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

 
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Ravin' About "The Raven": Inside Gothic Lit with Oates & Poe

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Romanticism & Transcendentalism
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Romanticism & Transcendentalism
Cassy McCoy Carey
Rochester, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

If there's one thing kids understand, it's how creepy Christopher Walken is. Now let's apply that to Gothic Lit!

 
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gothic literature characteristics
   

Ineffective Rhetoric and Logical Fallacy

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Understanding Rhetoric
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Understanding Rhetoric
Erik Sussbauer, Ed. D.
Shelburne Falls, MA
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Just because a text is meant to be persuasive doesn't mean it is; the persuasion is in the evidence and logic.

 
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penguins and fallacy
   

From Reading to Writing: An Introduction to the Rhetorical Analysis Essay

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing a Rhetorical Analysis Essay
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing a Rhetorical Analysis Essay
Erik Sussbauer, Ed. D.
Shelburne Falls, MA
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Explanatory essays are highly structured by nature, but can include some flare, too.

 
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write
   

Dialect & Regionalism Today and in Twain's Time

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Life is Hard. That's Realism & Naturalism!
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Life is Hard. That's Realism & Naturalism!
Cassy McCoy Carey
Rochester, IL
Environment: Suburban
   

Peer Editing the Rhetorical Analysis Essay

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing a Rhetorical Analysis Essay
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing a Rhetorical Analysis Essay
Erik Sussbauer, Ed. D.
Shelburne Falls, MA
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Writing doesn't have to be lonely; feedback from peers is an important part of the process.

 
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peer editing
   

Organizing Information in a Rhetorical Analysis Essay

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing a Rhetorical Analysis Essay
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing a Rhetorical Analysis Essay
Erik Sussbauer, Ed. D.
Shelburne Falls, MA
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

A good introduction in a rhetorical analysis references the SOAPStone elements of the text in question, and how the author makes the appeal.

 
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essay introduction
   

Analysis of a Model Essay

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing a Rhetorical Analysis Essay
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing a Rhetorical Analysis Essay
Erik Sussbauer, Ed. D.
Shelburne Falls, MA
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

The explanatory essay is a specific genre of writing with its own unique organization and style.

 
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Using Transitions

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Expository Writing
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Expository Writing
Leah Braman
Dansville, MI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

To add? To emphasize? To conclude? Using transitions for a purpose.

 
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transition
   

Way to Go/Way to Grow: A Revision and Peer Evaluation Strategy

12th Grade ELA » Unit: The Readiness Is All: Engaging Your Students in Persuasive Writing
12th Grade ELA » Unit: The Readiness Is All: Engaging Your Students in Persuasive Writing
Glenda Funk
Pocatello, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Listening to a peer read his/her essay supports the revision process for the writer and responder.

 
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students in groups using way to go way to
   

Preparing to Write: Establishing Meaning and Strategies

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing a Rhetorical Analysis Essay
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing a Rhetorical Analysis Essay
Erik Sussbauer, Ed. D.
Shelburne Falls, MA
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Know the meaning of a text and how you know that meaning before writing an analysis of it.

 
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hot seat1
   

Categorizing Transitions

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Expository Writing
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Expository Writing
Leah Braman
Dansville, MI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

To add? To emphasize? To conclude? Using transitions for a purpose.

 
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transition
   

Advice from a King

12th Grade ELA » Unit: Beowulf
12th Grade ELA » Unit: Beowulf
Caitlin  Chiller
Whitehall, MT
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

A well-written thesis statement can enhance a paper, and textual evidence is essential to supporting a thesis statement.

 
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Extended Metaphor Essay, Day Two

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Expository Writing
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Expository Writing
Leah Braman
Dansville, MI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Creativity and logic collide--an extended metaphor essay.

 
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metaphor
   

What Keeps Women Safe Day 4 of 5

12th Grade ELA » Unit: Canterbury Tales - The Wife of Bath's Tale
12th Grade ELA » Unit: Canterbury Tales - The Wife of Bath's Tale
Caitlin  Chiller
Whitehall, MT
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students work together to create a cohesive document that reflects larger ideas and detailed information.

 
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romantics roundtable
   

What's More Delicious Than Drafting with PIE?

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Drafting & Revising the Argumentative Research Paper
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Drafting & Revising the Argumentative Research Paper
Cassy McCoy Carey
Rochester, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

This is the easiest way to teach paragraph construction utilizing evidence. Period. Check it out before you grade another wandering essay!

 
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pie structure
Common Core ELA
 
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