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Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the strengths and limitations of each source in terms of the task, purpose, and audience; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and overreliance on any one source and following a standard format for citation.

 
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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
   

Analyzing "Silent Spring" & Researching Environmental Concerns

11th Grade ELA » Unit: A Brief Introduction to Post-Modernism
11th Grade ELA » Unit: A Brief Introduction to Post-Modernism
Cassy McCoy Carey
Rochester, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Empower your students to analyze & evaluate Rachel Carson's expose on DDT, then encourage them to look into their own environmental issues!

 
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silent spring cover
   

Synthesis Essay: "The Taming of the Shrew"

12th Grade ELA » Unit: "The Taming of the Shrew" by William Shakespeare: Unmasking a Troubling Text
12th Grade ELA » Unit: "The Taming of the Shrew" by William Shakespeare: Unmasking a Troubling Text
Glenda Funk
Pocatello, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

A synthesis essay based on primary texts empowers students' writing in substantive ways.

 
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student using folger digital
   

Who Are You Calling Disobedient? Mini-Research Project (Day 1 of 3)

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Arguing with the Transcendentalists Mini-Unit
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Arguing with the Transcendentalists Mini-Unit
Cassy McCoy Carey
Rochester, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Want to win an argument? Finding credible evidence & turning it into a well-planned outline addressing the counterclaim is the first step!

 
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planning to fail
   

Final Revision: Improving Readability & Grade Level Appropriateness

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
   

Who Are You Calling Disobedient? Mini-Research Project (Day 3 of 3)

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Arguing with the Transcendentalists Mini-Unit
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Arguing with the Transcendentalists Mini-Unit
Cassy McCoy Carey
Rochester, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Make an argument immersive by adding an oral component. It layers reading, writing, and speaking skills, and it's WAY easier to grade. Win!

 
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Reflections (1)
argumentative presentation peer evaluation directions
   

Using a Formative ACT for Skill-Driven Test Prep

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Multitasking with Modernism & Research Skills
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Multitasking with Modernism & Research Skills
Cassy McCoy Carey
Rochester, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Want to grade 150 Reading & English practice ACTs in 3 minutes while generating student-specific and whole-class skill reports? Read this!

 
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act pretest s skill breakdown
   

The Many Faces of Loneliness in OMAM & Outlining for Success

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Multitasking with Modernism & Research Skills
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Multitasking with Modernism & Research Skills
Cassy McCoy Carey
Rochester, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Major reveals for today: George didn’t ever plan to buy Lennie rabbits, Curley's wife is just lonely, & outlining is USEFUL! Whoa, big day!

 
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farm lies
   

Choosing Reliable Research Sources

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

Do you trust a 6th grade research project? Choose the right sources for your research.

Standards:
 
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sources
   

Utilizing Effective Peer Reviews & Crafting Intros and Conclusions

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:

Rejuvenate peer reviews, return relevance to conclusions, & banish the "I am going to tell you about…" introduction from your life FOREVER!

 
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bookends
   

Introduction to Forces, Part 1 of 2

High School Physics » Unit: Forces and Newton's Laws
High School Physics » Unit: Forces and Newton's Laws
Tenicka Norwood
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Forces are pushes or pulls acting on the center of mass of an object.

 
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free body
   

Why and How with APA Citation

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

Author. Date. Title. Address. Repeat. Using APA citation correctly.

Standards:
 
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citation needed
   

Plagiarism Prevention & Grammar Help with Turnitin.com

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:

Do your students a favor & help them become more self-sufficient evaluators with online tools like Turnitin.com and video tutorials!

 
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Reflections (1)
digital revisions
   

Who Are You Calling Disobedient? Mini-Research Project (Day 2 of 3)

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Arguing with the Transcendentalists Mini-Unit
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Arguing with the Transcendentalists Mini-Unit
Cassy McCoy Carey
Rochester, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

So if 65% of the population learns visually, we should probably create a pretty awesome presentation to support our argument, right?

 
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is your bachelors degree worth it infographic
   

[Get That] Research

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

Search, take notes, repeat--finding research takes time.

 
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