary Teaching What are you teaching next? Now is a fine time to plan an inter-disciplinary unit in which you …

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Oct'11

Geometric Character Analysis

Character Analysis Looking for an authentic alternative assessment to determine how well your students understand characterization, the relationships, and motivations …

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Teaching English Language Arts