Common Core Argumentative Unit for Middle School includes the following:
*Practice Writing & Revising Claims
*Finding Claims within Writing
*Practice Writing Rebuttals and Counter-arguments
*Debate Topics geared to interest middle school
7th grade: Write an annotated Ode poem and present it to the class.
Includes instructions of an ode,sample of an ode, brainstorming sheet, presentations guidelines, and final reflection.
-Also a group activity to practice writing an ode.
This Common Core Package includes the following:
*Rules for Socratic Seminar
*Two different outlines with questions to have students prepare for a Socratic Seminar
*Partner Grading Sheet
This is a great way to wrap up the novel
This is a 5 week unit that pertains to the upcoming presidential election of 2016.
*Note: This unit can be modified for future elections.
This unit contains the following:
-Activities and Projects
-Analysis of Campaign speeches (article and
A Socratic Seminar is a great way for students to engage in critical thinking and utilize their listening and speaking skills. My students get so excited when I mention we are having a Socratic Seminar!
The package includes....
-Rules for a
Common Core Style Unit for Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry:
Character Analysis for All Important Characters in the Novel
Types of Characters (flat, round, static, etc.)
Setting of the Novel (activities and information)
Articles on Jim Crow
This Common Core Novel Unit includes the following:
*Chapter Bookmarks that include vocabulary and symbolisms/themes
*Research Paper: Mini Research Project (includes project directions, over 30 topics, graphic organizer, MLA citation guide, and
Have your students create an advertisement for your Argumentative Unit.
This lesson contains the following:
-Directions for "Creating an Advertisement"
-Self-checklist but can also be modified for a peer checklist