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Annotating Made Easy (nonfiction): step-by-step annotation & close reading
Annotating text and close reading are an integral part of the common core curriculum. This resource includes everything you need to teach your middle and high school students how to properly annotate informational text. There are two different files in the zipped download.- An editable, 23 slide Pow

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Steve Jobs & Real World Rhetoric Non-Fiction Informational Text Multimedia CCSS
Show your students a real-world application of the tools of rhetoric (ethos, pathos, and logos) as they examine the 2005 Stanford University Commencement Address given by Apple Co-Founder Steve Jobs. The speech, which is filled with warmth, humor, and meaning, is a high-interest way to add the non-f
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Analyzing Informational Text Using Manila Folders & Annotation Stations
Analyzing Informational Text Using Manila Folders AND Annotation Stations are designed to help students understand the deeper meaning behind scholarly sources. With the new Common Core Standards being introduced, there is a strong emphasis on incorporating informational text in the ELA classroom.
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Crime Scene Activity: Analyzing Primary and Secondary Source Evidence
Crime Scene Activity: Analyzing Primary and Secondary Source Evidence “The Case of the Student Teacher Gone Missing” is an activity that asks students to solve a crime based on their analysis of evidence. First students must classify the twelve pieces of evidence as primary or secondary source evid
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Black Cat, Edgar Allan Poe short story + non-fiction & multimedia, CCSS
Use “The Black Cat” by American Gothic/Dark Romantic writer Edgar Allan Poe to teach your students the elements of literary analysis, get them thinking deeply about the short story's text, and provide opportunities for real-world connections to this grisly story via a 2009 newspaper article (link in
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"Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God," Jonathan Edwards’ Puritan Sermon, CCSS
Use these creative lesson materials to help your teens get excited about studying Puritan minister Jonathan Edwards’ most famous sermon, “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God.” When you connect this 1741 lecture to modern elements, such as heavy metal lyrics from bands such as Metallica and Slayer (
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#Hashtags Reading & Vocabulary Bell Ringer Activities
Common Core #Hashtags Reading & Language Bell Ringer or Exit Slips Activities, Grades 7-12 This IS included in my growing bundle: ALL of My Bell Ringer and Exit Slip Resources. Students love to use #hashtags for #everything! Allow them that luxury with this engaging activity that is both fun A

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Public Speaking, How to Give a Powerful Speech, Great Presentation Skills, CCSS
Help your advanced middle school and high school students identify and analyze the elements of powerful public speaking with these multimedia lesson materials.This three-page PDF includes:• Step-by-step directions/suggestions to lead your students through a 50-minute lesson• A well-written, high-int
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Serial Podcast Season One Unit Plan, Activities, and Literary Nonfiction Study
Serial Podcast Season One by Sarah Koenig is a fantastic way to teach literary nonfiction, rhetoric, and bias using real-world examples. This podcast is so engaging that even your most reluctant students will be enthralled with the true crime content! This Serial unit plan will provide you with lite
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The Feather Pillow, Horatio Quiroga, Literary Analysis + Informational Text CCSS
Introduce your students to Horatio Quiroga, a master of suspense of who will forever change the way they look at their pillows and mattresses with his famous story of everyday horror, “The Feather Pillow.”This 8-page PDF includes:• Full text of “The Feather Pillow,” a wonderfully creepy public domai
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Science Sub Plans Literacy MEGA BUNDLE - 50 Secondary Science Reading Articles
Don't fear, get your emergency secondary science sub plans right here. This bundle contains 50 SCIENCE ARTICLES plus two bonus free articles (see below for summaries of each article) with questions and full answer keys! A whole year's worth of science literacy activities and sub plans on current a
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Beowulf Unit Plan with Beowulf Activities + Informational Text + Digital Options
This Beowulf unit plan is designed for an active classroom. You will find the lessons to be engaging and real-world driven. To keep my students actively reading, I try to incorporate a change of pace every 15 minutes. I call these “reading respites,” and they are built into this unit with a detailed

