RI.8.9

Analyze a case in which two or more texts provide conflicting information on the same topic and identify where the texts disagree on matters of fact or interpretation.

 
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Man Made Monsters/Frankenstein Excerpt

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Unlocking Mood and Other Elements of Horror
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Unlocking Mood and Other Elements of Horror
Devon  O'Brien
Leonardtown, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Nonfiction and Fiction on the subject of...Frankenstein

 
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Renewable and Non-Renewable Energy Sources

8th Grade Science » Unit: Energy Sources
8th Grade Science » Unit: Energy Sources
Sydney Schuler
La Grange Park, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What is the best energy source? Can renewables be the future?

 
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busy
   

School Sports Article Analysis

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

The Research Begins Now!

 
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school sports
   

Examining Two Sides of the Book Banning Argument

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Censorship in 2013: Gearing up for Banned Books Week
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Censorship in 2013: Gearing up for Banned Books Week
Devon  O'Brien
Leonardtown, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Taking sides on an issue involves evaluating claims.

 
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Student Criticism Jigsaw

8th Grade ELA » Unit: "Story Of An Hour"
8th Grade ELA » Unit: "Story Of An Hour"
Nicholas Gearing
Anthem, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

All For One And One For All!

 
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story jigsaw
   

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
   

School Sports Research Day

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

Let's See What Else You Can Find!

 
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computer lab research
   

Making Memories with Glutamate!

High School Science » Unit: Neurotransmitter Chemistry and Mechanism of Action!
High School Science » Unit: Neurotransmitter Chemistry and Mechanism of Action!
Tamica Stubbs
Charlotte, NC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Memories are the result of multiple factors that can influence the brain's architecture such as genetics, repetitive stimulation and the release of Glutamate. Said variety can lead to questionable eyewitness testimonies in court cases.

 
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8th Grade ELA » Unit: Romeo and Juliet
Devon  O'Brien
Leonardtown, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Finding good online sources...well, it's harder than it looks.

 
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Common Core ELA
 
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