L.9-10.2

Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

 
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Dialogue in the Plot W: Lessons from "Everybody Knows Tobie"

9th Grade ELA » Unit: In My Mind's Eye: Writing Powerful Narration
9th Grade ELA » Unit: In My Mind's Eye: Writing Powerful Narration
Tim  Pappageorge
Park Ridge, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students enjoy writing with the element of surprise when they use dialogue to propel a Plot W narrative structure.

 
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Loyalty Discussion Using Question Formulation Technique

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Rhetoric in Julius Caesar and Contemporary Speeches
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Rhetoric in Julius Caesar and Contemporary Speeches
Tim  Pappageorge
Park Ridge, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

We are beginning the cycle of inquiry in this unit by talking about the central theme of loyalty -- it is bound to have some personal hooks for the students.

 
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Peer Editing Narratives

9th Grade ELA » Unit: In My Mind's Eye: Writing Powerful Narration
9th Grade ELA » Unit: In My Mind's Eye: Writing Powerful Narration
Tim  Pappageorge
Park Ridge, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Coming in for a landing--peer editing can be just like getting coached from the control tower!

 
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Writer's Workshop: Writing and Revising Narratives

9th Grade ELA » Unit: In My Mind's Eye: Writing Powerful Narration
9th Grade ELA » Unit: In My Mind's Eye: Writing Powerful Narration
Tim  Pappageorge
Park Ridge, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

As we revise narratives, we'll be looking for creativity and precision--and individuality!

 
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Reviewing for the Final Exam in Style

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Fahrenheit 451: Burning Bright
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Fahrenheit 451: Burning Bright
Allyson McHugh
Waltham, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

A little competition and a lot of learning.

 
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triviacards
   
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Vocabulary Acquisition
Allyson McHugh
Waltham, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

How do you learn vocab words? Use them!

 
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vocabboard
   

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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Collaboration, Production, and Publication of the EQ Essay

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Cultural Visions: Researching Responses to Essential Questions
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Cultural Visions: Researching Responses to Essential Questions
Elizabeth  Slaine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

What needs to be done? Students work to finalize their argumentative essay and submit it. Extra time? Students gather and organize evidence for their final presentation.

 
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final work day
   

Engaging Peers to Revise Essential Question Essays

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Cultural Visions: Researching Responses to Essential Questions
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Cultural Visions: Researching Responses to Essential Questions
Elizabeth  Slaine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Before students can celebrate their learning, they have provide feedback and revise, revise, revise!

 
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Narrative Writing Workshop: Creating Dickensian Pastiche (Day 3 of 3)

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Narrative Writing: Creating, Revising and Publishing Narrative
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Narrative Writing: Creating, Revising and Publishing Narrative
Jessica Keigan
Thornton, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

With the big idea generation out of the way, it is time to get into the nuts and bolts of narrative writing technique.

 
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Writer's Workship & Grammar Instruction on Manipulating Sentences

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing about Art: Exploring Image and Linguistic Connections
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing about Art: Exploring Image and Linguistic Connections
Tim  Pappageorge
Park Ridge, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Today the students will put finesse on their imaginative narratives.

 
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manip sentences

Use a semicolon (and perhaps a conjunctive adverb) to link two or more closely related independent clauses.

Use a colon to introduce a list or quotation.

Spell correctly.

Common Core ELA
 
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