- Over the last several years, solely fiction work has begun to dissipate and nonfiction study has made its entrance into the teaching world. As teachers, we know that we need to introduce informational texts/nonfiction works, but often times don't know how to still engage the students and what to tea$13.00$10.00Save $3.00
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Give students a voice and a chance to discuss the school shooting crisis that has been taking over the United States. This unit will engage students from start to finish and allow them to speak up about the tragedies that have occurred, and will continue to occur.
There are opportunities for close reading, research, lengthy discussions, essay writing, and proposing a resolution to a U.S. government official.
The following is included:
Links to various school shooting articles
Discussion graphic organizer
Observation form for a fishbowl discussion
Argument essay assignment
Argument essay outline
Argument essay peer editing checklist (editable and PDF versions)
Write a letter to a government representative assignment
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