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Aug'15

Prepare in the Fall for Spring Assessments

Practice Debates ⇒Argumentative Essays Meeting Common Core State Standards is not the only reason to have students learn to think …

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Jul'15

Argumentative vs Persuasive Speaking and Writing

Arguing or Persuading??? Check out this discussion thread on English Companion Ning which includes Carol S’s distinction, as well as …

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Oct'14

October Celebrations

More than HALLOWEEN Learning about and celebrating the cultures of others is a wonderful reason to write. And,  October is …

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Aug'14

Planning for First Month – 2

Get ’em Thinking about Thinking The first month of school is a great time to introduce or review with students ways …

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Jun'14

Writing in Eighth Grade

Age Appropriate Themes A colleague on social network for teachers posted this query. Because many of you are considering similar …

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Mar'14

Spring into Speeches and Meet CCSS in Content Areas

Speeches meet CCSS By Spring of the school year, your students likely are comfortable enough with you and their classmates …

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Oct'13

Writing Convincing Arguments

Writing Convincing Arguments* “You cannot convince a confused person, so keep things tidy and ordered.” Reading Critically “When you read, …

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Sep'13

Prep for Argumentative Speech or Essay

Argumentative Speech or Essay: Prep is Key Students sometimes misunderstand the subtleties of persuasive and argumentative speaking and writing. Showing …

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Apr'13

A Lesson Before Dying – Journaling

Journaling about Reading Keeping a journal as they read helps prepare students for more engaging discussion and elaborated writing.  When …

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03

Oct'12

Argumentation versus Persuasion

Check out this discussion thread on English Companion Ning which includes Carol S’s distinction, as well as a list of …

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