persuasive speaking

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Jan'17

Celebrate and Educate

Black History Month and Common Core In the United States, February is Black (African-American) History Month, a time when many …

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30

Sep'16

Evaluating Proposed Solutions

Educators today are using blogs as a way for students to practice writing persuasive and argumentative essays based on current events. …

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10

Aug'16

Students Starters Enhance Teaching

Student Starters Now is a good time to plan on releasing more responsibility for learning to your students. The first …

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11

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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07

Sep'13

Language Arts Resources

General Overview of ELA Resources Welcome to my website. Click on any of the lines to sample explanations, assignments, and …

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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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11

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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01

Oct'12

Observing 2012 Presidential Debates

Have you seen this resource from Frank Baker? He acknowledges that the conten is somewhat dated, the basic elements still …

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15

May'12

Summer Reading for Students and Teachers

This sounds like a “Duh”, but what is the purpose of having the students do the summer reading?  How can …

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04

Dec'11

Values, Beliefs and Attitudes

It’s important to know the values, beliefs, and attitudes that motivate behavior in order to write an effective persuasive speech …

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