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EngageNY

EngageNY Grade 12 ELA: Module 1, Unit 1: "I'm for truth, no matter who tells it."

For Teachers 12th Standards
Engaging narratives blend the forms of expository writing with the tropes of creative writing. Introduce class members to narrative writing techniques with a 28-lesson unit that not only uses The Autobiography of Malcolm X as a model of...
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EngageNY Grade 11 ELA Module 1: How Do Authors Develop and Relate Elements of a Text?

For Teachers 11th Standards
In this three-unit module, juniors examine literary and nonfiction text, observing how authors develop their central ideas. In Units 1 and 2, scholars practice close reading, annotating text, and evidence-based discussions and writing....
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EngageNY Grade 12 ELA Module 1: Reading and Writing Personal Narratives

For Teachers 12th Standards
The first unit in Module 1 uses The Autobiography of Malcolm X as the core text. Scholars practice close reading, evidence-based writing and discussion, critical analysis of narrative texts, and narrative writing techniques. Marmon...
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EngageNY Grade 11 ELA: Module 2, Unit 2

For Teachers 11th Standards
Two texts anchor a 14-lesson unit that explores what it means to be a woman in America. In her "An Address by Elizabeth Cady Stanton" Stanton argues for women's right to vote. Audre Lorde offers a different point of view in her poem, "...
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EngageNY Grade 11 ELA Module 1, Unit 3

For Teachers 11th Standards
The third unit in this module uses Virginia Woolf's "A Room of One's Own" as an anchor text. Learners continue to develop their close reading and analysis skill, this time with a nonfiction text. In addition, they work to improve their...
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EngageNY Grade 12 ELA: Module 1, Unit 2

For Teachers 12th Standards
This second unit in a three-unit narrative writing module contains six lessons designed to refine close reading and evidence-based discussion skills. The unit also continues the focus on narrative writing and uses Leslie Marmon Silko's...
4 In 4 Collections
Lesson Planet

Transportation Systems

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Learners analyze the evolution of cultural attitudes through the lens of transportation, examining several artifacts, documents, and photographs. Topics covered include how American attitudes have influenced society's evolution into a...
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Creating a Psychology News Wiki

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
If you're searching for a way to keep your class informed of current psychology news, this ongoing assignment is both educational and engaging. Class members locate and read a psychology article of interest, write a psychological...
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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...
1 In 1 Collection
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Case Study: The 1918 Influenza Pandemic – Factors Beyond the Biological that Influence the Spread of Disease

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A very timely instructional activity looks at the social and political factors that affect the spread of disease. Using the 1918 Influenza Pandemic as a case study, pupils research factors that influenced the spread of the disease,...
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Making Evidence-Based Claims About Literary Technique: Raymond Carver

For Teachers 12th Standards
Your class explores one of the most complex human emotions when they read Carver's "What we talk about when we talk about love." Using the seventh installment in a 10-part series, scholars learn how to construct an evidence-based claim...
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Making Evidence-Based Claims: Ronald Reagan, Hillary Clinton

For Teachers 12th Standards
What do Hillary Clinton and Ronald Regan have in common? Both speakers help your class learn about making evidence-based claims. The fifth lesson plan of 10 scaffolds learners by having them support a given claim with textual evidence...
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1999 AP® English Language and Composition Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
A released Advanced Placed exam provides scholars with an opportunity to practice their English language and composition skills. After reading two passages about Florida's Okefenokee Swamp, they write essays analyzing how the distinctive...
2 In 2 Collections
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Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 25

For Teachers 11th Standards
While preparing for the end-of-unit assessment, scholars look at Washington's "Atlanta Compromise" speech and identify the terms he used in the argument. They also identify the relationship of the claims presented in the speech and in Du...
2 In 2 Collections
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Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 13

For Teachers 11th Standards
Some words leave a lasting impact. After reading paragraph 11 of the text "Of Our Spiritual Strivings," scholars take a close look at how Du Bois describes the impact prejudice left on the African American community. They discuss the...
2 In 2 Collections
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Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 24

For Teachers 11th Standards
You can never be too prepared. Scholars begin preparing for the end-of-the-unit assessment over Du Bois’s "Of Our Spiritual Strivings" from and Washington’s "Atlanta Compromise" speech. They use peer discussion to talk about the...
2 In 2 Collections
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Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 23

For Teachers 11th Standards
Work together for the higher good. Scholars look at paragraph 10 in the "Atlanta Compromise" speech in which Washington pledges African American cooperation. Readers determine the connection between two central ideas and how they build...
2 In 2 Collections
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Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 22

For Teachers 11th Standards
Say exactly what you mean. In paragraphs eight and nine of the "Atlanta Compromise" speech, scholars analyze the importance of Washington's precise language. They interpret the figurative language he used and add to their Idea Tracking...
2 In 2 Collections
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Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 21

For Teachers 11th Standards
Is there power in persuasion? After reading paragraphs six and seven of Booker T. Washington's "Atlanta Compromise" speech, learners take a look at how Washington uses rhetoric and carefully planned word choice to add to the...
2 In 2 Collections
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Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 20

For Teachers 11th Standards
Scholars analyze the fifth paragraph of Booker T. Washington's "Atlanta Compromise" speech. They learn more about his point of view toward color as he addresses the "white race." Pupils review their Idea Tracking Tools in pairs, answer...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 19

For Teachers 11th Standards
Scholars look at paragraphs two and three in the "Atlanta Compromise" speech. They analyze how Washington uses a story about a ship lost at sea and rhetorical devices to develop his point of view. After class discussion and the...
2 In 2 Collections
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Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 18

For Teachers 11th Standards
America's success depends on everyone. Scholars take a close look at the first two paragraphs of Booker T. Washington’s "Atlanta Compromise" speech. They work in groups to answer questions and discuss Washington's point of view of...
2 In 2 Collections
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Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 16

For Teachers 11th Standards
Take a second look. Scholars take a look at the chapter "Of Our Spiritual Strivings" as a whole and once again work in groups to discuss Du Bois's use of figurative language. They also complete the Mid-Unit Assessment Evidence Collection...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 15

For Teachers 11th Standards
Scholars read paragraphs 13 and 14 of the text "Of Our Spiritual Strivings" and analyze Du Bois's conclusion of the chapter. Writers revisit their quick write assignments from the previous lesson plan and revise or expand them as needed.