RI.8.7

Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of using different mediums (e.g., print or digital text, video, multimedia) to present a particular topic or idea.

 
16 Lesson(s)
   

Introducing Of Mice and Men

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Of Mice and Men Part I
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Of Mice and Men Part I
Julianne Beebe
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Establishing the necessary context for successful reading comprehension.

 
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Introduction to the American Revolution

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Interdisciplinary Unit: Building ELA Skills Through Historical Documents
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Interdisciplinary Unit: Building ELA Skills Through Historical Documents
Andrea Mills
Raleigh, NC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

It’s Time for a Revolution! Boom! Boom!

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The Scottsboro Trial

8th Grade ELA » Unit: To Kill A Mockingbird Part II
8th Grade ELA » Unit: To Kill A Mockingbird Part II
Julianne Beebe
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

The American tragedy that inspired Harper Lee.

 
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8th Grade ELA » Unit: Risking it All
Andrea Mills
Raleigh, NC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

All Aboard! You can watch it or read all about it!

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world
   

Advertising Analysis Day 1

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Advertising, Bias, and Propaganda
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Advertising, Bias, and Propaganda
Nicholas Gearing
Anthem, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How And Why Does (Or Doesn't) This Advertisement Appeal To Me?

 
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ad analysis 1
   
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Risking it All
Andrea Mills
Raleigh, NC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Post that perspective of War over here: Analyzing the use of propaganda during WWII.

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student propaganda poster
   

Life Doesn't Frighten Steinbeck

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Travels with Charley
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Travels with Charley
Julianne Beebe
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Is a hurricane just a hurricane?

 
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Debate Planning (Days 1-2)

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Debates
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Debates
Nicholas Gearing
Anthem, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

This Evidence Really Supports My Position!

 
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planning
   

Analyzing Argument in Video

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Bad Boy Part II
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Bad Boy Part II
Julianne Beebe
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Moving students from text to audio-visual presentation of argument.

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8th Grade ELA » Unit: Risking it All
Andrea Mills
Raleigh, NC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

False advertising does have its pros & cons: Which would influence YOU?

 
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spam
   

The Politics of Travels With Charley

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Travels with Charley
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Travels with Charley
Julianne Beebe
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

As seen on TV! It shouldn't matter what you look like . . . should it?

 
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Practice With Demographics and P.E.L.

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Advertising, Bias, and Propaganda
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Advertising, Bias, and Propaganda
Nicholas Gearing
Anthem, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Let's Talk About Some Advertisements!

 
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Reflections (2)
ipod
   

Day Two: The Maturing of America with Lyric Analysis

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Coming of Age
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Coming of Age
Andrea Mills
Raleigh, NC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Now You hear it! Now You don’t!

 
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Scottsboro Concludes

8th Grade ELA » Unit: To Kill A Mockingbird Part II
8th Grade ELA » Unit: To Kill A Mockingbird Part II
Julianne Beebe
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

The history behind the fiction has a powerful effect on students.

 
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Vocabulary Eighteen Review

8th Grade ELA » Unit: To Kill A Mockingbird Part II
8th Grade ELA » Unit: To Kill A Mockingbird Part II
Julianne Beebe
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

“Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.” (Rudyard Kipling)

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Common Core ELA
 
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