W.9-10.6

Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products, taking advantage of technology's capacity to link to other information and to display information flexibly and dynamically.

 
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Review Figurative Language from The Kite Runner in a 1:1 Chromebook Setting

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Ghosts of Afghanistan: Exploring the legacy of the war(s) in research, media production, and letter writing
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Ghosts of Afghanistan: Exploring the legacy of the war(s) in research, media production, and letter writing
Tim  Pappageorge
Park Ridge, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

We will be writing and collaborating in order to review roughly 200 pages for our book test, part 2!

 
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middleschool giftedstudents chromebooks pvusd
   

Dystopian Fiction as Social Commentary

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Argument: Analyzing and Creating Social Commentary
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Argument: Analyzing and Creating Social Commentary
Jessica Keigan
Thornton, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

As we transition to a new unit, we will spend time looking at the social commentary utilized in dystopian novels.

 
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1984polemiclists
   

The Development of a Declaration: Diction, Syntax and Rhetoric in the Age of Revolutions (Day 2 of 2)

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary: Analysis of Plot and Character Development in A Tale of Two Cities
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary: Analysis of Plot and Character Development in A Tale of Two Cities
Jessica Keigan
Thornton, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Revolutions are cyclical in nature--and they all share similar ideas, documents and strategies. At the risk of starting our own revolution, helping students to create their own declaration is one way to dive into this historical concept.

 
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declaration of independence
   

Mirror, Mirror On The Wall: Time For Self Reflections (Part 6 of 6)

High School Biology » Unit: Biology Essentials - Starting Your Year Off Right!
High School Biology » Unit: Biology Essentials - Starting Your Year Off Right!
Ashley Cooper
Thousand Oaks, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Some times looking in the mirror is the hardest thing we can do. Students will reflect on their own experiences and inquiry lab reports, as well as review other classes' group projects specifically critiquing the lab procedure and data analysis.

 
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Lights, Camera, Action - Student Inquiry Lab Presentations (Part 5 of 6)

High School Biology » Unit: Biology Essentials - Starting Your Year Off Right!
High School Biology » Unit: Biology Essentials - Starting Your Year Off Right!
Ashley Cooper
Thousand Oaks, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Today is the big day we have all been waiting for . . . Presentation Day! The student presenters will review the steps of the scientific method while honing their presentation skills through use of technology to effectively report their findings.

 
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The Poetry of Poe: PowerPoint Slideshow!

10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: Brooding, Dark and Gothic Poetry and Short Stories (Romanticism Part II)
10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: Brooding, Dark and Gothic Poetry and Short Stories (Romanticism Part II)
Christopher Arnett
Geneva, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Networked technology allows for collaboration across the whole class, in order to draw on each other to explicate a poem.

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

Students work in groups using the technology of "Google docking" for collaborative writing and note-taking

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

Students get their "write" on! Writing the Day Away with Arguments and News

 
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newspaper project
   

Setting Norms and Goals for Book Club Discussions

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary: Dystopian Fiction Literature Circles
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary: Dystopian Fiction Literature Circles
Jessica Keigan
Thornton, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Today is our first book club meeting. As a group, students will determine what roles, responsibilities and goals they want to work together to accomplish.

 
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wsptopiarules
   

Summer Reading Assessment

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Constructive Controversy -- Oral and Written Argumentation
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Constructive Controversy -- Oral and Written Argumentation
Tim  Pappageorge
Park Ridge, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Independent reading is a powerful means to stoke student interest in texts.

 
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Presenting and Practicing MLA Format

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 play follow the leader in a step by step MLA format presentation

 
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Beginning Book Trailers and Learning iMovie

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Creating Book Trailers in iMovie for Choice Reads
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Creating Book Trailers in iMovie for Choice Reads
Allyson McHugh
Waltham, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Can you convince me to read the book you read?

 
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imovie
   

Group Literary Analysis of Things Fall Apart: Developing a Claim (Day 1 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:

Students choose from one of eight topics to write a literary analysis on Things Fall Apart.

 
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google tools
   

Who is Here? Using Presentations and Technology to Get to Know Each Other

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Narratives: This is the Story of My Life
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Narratives: This is the Story of My Life
Elizabeth  Slaine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Soccer players, dancers, actors, and Star Wars fans hone their interview and presentation skills to build our classroom community.

 
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my friend dv
   

What does a Digital Native Look Like?: Introduction to Narrative Project

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Narratives: This is the Story of My Life
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Narratives: This is the Story of My Life
Elizabeth  Slaine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Vine—A Social Media Narrative . Students explore how social media can narrate their life.

 
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