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Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the information or explanation presented (e.g., articulating implications or the significance of the topic).

 
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Wrapping up the Explanatory Essay: Writing the conclusion and reviewing each other's essays

9th Grade ELA » Unit: The Search for Identity: Essay Writing
9th Grade ELA » Unit: The Search for Identity: Essay Writing
Paula Stanton
Bel Air, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students put a bow on their essays, wrapping it up with a solid conclusion.

 
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A Whole Lot of Relevance: Holes as Symbols in Maus

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 will jump in and out of holes in search of symbolic relevance.

 
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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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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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Writer's Practice: Analysis of Close Reading & Critical Viewing

10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: "The Great Gatsby" Characterization, Style, and Visual Literacy
10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: "The Great Gatsby" Characterization, Style, and Visual Literacy
Christopher Arnett
Geneva, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Connections and Comparisons: Like F. Scott Fitzgerald, students draw from their experiences (in viewing and reading) to demonstrate understanding of the novel.

 
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Writing an Explanatory Text with a Focus on Style

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Romeo and Juliet Act 4: Reading, Performing, and Writing
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Romeo and Juliet Act 4: Reading, Performing, and Writing
Allyson McHugh
Waltham, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Writing isn't just about being "right," but about communicating an idea effectively to your audience.

 
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writing
   

Reflective Writing: A letter looking back at Sophomore year

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Reflective writing: Ending the year on a positive note
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Reflective writing: Ending the year on a positive note
Lindsay Thompson
Independence, MO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How do we ask for student feedback to help us adjust instruction for the next year?

 
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Using StopMotion Video to Explore Protein Synthesis (Day 2 of 3)

High School Biology » Unit: Unit 7: DNA & Protein Synthesis
High School Biology » Unit: Unit 7: DNA & Protein Synthesis
Maria Laws
Walnut Creek, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Keep your kids engaged in learning the complex process of protein synthesis using this StopMotion video creation activity!

 
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It Feels Drafty in the Computer Lab: Developing a Full Draft

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:

Writers create a polished rough draft in the computer lab on the road to the final copy

 
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essay draft
   

Using StopMotion Video to Explore Protein Synthesis (Day 3 of 3)

High School Biology » Unit: Unit 7: DNA & Protein Synthesis
High School Biology » Unit: Unit 7: DNA & Protein Synthesis
Maria Laws
Walnut Creek, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Keep your kids engaged in learning the complex process of protein synthesis using this StopMotion video creation activity!

 
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Using StopMotion Video to Explore Protein Synthesis (Day 1 of 3)

High School Biology » Unit: Unit 7: DNA & Protein Synthesis
High School Biology » Unit: Unit 7: DNA & Protein Synthesis
Maria Laws
Walnut Creek, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Keep your kids engaged in learning the complex process of protein synthesis using this StopMotion video creation activity!

 
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January 8, 2011: Why is it Important to Remember, Share, and Reflect

10th Grade ELA » Unit: New Beginnings, Community Identities, and Remembrances
10th Grade ELA » Unit: New Beginnings, Community Identities, and Remembrances
Elizabeth  Slaine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students explore the impact of a mass shooting on our community three years later. How do we remember and memorialize of the survivors and victims of the January 8th shooting?

 
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