SL.8.1d

Acknowledge new information expressed by others, and, when warranted, qualify or justify their own views in light of the evidence presented.

 
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Science Technology Engineering and Math Integration

8th Grade Science » Unit: Exploring Engineers and the Design Process
8th Grade Science » Unit: Exploring Engineers and the Design Process
Sydney Schuler
La Grange Park, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How do engineers, scientists and inventors work to make the world a better place?

 
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science technology engineering
   

"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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"The Highwayman" Close Read Day 1

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

Putting Previous Efforts Into Practice

 
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Comparing and Contrasting Text Structures in Informational Text

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Interdisciplinary Unit: Building ELA Skills Through Historical Documents
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Interdisciplinary Unit: Building ELA Skills Through Historical Documents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:

Comprehension Summed Up In Structures

 
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venn
   

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
   

Day 1 - "Ain't I a Woman?" by Sojourner Truth

8th Grade ELA » Unit: What is it to be a Woman in America?
8th Grade ELA » Unit: What is it to be a Woman in America?
Nicholas Gearing
Anthem, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What Is Sojourner Truth's Truth?

 
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truth poster
   

Raymonds Run - Story Elements and a Silent Discussion

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Short Stories, Plays, and Elements of Fiction
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Short Stories, Plays, and Elements of Fiction
Devon  O'Brien
Leonardtown, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Sharing ideas related to story elements helps students to come to a more sophisticated set of understandings about how they influence the reading of a text.

 
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Day 3 - Comparing and Contrasting

8th Grade ELA » Unit: What is it to be a Woman in America?
8th Grade ELA » Unit: What is it to be a Woman in America?
Nicholas Gearing
Anthem, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Take Time To Look At The Two Texts Together!

 
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woman power symbol
   

"Firework" Analysis Activity

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

Music IS Poetry!

 
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fireworks
   

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
   

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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fish
   

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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censorship
   

Using Prior Knowledge to Connect Journeys to Human Sacrifices in Pre-Colonial Times

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:

Pose for the Camera! Now Click your Thoughts Back Into Pre-Colonial Times

 
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colonial
   

Precursor to "Flowers for Algernon"

8th Grade ELA » Unit: "Flowers For Algernon"
8th Grade ELA » Unit: "Flowers For Algernon"
Nicholas Gearing
Anthem, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Is that Really How Society Felt?

 
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brain
   

Chemistry - What Do You Know?

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

This lesson will help students activate their prior knowledge about chemistry and provide you with insights about their needs as learners.

 
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