Writing

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Aug'13

Write Now about the Future

Journalistic Writing   Here’s a great first quarter assignment to get students thinking about the value of post high school …

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25

Aug'13

Using Commas Correctly

Grammar: Using Commas It may sound silly, but it works.  Get PHYSICAL!  All you need is access to technology to …

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20

Aug'13

Talking and Writing About Texts

Talking and Writing about Text Preparing to Talk LITERARY ILLUMINATIONS*: Locate a few special sections of the reading that the …

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20

Jul'13

Human Interest Story

Journalism: Organizing Article   With what prestigious award will you be honored in 25 years? Paragraph 1 Who, what, when, …

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15

Jul'13

Arguments Based on Dystopian Literature

The Iron Heel is a dystopian novel by American writer Jack London, first published in 1908.Generally considered to be the …

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May'13

Monkey Bridge – Critique a Critique

Reading and Writing a Literary Critique Use the Nine Yardsticks of Value Chart to show how you rate the autobiographical …

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13

Mar'13

Inherit the Wind – Unit of Study

Literature Study: Inherit the Wind Propaganda, Persuasion and Play-writing Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Lee Adapted from …

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27

Feb'13

Emotion Words for Tone and Mood

Do you find it tough trying to get yours students to be more precise and use just the right word …

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28

Jan'13

Customize Your Rubrics

Six Traits © Rubrics – Customized   Here are samples of the Six Traits © Rubrics for Writing that has …

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06

Dec'12

More Careful Reading – Homework Idea

Reading – Homework I love to share ideas from others that I wish I’d thought of myself.  Here’s one from …

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