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Use precise language, domain-specific vocabulary, and techniques such as metaphor, simile, and analogy to manage the complexity of the topic.

 
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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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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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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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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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1-Dimensional Motion Test

High School Physics » Unit: 1-D Kinematics
High School Physics » Unit: 1-D Kinematics
Sara Leins
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What is the breadth of our linear motion knowledge? Today, students take a summative assessment on 1-d motion!

 
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Assessing the Early American & Revolutionary Texts

11th Grade ELA » Unit: A Revolutionary Introduction to Argumentation & Rhetoric
11th Grade ELA » Unit: A Revolutionary Introduction to Argumentation & Rhetoric
Cassy McCoy Carey
Rochester, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

An exam that incorporates multiple choice and essay formats, requires reflection, and sets goals for the future? Wowza!

 
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Of Moths and Sloths

High School Science » Unit: Ecology
High School Science » Unit: Ecology
Taylor Wichmanowski
Los Angeles, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Symbiotic relationships are complex and often involve more than two organisms

 
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Summative Assessment: Biomes Unit Test

High School Science » Unit: Biomes
High School Science » Unit: Biomes
Taylor Wichmanowski
Los Angeles, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

The information we've learned so far allows us to make an educated statement about biomes.

 
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Diamonds in the Rough: Using Diamante Poems as Formative Assessment in Literature Circles

12th Grade ELA » Unit: Reading and the Empathetic Imagination: Teaching in Literature Circles
12th Grade ELA » Unit: Reading and the Empathetic Imagination: Teaching in Literature Circles
Glenda Funk
Pocatello, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Noun; Adjective, Adjective; Verb, Verb, Verb; Noun, Noun, Noun, Noun; Verb, Verb, Verb; Adjective, Adjective;Noun

 
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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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1-Dimensional Motion Review

High School Physics » Unit: 1-D Kinematics
High School Physics » Unit: 1-D Kinematics
Sara Leins
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Who does a student need to solve 1-D kinematic problems? Today students work alone, with a partner, and then with the teacher to complete a practice test.

 
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Composing Copy Change Poetry Using "In My Next Life" by Mark Perlberg

12th Grade ELA » Unit: Because He Hears a Different Drummer:Various Approaches for Comparing Genres and Analyzing Texts
12th Grade ELA » Unit: Because He Hears a Different Drummer:Various Approaches for Comparing Genres and Analyzing Texts
Glenda Funk
Pocatello, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Copy change assists students in controlling syntax and discovering their writing voice.

 
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new orleans
   

Who are the Creatures in Your Neighborhood?

High School Science » Unit: Ecology
High School Science » Unit: Ecology
Taylor Wichmanowski
Los Angeles, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

You don't have to go far to study ecology... nature's byzantine machinations are always at work around us.

 
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Peer-Review

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

Students can look at the organization and structure of each other's papers and "grade" them for organization and clarity.

 
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