W.9-10.9b

Apply grades 9-10 Reading standards to literary nonfiction (e.g., "Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is valid and the evidence is relevant and sufficient; identify false statements and fallacious reasoning").

 
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10th Grade ELA » Unit: Electronic Privacy
Lindsay Thompson
Independence, MO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Can students treat a documentary just like an argumentative print text?

 
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board with modeled main idea and evidence
   

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
   

A Wise Man Once Said: Analyzing and Writing Aphorisms

10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: Rhetorical Devices and Revolutionary Thinking of the Enligtenment
10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: Rhetorical Devices and Revolutionary Thinking of the Enligtenment
Christopher Arnett
Geneva, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What exactly does stitch in time save nine of? Students will explore Benjamin Franklin's aphorisms and compose their own insightful, instructive phrase.

 
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franklin 5c postage
   

A Wise Man Also Said: Wrapping Up Aphorisms and Persuasive Pre-Writing

10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: Rhetorical Devices and Revolutionary Thinking of the Enligtenment
10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: Rhetorical Devices and Revolutionary Thinking of the Enligtenment
Christopher Arnett
Geneva, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Despite what the internet and cable news may have you believe, shouting louder is not the best way to convince others you're right. A personal connection to your argument and valid support--that can convince others.

 
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franklin 1c postage
   

What type of world was it?

Biology » Unit: Bacteria
Biology » Unit: Bacteria
Ruth Hutson
Randolph, KS
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Life on Earth is the cosmic equivalent of what happens when you don't store things in a cool, dry place. How did life arise on a seemingly lifeless planet?

 
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stromatolites hoyt mcr1
   
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 writing argumentative skills.

 
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first amendment computer
Common Core ELA
 
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