W.8.1b

Support claim(s) with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.

 
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But Its On The Internet

7th Grade Science » Unit: Online Science Research
7th Grade Science » Unit: Online Science Research
Mariana Garcia Serrato
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

It is important students learn how to view internet information with a critical eye.

 
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evaluate
   

"Flowers for Algernon" Timed Write

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

Was it All Worth it?

 
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pocketwatch
   

The King of Mazy May

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Nature, Naturalism, and The Call of the Wild
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Nature, Naturalism, and The Call of the Wild
Devon  O'Brien
Leonardtown, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Nature as Antagonist + Man as Antagonist = Jack London

 
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sled dogs 2
   

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
   

"Slip or Trip" Group Microtheme Writing

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

We, the Student Jury, Using All the Evidence, Find Mrs. Volupides Guilty!

 
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gavel
   

Steroid Use in Professional Sports

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

Should Steroid Users Be Banned?

 
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canseco
   

Introduction To Argument

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Argument Writing
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Argument Writing
Toby Sorge
Demarest, NJ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Argument: it's not just who yells the loudest.

 
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The Hitchhiker

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:

Our first foray into the realm of the unreliable narrator...

 
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orson
   

Brainstorming Ideas And Graphic Organizer For Argument Writing

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Argument Writing
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Argument Writing
Toby Sorge
Demarest, NJ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

There are so many ideas! How do we narrow them down?

 
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argument ideas
   

Persuasion vs. Argument: Analyzing to Formulate A Judgment

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Narrative Writing Workshop
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Narrative Writing Workshop
Andrea Mills
Raleigh, NC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Convince Me through Your words NOT Your actions!

 
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Writing and Evaluating Body Paragraphs For Document Based Question Essays

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Document Based Questions Essay
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Document Based Questions Essay
Toby Sorge
Demarest, NJ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

It's about the how and why, not just the what of using support: Using historical documents to supports claims.

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dbq
   

Claim, Proof, and Reason For Document Based Question Essays On Reconstruction

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Document Based Questions Essay
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Document Based Questions Essay
Toby Sorge
Demarest, NJ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Giving CPR (claim, proof, and reason) to body paragraphs.

Standards:
 
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cpr
   

F451 Writing About Theme in "The Hearth and the Salamander" - Planning & Draft 1

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Fahrenheit 451 - Novel Study
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Fahrenheit 451 - Novel Study
Nicholas Gearing
Anthem, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What Does Conformity Mean Again? Oh, That's Right!

 
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finished essay
   
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Social Justice
Andrea Mills
Raleigh, NC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Extra! Extra! Catch up on the latest gossip, claims, & opinions about segregation!

Standards:
 
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Discovering Solar Energy

8th Grade Science » Unit: Designing for the Future: Designing a Solar Car
8th Grade Science » Unit: Designing for the Future: Designing a Solar Car
Sydney Schuler
La Grange Park, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Can solar energy be THE energy for our future? Explore this authentic question with your class as you dive into the world of renewable energy.

 
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sun
Common Core ELA
 
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