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Use appropriate and varied transitions to link the major sections of the text, create cohesion, and clarify the relationships among complex ideas and concepts.

 
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Gathering Evidence to Write Arguments on Demand

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing Arguments
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing Arguments
Paula Stanton
Bel Air, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students prepare to meet the demands of "on demand" argumentative writing

 
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Lady Capulet Compares Paris to a Book: Students Explain the Metaphor in a Timed Writing Task.

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Romeo and Juliet Act 1: Character Introduction and Analysis
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Romeo and Juliet Act 1: Character Introduction and Analysis
Allyson McHugh
Waltham, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

You shouldn't judge a book by its cover? Lady Capulet disagrees.

 
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Comparison & Contrast Paragraph Writing Using Two Texts

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary: Point of View & Perspective in American Born Chinese
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary: Point of View & Perspective in American Born Chinese
Tim  Pappageorge
Park Ridge, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

We focus on writing about more than one text! This is an important and exciting development in our ability to synthesize.

 
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Adding Transitions and Publishing the Final Draft of the Comparison Contrast Essay

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Actions and Reactions: Comparison Contrast Essay
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Actions and Reactions: Comparison Contrast Essay
Paula Stanton
Bel Air, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students TRANSITION to the end of the road with their comparison contrast essays

 
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Let's get some order in here! Writing about the Odyssey using spatial order

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Crossing Boundaries: The Odyssey
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Crossing Boundaries: The Odyssey
Paula Stanton
Bel Air, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students get their writing in order...spatial order, that is

 
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Revise! Engaging Peers to Improve Writing

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Identity and Culture: Identifying the Central Idea and Evaluating Evidence in Informational Texts
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Identity and Culture: Identifying the Central Idea and Evaluating Evidence in Informational Texts
Elizabeth  Slaine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

If students build content and organization, peers can help with the polishing.

 
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Writing a Literary Analysis of Maus (Day 2 of 2)

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Impact of History on Identity and Culture
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Impact of History on Identity and Culture
Elizabeth  Slaine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students are dug in--thesis and evidence. Now it is time to write.

 
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coloboration
   

Assessing How Pip Has Changed and Why

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Great Expectations: Extending Knowledge
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Great Expectations: Extending Knowledge
Allyson McHugh
Waltham, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Start with a game, end with an essay. Making room for fun and work.

 
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lastman
   
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Romeo and Juliet
SiriNam Khalsa
Springfield, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Writing a final draft for an Open Response using annotation as a guide for finding evidence in the text and transitional words to bring it all together.

 
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Comparison Essay Writing on F451 and Another Text (Day 3 of 3)

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary: Analyzing Figurative Language in Fahrenheit 451
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary: Analyzing Figurative Language in Fahrenheit 451
Tim  Pappageorge
Park Ridge, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

We are finishing fantastic synthesis essays today!

 
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9th Grade ELA » Unit: Expressive Writing
SiriNam Khalsa
Springfield, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Cases for Student Rights: a relevant subject to support verbal and written argumentative skills.

 
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argument writing
   

Publication of the Group Essay on Things Fall Apart (Day 3 of 3)

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Characterization and Cultural Motivations: Breaking Down Things Fall Apart
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Characterization and Cultural Motivations: Breaking Down Things Fall Apart
Elizabeth  Slaine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Polish and publish. Students work in independent groups to finish their literary analysis.

 
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Drafting and Revising the Group Literary Analysis : Finding Relevant Evidence (Day 2 of 3)

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Characterization and Cultural Motivations: Breaking Down Things Fall Apart
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Characterization and Cultural Motivations: Breaking Down Things Fall Apart
Elizabeth  Slaine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

It's a big book. How do students find the most relevant information to support their claim?

 
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revising with google docs
Common Core ELA
 
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