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Additional Lessons 331 - 340 of 1000 for Expository Writing
  331.   The Importance of Trade
...and to organize information in categories. Objectives Students will be able to: 1. Organize information and put it into a coherent chart 2. Discover the place of origin of numerous items used in everyday life. English Education Standards READING Strand 3: Comprehending Informational Text Concept 1: Expository Text PO 4. Organize information from primary sources (and secondary sources) by paraphrasing information and making charts for an assigned task. Teacher Background An interest in an interdisciplinary approach to learning and a curiosity about the world. Related and Resource Websites http://vm.cfsan.fda.gov/~lrd/imports.html...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  332.   Identifying Science Fiction
...nce fiction that they read in the Explore Lesson, highlighting the aspects that made each a part of the genre of science fiction. They will also bring up those things that made each story a well-written piece of literature. The information from this class discussion will constitute the basis of the expository theme to be written in the Apply Lesson. Purpose - This is the Explain Lesson. Students will determine what constitutes a work of science fiction. Objectives Students will be able to: 1. Identify the formal literary elements of literature (plot, setting, characters, theme) 2. Analyze their short stories using the literary e...
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  333.   A Formal Analysis of Science Fiction
Time: 2 days Preparation Time: 30 minutes to read the lesson plan Materials: Access to a computer lab to write and edit the themes Students will need the story they read and their notes from the Explain Lesson Abstract Students will use the observations that they made on how the short story they read qualifies as science fiction and any notes that they took in the Explain Lesson class discussion to write a five paragraph expository theme...
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  334.   Two Specific Documents
...and practices and the protections found in informed consent documents. National English Education Standards Standard #3 Students apply a wide range of strategies to comprehend, interpret, evaluate, and appreciate texts. They draw on their prior experience, their interactions with other readers and writers, their knowledge of word meanings and of other texts, their identification strategies, and their understanding of textual features (e.g., sound-letter correspondence, sentence structure, context, and graphics) Standard #6 Students apply knowledge of language structure, language conventions (e.g., spelling and punctuation), med...
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  335.   Biomedical Project
...ipate in a mock Senate hearing about a federal regulation that would prohibit a person less than 18 years of age from using a tanning device except upon prescription by a physician or surgeon for treatment of a medical condition. In English class students will prepare for the mock Senate hearing by writing a position paper that contains the arguments and supporting evidence for whichever special interest group the individual students will be representing. These position papers are to be persuasive papers using the expository theme format of introduction, first body paragraph, second body paragraph, third body paragraph, and conc...
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  336.   Putting together a position paper
Time: 1 class Preparation Time: 30 minutes to read lesson Materials: Access to a computer or time in the computer lab Abstract In this lesson students will learn the format for writing position papers as an essential part of the third quarter's final project, the meeting of the U.S. President's energy task force. The requirements for the position papers were established in the government class, but students will explore them in detail in English class. With your guidance they will produce the paper's appropr...
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  337.   Gathering the Appropriate Information
...le sources of information, using skills they learned in the first learning cycle. The position papers will need ample facts and examples to back up each part of their argument. Purpose - This is the Explain Lesson. The purpose of this lesson is for students to conduct necessary research in order to write their position papers which will be the Apply lesson. As they research their area of alternative energy, they should be developing arguments swaying the Congressional committee to their point of view. Objectives Students will be able to: 1. Use the library and/or computer lab to research reliable information sources supporting a...
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  338.   Finding Sources
...the last lesson in a learning cycle which focuses on students understanding the direct impact that the coal and oil industries have on their lives. Students know how to find reliable sources of information and how to sort out bias, now it is time for them to do the necessary research to be able to write a position paper about power plants fueled by either conventional or alternative forms of energy. Each student will locate one article about a form of energy production, read it thoroughly, to analyze how it is a reliable source of information, and then create a short presentation to show the class his or her results. This shoul...
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  339.   Why Explore?
...the end of the lesson, students should be able to articulate that trade exchange networks are a direct result of the quest for 'goods.' Objectives Students will be able to: i. Generate discussion by answering provocative ponder questions. ii. Create a list of reasons humans explore after reading an expository text. National Council for History in the Schools: Historical Thinking Standards Standard 4B: Obtain historical data. Standard 5E: Formulate a position or course of action on an issue. World History Standards World History across the Eras, Standard 1: Long-term changes and recurring patterns in world history. Related and Re...
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  340.   Disease and Epidemics - Social Studies Lessons
...aterials students will be Engage exposed to the Black 2. Compare research Death and its impact results from readings on England. They will with a partner and fill out an Epidemic create a joint Disease matrix. interpretation of the Black Plague and why it appeared when it did. The Middle Ages In 1. Write an exploratory Week 4 Europe essay showing the 4 days In this Explore/ relationship between the Explain lesson, occurrences of the Black students will Plague during the Middle investigate what life Ages using all of their Explore/ was like during the compiled research Explain Middle Ages in Europe materials. for the Nobles, Merc...
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