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Princess Bride Film Study, Add Rigor to Movie Viewing, Worksheets, Fun! CCSS
William Goldman’s The Princess Bride is the perfect fairy tale to use with secondary students, but it’s not enough to just hit “play” on the DVD. Instead, add a layer of rigor to your students’ study of The Princess Bride with this packet of print-and-teach materials that will take four days to comp
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Expository, Non-Fiction Lesson on Modern Issues: Fear Factors, Grades 8-12, CCSS
The Common Core has a much-greater focus on non-fiction, informational texts in the English/Language Arts classroom. It’s time to start adding more real-world articles and materials to our literary canon. In this easy-to-deliver non-fiction activity, students will read an interview-based article by
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Compare & Contrast Poetry, Hamlet, Rudyard Kipling, Literary Analysis, CCSS
Help students analyze how a similar theme is developed in three different mediums by using Rudyard Kipling’s timeless poem “If,” Polonius’ advice to his son in a brief monologue from William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, and a newspaper columnist’s Guide to Life that went viral in the late 1990s. (Remember
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Ben Franklin’s Autobiography, Informational Text, Franklin Aphorisms, 13 Virtues
Use this two-day lesson pack to get your teens excited about studying the words and ideas of Benjamin Franklin, one of the United States’ most compelling founding fathers.This 10-page PDF includes:• Detailed, step-by-step lesson procedure suggestions• Brainstorming handout to help students create th
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Ethos, Pathos, Logos: Understanding and Writing with Rhetorical Appeals
Argument and Persuasive Writing Strategies: This common core mini-unit includes everything you need to teach your middle and high school students about the different, effective persuasive and argumentative writing strategies. There are TWO different files in the zipped download.- An editable, 37 sli

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Oprah Winfrey’s Golden Globes Speech, Real-World Rhetorical Analysis, CCSS
Use Oprah Winfrey’s headline-grabbing speech from the 2018 Golden Globes to show your students the power of a well-constructed presentation. In this one class period activity, students will discuss the #metoo movement, view Oprah Winfrey’s 10-minute speech, and deconstruct/discuss her use of rhetori
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Thanksgiving Activities Nonfiction Lesson on Hot Topics: Black Friday
This informational text lesson for Thanksgiving is ready-to-go to engage your high school students this November. With leveled texts, standards-based questions, creative activity, and a text-based writing prompt, your students will be engaged, informed, and ready to debate! Student Experience: The

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Main Idea Writing a Summary: Common Core Informative/Explanatory Writing
Writing a Summary: Common Core Informative/Explanatory Writing Activities - NO PREP - Just print and go! This IS included in my mega bundle: ALL of my WRITING RESOURCES GROWING BUNDLE. Summarizing is a life-long skill. Our students will enter the real world soon and will find themselves having to

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Research Paper Writing Editable Flip Book for Middle School and High School
Really nice for secondary teachers to use for informational texts and research paper assignment. Take the anguish of organization and toss it out! The flip book forces your students to keep the handouts together in one place. Research Paper Assignment: Editable Interactive Layered Flip Book *This d
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New Year's Resolutions & Growth Mindset Learning Stations
Facilitate reflection, goal-setting, growth mindset, collaboration, and creativity with these engaging, student-centered learning New Year's Resolutions & Growth Mindset Learning Stations. This is the perfect back-to-school lesson for January because it allows you to circulate around the room, c
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Frederick Douglass, Non-Fiction Analysis to use for ANY Novel with Slavery Theme
The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass is a compelling autobiography and provides an honest view of the harshness of life for African-American slaves in the 1800s. Use this 45-minute lesson that includes a slice of Douglass’ narrative to show your students the ugly reality of life in pre-Ci
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Research Binder Projects: 170 pages of Common Core Aligned materials
Research Binder Projects: 170 pages of Common Core Aligned Materials This is a research project that includes students working in groups to research and develop a better understanding of controversial topics. The product: Encourages Team Work! Encourages Critical Thinking! Meets multiple Common
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