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Crash Course: Business Soft Skills

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
A series of 17 videos teach future entrepreneurs about the soft skills they need to succeed in business. Viewers learn the importance of developing trust, the secrets of business writing, how to speak with confidence, how to craft a...
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EngageNY Grade 7 ELA Module 4a: Reading and Research: Screen Time and the Developing Brain

For Teachers 7th Standards
Module 4A examines the effects of entertainment screen time has on the adolescent brain. In Unit 1, seventh-graders build background knowledge by reading texts about brain development, centering around the prefrontal cortex, the limbic...
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EngageNY Grade 7 ELA: Module 4a, Unit 3: Culminating Project: Recommended Screen Time Position Paper and Visual

For Teachers 7th Standards
Module 4a, Unit 3 is all about research. Over the course of the10 lessons  in the collection, seventh graders plan a research-based position paper. After examining a model, writers consider the claims and counterclaims to include in...
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English for Emails

For Teachers 9th Standards
Prepare young job seekers for the world of work with a nine-unit collection that helps them develop the skills they need to succeed in an online business environment. The collection covers e-mail address formats, domain names,...
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Why Do We Need Pronouns?

For Students 1st - 8th Standards
Who needs pronouns? Everyone! Show your class the power of pronouns with this worksheet. Learners read a sample paragraph that doesn't include any pronouns and then revise that paragraph by filling in the appropriate pronouns.
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"I" Witness to History

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Young journalists write diary entries from the point of view of a person involved in a historical event. They focus on including facts, clear narration, and accurate description of the individual's feelings. 
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Scaffolding for Position Paper: Clarifying Body Paragraphs, Introduction, and Conclusion

For Teachers 7th Standards
All clear! Scholars read through the body paragraphs of their position papers to ensure clarity. They also review their planners to make sure all information is paraphrased without plagiarism. When satisfied with the body paragraphs,...
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The Secret to Business Writing: Crash Course Business - Soft Skills #3

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
With the constant flow of communication in the business world, how do professionals get their point across? Scholars learn about effective communication skills and explore how to properly compose emails, memos, and reports, and learn how...
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Unit 9: Email Etiquette

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Manners matter! The ninth and final lesson in a series of career education and skills activities focuses on hitting a happy medium in business correspondence. Scholars master five simple rules for creating e-mails that are friendly,...
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Simplify with Pronouns

For Students 2nd - 8th Standards
Give your class the task of reducing redundant words by assigning this exercise. Learners use pronouns to replace repeated words in 10 sentences. 
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Simplify with Pronouns Worksheet Two

For Students 2nd - 8th Standards
Use nursery rhymes to help teach pronouns. Learners read the familiar sentences and replace the repeated words with the proper pronouns. Prior knowledge of these phrases helps to scaffold the exercise.
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Where to Put Periods

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Where do we use a period? After discussing its uses with the class, give each individual this period placement activity. You can find it under attachments, and it is called "Where To Put Periods." It's a short story about a girl who...
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Sentence Combining And Decombining

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Have your class focus on stylistic choices and sentence fluency by combining, decombining, and recombining sentences in professional writing, peer writing, and their own writing. They use punctuation to recombine sentences in a paragraph...
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Reduction of Adverb Clauses

For Students 7th - 9th
Middle schoolers read ten sentences and rewrite adverb clauses in a reduced manner in order to make the writing concise. Use this lesson in your grammar or writing lesson to improve sentence variety.
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Eliminating Wordiness

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Teach your class how to write concisely and edit writing. The slide show covers be verbs, active voice, passive voice, repetitive wording, and more. Complete with numerous examples and images, it is a comprehensive resource that could be...
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Focus on Writing a Letter to Persuade: Making Writing Less Wordy

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Assist your class with concise writing. Using this worksheet, learners examine the use of pronouns to make writing less wordy. In order to do this, they complete a letter in which they persuade the teacher to get a class pet, book, or...
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Stop That Run-On!

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Writers practice eliminating run-on sentences in their writing. They read examples of run-on sentences printed on sentence strips. They then identify where the sentence should end and cut the sentence strip. Then have learners rewrite...
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Writing Concisely: Deleting or Replacing Unnecessary Information

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Are you actually feeling really tired of reading wordy, redundant, long, lengthy sentences practically all the time over and over again? Introduce writers to this handout and exercise to teach to tighten up their prose! Provides two ways...
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Editing For Run On Sentences

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
After completing a writing assignment of sorts (you decide the assignment's topic and focus), bring your learners together to discuss run-on sentences. After looking at five examples as a whole group, writers return to their desks to...
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Run On Sentences

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Explore run-on sentences with your language arts class. There is a SMART Board presentation included, but even if you don't have access to this technology, there are several useful pieces here. Provide your learners with the "student...
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The Run-On Sentence

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Explore grammar rules by completing a worksheet. In this sentence structure lesson, kids define run-on sentences and read sample sentences to determine whether they are complete or incomplete. There is also a space for the writer to edit...
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To Run or Not to Run

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Although the lesson's PowerPoint presentation is not currently functioning, you could still use the attached worksheet to give your class practice identifying complete sentences. Ten sentences are provided, and the learner must determine...
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Writing Effective Sentences

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Part of being an effective writer is having the ability to stop yourself and revisit what you've written. Prompt a discussion about writing by providing the following quotation: "You've got to know when to turn around." Then, use their...
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Reduced Time Adverb Clauses

For Students 7th - 10th
Looking for a way to improve your students' writing conventions? Include this adverb clauses worksheet in your next grammar lesson. Middle and high schoolers read a three-paragraph selection and rewrite adverb time clauses to make the...