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TeachEngineering: Using Nanoparticles to Detect, Treat and Protect from Skin Cancer

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Young scientists take on the role of biomedical engineers as they accept the challenge of using nanoparticles to help detect, treat, and protect people from skin cancer. Researchers perform hands-on activities to become familiar with the...
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Changing One's Tune: A Music Therapy STEM Integrated Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A music therapy STEM integrated project combines science and language arts. Pupils listen to music, learn about music physics, build and play instruments, write songs, and share their musical creations. They study different intervals and...
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Revision Checklist for the Accordion Essay

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Encourage your class to revise their writing and check over their work by requiring them to complete an organization checklist. The checklist, created specifically for a accordion-style essay, asks writers to look over their formatting,...
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Leading into Good Writing

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Discuss the importance of a lead in writing with your upper graders. They examine several examples of leads from literature and practice writing leads for pieces of artwork. They then select a topic from a list and write an introductory...
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Revising Your Draft

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Revising, as opposed to editing, is the focus of a presentation that details this essential part of the writing process. The author of this PowerPoint suggests outlining the draft to determine if all the necessary elements are included...
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Persausive Writing

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
A unit on persuasive writing guides elementary learners through the writing process. The first part examines the elements of persuasive writing, including expressing an opinion, connecting ideas, using supporting facts, and writing...
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50 Month-by-Month Draw and Write Prompts

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Use a set of 50 writing prompts all year long with topics including back to school, the 100th day of school, and everything in between. This must-have resource is sure to get young writers on their way to becoming experienced writers.
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Narrative Writing

For Teachers 5th - 9th Standards
If you're looking to start a unit based around narrative writing, make sure to consider this resource while you're planning. This book covers five topics: writing personal narratives, writing narratives about others, writing narratives...
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Writing for Success

For Students 7th - Higher Ed
You can be a success! Scholars learn skills required for successful writing with a step-by-step process. They begin with the basics of parts of speech, such as indefinite pronouns, and writing a simple sentence. Individuals then build...
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Revisiting Writing through Revision

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Strategies to teach and motivate your students to revise their writing.
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CTBS Mechanics Practice #1

For Students 6th - 7th
Use this CTBS mechanics worksheet to reinforce the correct use of commas, punctuation, italics, letter writing, and capitalization. Middle schoolers are given information on each of these areas and then answer a total of thirty multiple...
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Writing and Autobiography

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Are you working on an autobiographical or narrative writing unit? Bring this lesson to your class, as it takes young writers through the process of drafting and sequencing an autobiography. After observing and demonstrating steps of the...
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Writing Review

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
This presentation provides a series of activities that can be used as morning warm ups throughout the week, or as a writing review. Learners put words in ABC order, learn about alliteration, correct punctuation in a series of sentences,...
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Position Paper Rubric

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What are your expectations for a final argument essay? Let students know what you're looking for with a position paper rubric that includes criteria for references, mechanics, policy development, and more.
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Report Writing: Athletes and Gravity

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Using the fascinating topic of extreme sports, learners are prepared to research and write a report. Unfortunately, most of the Internet links for the research are no longer valid, but the lesson can still be implemented by having pupils...
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Letter Writing Basics

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students write a business letter with information regarding specific writing mechanics. In this writing lesson, students learn to write a business letter and they focus on one area of concern. Students follow a business letter template...
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Writing with Technology - Publish a Story or Report

For Teachers 4th
Many schools allocate time for the computer lab each week; this lesson would be a great use of that time. Students complete a graphic organizer to decide what they'd most like to write about: a report, short story, fiction, non-fiction,...
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Visible Speech: A Short Course in the Fundamentals of Writing

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Introduce your class to various forms of writing. As the title states, this is a short PowerPoint, giving brief, but accurate descriptions of what each type of writing is used for. Pictorial representations are also helpful.
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Super Sentences & Perfect Paragraphs

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
An extensive collection of lessons and activities includes many writing, grammar, and proofreading exercises. With templates and worksheets that cover several steps in the writing process, from sentence to paragraph to essay, this...
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An Overview of the THEA Writing Test

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Prepare your class for the Texas Higher Education Assessment (THEA) or any other upcoming writing test (such as the SAT) with this presentation. Complete with instructions on the composition and rubric of the test, as well as sample...
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Mechanics Mania

For Teachers 4th
As part of test prep, or a way to cement writing skills, this presentation would be superb. Students often have trouble with capitalization rules and commas. Coverage of mechanics uses well-thought-out examples.
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Free Radical Mechanisms

For Students Higher Ed
In this organic chemistry worksheet, students solve seven problems where they complete reactions, draw diagrams for equations, draw resonance structures, and write mechanisms for reactions.
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Sensory and Motor Mechanisms

For Students 9th - 12th
Advanced biology pupils name the function of each individual structure on figures of the eye and the ear. They describe the purpose of the skeleton and how it works with the muscles to create movement. Finally, they label a large diagram...
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Get it Write

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
In an effort to practice engineering design, STEM classes break out into teams and endeavor to make a working ink pen. To prepare, they read about writing implements through history, patents, and viscosity of liquids. Armed with this...

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