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Introduce a topic; organize complex ideas, concepts, and information so that each new element builds on that which precedes it to create a unified whole; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., figures, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension

 
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Revisiting Writing/Comparing Rhetorical Appeals

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

Rhetorical Analysis isn't just explaining an author's argument, but also explaining the persuasive approach of the writer; evaluating rhetoric is in part recognizing what isn't written.

 
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Creating a Banned Book Infographic

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:

Visual texts promote 21st Century literacy.

 
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Structuring the Persuasive Essay

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:

A persuasive essay in the tradition of Aristotle's Rhetorical Triangle convinces readers using ethos, pathos, and logos.

 
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Getting to Know You!

High School Science » Unit: Classroom & Course Orientation
High School Science » Unit: Classroom & Course Orientation
Tamica Stubbs
Charlotte, NC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Learning about the neuroscience classroom culture/environment!

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neuroscience
   

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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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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The Influence of Historical Context on a Speaker's Words

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Words that Moved our Nation: Great American Speeches
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Words that Moved our Nation: Great American Speeches
Julie Ferreira
Taunton, MA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Words that make history: Historical context as the foundation for rhetorical response.

 
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A Good Introduction

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

Hook and Reel--drawing in readers with good introductions.

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intro
   

Marble Ramp Lab

High School Physics » Unit: Work and Energy
High School Physics » Unit: Work and Energy
Tenicka Norwood
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Planning and carrying out investigations is an essential physics skill students can use to design a lab where potential energy is transferred into kinetic energy.

 
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marble ramp lab
   

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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Revising the Literary Analysis Essay

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

Revise for success using feedback and criteria.

 
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copy of revision
   

What Keeps Women Safe Day 1 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:

Who is responsible for public safety? Is women's safety only a woman's concern?

 
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peer reviewing
   

Modeling Human Impact Part 3: Managing the Project

High School Science » Unit: The Nature of Environmental Science
High School Science » Unit: The Nature of Environmental Science
Taylor Wichmanowski
Los Angeles, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

An ongoing project requires a plan to manage over the long term.

 
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Creating Awesome Projectile Motion Presentations

High School Physics » Unit: Projectile Motion
High School Physics » Unit: Projectile Motion
Tenicka Norwood
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Edmodo provides students with autonomy over learning about projectile motion in a way that is authentic and meaningful.

 
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creating awesome
   

Adding Polish to Expository Writing

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

A picture is worth a thousand words, and so is a good title; use headings and media to enhance writing.

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do now images
Common Core ELA
 
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