SL.8.1c

Pose questions that connect the ideas of several speakers and respond to others' questions and comments with relevant evidence, observations, and ideas.

 
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"A Sound of Thunder" Socratic Seminar

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

So What You're Saying is...

 
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Poetry Analysis - Gallery Walk

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

What's This Poem Really About?

 
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gallery walk
   

Fishbowl with Student-Generated Questions: Algernon and IQ

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Flowers for Algernon
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Flowers for Algernon
Devon  O'Brien
Leonardtown, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Finally! A chance to ask those burning questions...

 
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Frogger (Day 1)

8th Grade Science » Unit: Problem Solving
8th Grade Science » Unit: Problem Solving
Jennifer Smith
Monticello, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

In this lesson students build models to help prevent frogger from become a hazard in the real world.

 
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F451: Anticipation

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

Should Some Ideas Be Censored?

 
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Introducing Pathos, Ethos, and Logos

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

What Does P.E.L. Stand For?

 
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pathos ethos logos
   

Gallery Walk Reflection and Review

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

This Part Was Helpful, But That Could've Been Better!

 
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Frogger (Day 2)

8th Grade Science » Unit: Problem Solving
8th Grade Science » Unit: Problem Solving
Jennifer Smith
Monticello, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Help your students learn how to ask reflective questions because the first idea is not always the best idea.

 
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copy of frog
   
8th Grade Science » Unit: Problem Solving
Jennifer Smith
Monticello, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

This lesson provides students with the opportunity to review and prepare for an exam over the unit information.

 
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What Is A Sonnet?

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

Alright, Shakespeare, Show Me What You've Got!

 
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sonnet
   

Frogger (Day 3)

8th Grade Science » Unit: Problem Solving
8th Grade Science » Unit: Problem Solving
Jennifer Smith
Monticello, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

It is great to dream big, but engineers also have to follow guidelines and meet specific criteria. Use this lesson to help your students stay in touch with reality.

 
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Frogger (Day 4)

8th Grade Science » Unit: Problem Solving
8th Grade Science » Unit: Problem Solving
Jennifer Smith
Monticello, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

In this lesson, students present and explain their final products for the Frogger project and ask thoughtful scientific questions as audience members.

 
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Meeting More Neighbors

8th Grade ELA » Unit: House on Mango Street Part II
8th Grade ELA » Unit: House on Mango Street Part II
Julianne Beebe
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Allowing a smaller audience for reluctant student participants.

 
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Nervous System Introductory Discussion

8th Grade Science » Unit: Nervous System
8th Grade Science » Unit: Nervous System
Jennifer Smith
Monticello, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Using an introductory discussion is a good way to determine students' misconceptions and personal connections to unit information.

 
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Debates: Introduction to Unit

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

So, I Just Argue My Side?

 
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goldilocks
Common Core ELA
 
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