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"Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" Speech

For Students 7th - 8th Standards
What kind of rhetorical devices did Patrick Henry use in his famous speech that convinced the colony of Virginia to organize a militia and fight in the American Revolution? Pupils analyze the speech text and then discuss what it takes to...
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English Language Arts Examination: June 2016

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The English Language Arts Examination handout contains a variety of multiple-choice questions to assess reading comprehension, in addition to a source-based argument essay and text-analysis response prompts.
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Alphabet Organizer

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Students practice organizing their vocabulary words in an online organizer tool. In this vocabulary lesson, students read a text and take notes. Additionally, students organize their vocabulary words into an online "Alphabet Organizer"...
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Factual Information Text Worksheet

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
When reading informational texts, young readers often need help processing the evidence or facts presented in the text. Use this worksheet to help your class organize the information presented in a text, therefore more easily understand...
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Plan the Structure of a Written Response by Rereading the Text and Generating a List

For Students 4th Standards
Learn the first steps to writing an explanatory essay: creating a structure! While there are lots of ways to organize your ideas, this first of six lessons focuses on creating lists of related information after taking notes on a text....
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Word: SmartArt Graphics

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
Is it possible to communicate information with graphics instead of text? With an informative video, scholars discover how to use SmartArt in a Microsoft Word document. They learn how to add text to a SmartArt graphic and how to organize...
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Building Evidence-Based Arguments: “Doping can be that last 2 percent.”

For Teachers 7th Standards
Even the most thrilling sports career can end in an asterisk if the player uses performance-enhancing drugs. Focused on the topic of doping in sports, a seventh grade unit breaks down the arguments for and against steroids in five...
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SOAPStone

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Have your learners use the SOAPSTone strategy to help organize their analysis as they read and prepare to write. This template provides space to write in the name of any document and a space for taking notes on each of the elements of...
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Documenting Research: Sorting and Recording Information About the Wheelwright

For Teachers 4th Standards
Fourth graders practice using a graphic organizer to record their notes and answer text-dependent questions while supplying evidence of how they found their answer. They focus on a machine called the wheelright, which was commonly used...
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Short But Sweet

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
After analyzing and evaluating news summaries found in the New York Times "Week in Review" section, middle schoolers study the steps for summarizing a news article briefly and accurately. They write two news summaries: one on a newspaper...
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About Frogs

For Teachers K - 2nd
Following a reading of Frogs by Gail Gibbons, young scientists write about one fact they learned from the reading to include in a class book about frog facts. Class members illustrate their sentences and add a title page and a table of...
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Organize an Argument

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Prepare your pupils for a debate or argumentative writing assignment. Students can use the two columns here to take notes on two different arguments about the same topics. They then note down their own positions and briefly explain their...
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How Does It Work?

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Teach young learners how informational texts are organized and formatted. Have them read the short, three-paragraph passage about spiders before answering questions about the basic format of the text. 
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Organizing Information

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Teach your readers how to read informational texts. Part of reading this type of text is recognizing the organization and format of the writing. The learner will read three short paragraphs about tigers before answering some basic...
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Organization Outline

For Students K - 12th
Forming a strong organizational outline is important when reading a complex text, writing an informative essay, or analyzing a complicated problem. Use a straightforward organization outline to teach learners about concept mapping.
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Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 1

For Teachers 11th Standards
When is a word more than just a word? Scholars examine the significance of a word used by W.E.B. Du Bois in "Of Our Spiritual Strivings." Readers carry out a deep discussion of the use of the word problem in the text. After sharing ideas...
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Elements and Their Properties

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
How did ancient scientists classify elements? Answer this question and others as young chemists create a device to test the properties of various elements. They classify elements as metals or nonmetals, learn to differentiate between...
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Reading Strategies for the Social Studies Class

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Word splashes, read-draw-talk-write activities, exhibits. Middle schoolers use the Storypath approach to a unit study of America's concerns during the Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis. Teams organize a 21st century world's fair,...
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Get Your Organisms Organized

For Teachers 6th Standards
From large to small, show your class how to organize them all! Included within the guide is everything you need to take their knowledge of classification from the cellular to the species level. The worksheets focus on building vocabulary...
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Who's Got Page 10?

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students participate in an activity that is aimed at increasing their organizational skills. They reorganize magazines that have been taken apart and scrambled.
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Adventurous Magic

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students organize writing based on the book Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher and write about an item they need in a magic store. In this writing activity, students pick an item in the story in the Elives' Magic Supplies and write a...
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This is my Story: Task 3 Day 1-2

For Teachers 6th Standards
As part of a larger unit, this portion focuses on drafting and organizing information after analyzing three different literary mediums that convey a similar topic. They complete a carousel activity where they move from station to...
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I Can Identify a Nonfiction Writer's Main Idea and Supporting Examples

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Use this page to quickly identify the central idea of a text and organize ideas for writing an informational or explanatory text. The worksheet is split into two parts. In the first part, pupils note down the main idea and supporting...
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Final Topic Selection

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Read The Quicksand Book by Tomie dePaola while taking notes about the story.  Perform a read-aloud, and work your way through the text with your youngsters. With this plan, learners also write about ideas from a previous day, and detail...

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