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Argument, Persuasion, Propaganda

January 23rd, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts

  Secondary students analyze World War II posters to explore how argument, persuasion & propaganda differ: http://t.co/YUFOzkEFTm — ReadWriteThink.org (@RWTnow) January 18, 2015 The above tweet from ReadWriteThink will help your high school students determine the difference between argument, persuasion, and propaganda.

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A is for …(alliteration in MS)

January 20th, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts

Interesting ELA lesson from ReadWriteThink (from Twitter) Introduce the term alliteration as middle-level students create headline poems with this ReadWriteThink lesson: http://t.co/u5sDfubGSt — ReadWriteThink.org (@RWTnow) January 11, 2015

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Teaching the Kite Runner

January 19th, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts

I remember reading this book one summer and I was totally engrossed.  I know we read it in the district- that’s why I’m sharing the NYTimes Learning Network ‘s Teaching the Kite Runner. The article includes six different teaching suggestions as well as a lesson plan.

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Storybird- but more

January 17th, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts

Storybird has always been one of my favorite sites- the illustrations are breathtaking and inspiration.  They now have two new features in the new Storyboard Studio.  Now in addition to the picture book format, you can also create longform books ( lots more text) as well poetry pages.

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