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DNA Informational Text
This free DNA Informational Text reading is based on Watson and Crick's famous one-page article published in 1953 in Nature magazine, announcing their discovery of the structure of the DNA molecule. It comes with graphic organizers to help your students read and understand this classic scientific p
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The Anatomy of a Newspaper: Journalism and Informational Text Lesson
Newspaper - Journalism: This zipped file includes a 26 page PowerPoint presentation (one editable and one non editable version) about the organization and key features of a newspaper and news story, and one PDF file that contains two class activities. The PowerPoint is animated and includes classr

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Analyze an Author's Argument with Atticus Finch's Closing Arguments-TKAM
Teach students how to analyze an author’s arguments with Atticus Finch’s Closing Arguments! Analyzing an author’s arguments can be challenging for students; however, this step-by-step method will make this skill clear and easy while creating an in-depth analysis! Everything to teach rhetoric, logica

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Analyzing Arguments with Dr. King's Letter from a Birmingham Jail
Teach students how to analyze an author’s arguments with Martin Luther King Jr.’s Letter from a Birmingham Jail! Analyzing an author’s arguments can be challenging for students; however, this step-by-step method will make this skill clear and easy while creating an in-depth analysis! Everything to

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Patrick Henry's Speech to the Virginia Convention Guided Analysis
This is an in-depth discussion guide for close reading Henry's speech. Sections of text are broken down for close reading and discussion for improved comprehension and understanding of the building blocks of reason and argument, including rhetorical techniques (like parallel structure, charged words
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Speech Writing and Memorial Design
Want a lesson that makes learning relevant for Veterans Day or Memorial Day? Let students honor veterans and other heroes with this lesson and speech writing activity after a close reading of the speech, “The Gettysburg Address" (or other selected speech). This lesson uses mentor texts as models fo

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Civil War: North v. South Informational Text Article + Activities
The purpose of this mini-unit is to introduce the set-up between the North and South at the beginning of the Civil War. The article goes into the advantages and disadvantages that both sides faced and how that influenced the war as it progressed. Students will read and analyze these advantages and d
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Knock Out Context Clues with Muhammad Ali: CCSS Aligned
This lesson is a great way to reinforce the strategies used when determining word meaning in context. It is appropriate for both upper middle and high school level students and is particularly interesting to most boys. The lesson provides students with an engaging article to practice their skills an
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Poverty Web Quest Research Activity for AP Language and Composition
Engage students all hour in this focused look at poverty in the United States on a national, state, county, and personal level. Students will analyze an interactive map to determine where poverty levels are the highest and lowest, and think critically about the design about how the data compares to
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Argumentative Structure Lesson (RI.11-12.5)
This is a VERY effective and engaging lesson for teaching argumentative structure patterns and indicators. Objective: Students will be able to classify the structural patterns of various argumentative texts by evaluating key organizational indicators. By the end of class, students will earn an 80%
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Rhetorical Analysis & Parallelism: Patrick Henry's Liberty or Death Speech
This lesson set includes a fully annotated copy of Henry’s famous “liberty or death” speech, a two page graphic organizer your students can use to complete a rhetorical scavenger hunt, a PPT with analysis and vocabulary by paragraph, and links to both a hook and engage YouTube video and grammar less
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American Literature: Common Core Workshop (Reading Info Text and Writing Task)
Looking for a creative technique to model Common Core expectations? Here it is! Completely FREE! This bundle is a Common Core Workshop using Stephen Prothero's "Introduction" from his text "The American Bible." Our students used an excerpt, but the idea worked very well to introduce students to
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Analysis Essay Prompt: Patrick Henry's Speech to the Virginia Convention
This is an essay that my AP English Language and Composition class wrote this year. The prompt asks students to analyze the rhetorical devices that Patrick Henry uses to create his argument. The assignment could be adapted for any American literature class as well. By annotating the text together
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An Introduction to Rhetoric
This lesson provides an introduction to rhetoric and argument suitable for any high school English class and adaptable for middle school students. Students think about arguments in their own lives and the techniques they use to argue. The “Introduction to Rhetoric” PowerPoint then introduces studen
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Socratic Seminar Unit: Nonfiction Close Reading, TED Talk, Informational Texts
This thematic unit on current event issues of gangs and violence will get your students examining nonfiction paired texts, participating in critical thinking activities, working to compare artistic mediums, engaging in a close reading of a nonfiction article, and discussing ideas that matter.The 5-d
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Richard Steele's "24 Hours in London" Activity Pack
This CCSS aligned set covers Richard Steele’s informational text: “Twenty-Four Hours in London”. Students read and analyze Steele's essay from 1712, complete a couple of text-based activities and craft a narrative essay that traces 24 hours in a location of the student's choosing. ** This set is fr
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Argumentation Analysis "Was Gatsby Black?" Nonfiction and The Great Gatsby
Students will read the article "Was Gatsby Black?" by Elizabeth Manus. Directions are given to students as to what to do before, during and after reading. An accompanying worksheet asks students to analyze the central argument of the article and the credibility of those making claims in the article.
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Bundle G11-12 Informative Reading & Writing - ‘Man vs Wild’ Performance Task
Man vs Wild Performance Task for 11th-12th grade In the Man vs Wild Performance Task, students use real information about zebras to practice informative reading and writing in an engaging, real world context. Students take on the role of a biomechanical engineer and write a product design specifica
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The Promise of a Pencil Leadership Curriculum
Adam Braun's book The Promise of a Pencil provides a wealth of material for teachers to use to promote leadership. Each chapter holds valuable lessons for the reader. Through his mantras, he offers a pathway for defining one's passion and becoming a positive influence for change in the world. T
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Analyzing Speeches
Simple Graphic Organizer to support students with speech analysis 3 pages Sentence starters Common core aligned
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Monkey #Selfie Close Reading Activity CCSS Aligned
Looking for a high interest close reading activity? This is it! 'Let's take a #selfie,' said the monkey: A case of questionable copyrights This includes: A news article discussing constitutional rights with "selfies" and animals Full set of questions Answer key CCSS aligned! If you like this,
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Bundle G11-12 Informative Reading & Writing-Human Development Index Task
Bundle of 6 editions of Human Development Index Performance Task for 11th-12th grade In the Human Development Index Performance Task, students use real information about the quality of life in different countries around the world to practice informative reading and writing in an engaging, real worl
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Common Core Writing Task: We Shall Overcome & Second Inaugural Address
In this lesson, students complete close readings of Lyndon B. Johnson's speech "We Shall Overcome" and Abraham Lincoln's "Second Inaugural Address." Then, they synthesize their understanding of the readings and write a short analytical essay requiring them to analyze the arguments in each speech. T

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How to Read an Academic Journal Article : A Lesson for Research Units
This lesson is a great edition to any research paper unit, AP Language synthesis unit, or college composition course. This 3-page guided analysis activity and editable 17-slide PowerPoint will help students understand the parts of a peer-reviewed, academic journal article. College-bound high school
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