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Additional Lessons 331 - 340 of 1000 for Expository Writing
  331.   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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    Grade Level: 9-12

  332.   GMteach
...s, key words, and foreshadowing clues 2.4. evaluate new information and hypotheses by testing them against known information and ideas 2.5. compare and contrast information on the same topic after reading several passages or articles 2.6. distinguish between cause and effect and fact and opinion in expository text WRITING STRATEGIES: Students write clear and coherent sentences and paragraphs that develop a central idea. Their writing considers audience and purpose. They successfully use the stages of the writing process (i.e., pre-writing, drafting, revising, and editing successive versions). Information Literacy Skills: 2.3 Stu...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  333.   Decisions, Decisions
...ket economy in terms of goods and services produced...and the price of those products, and 4) explaining the functions of the stock market. Language Arts Grades 11/12 Reading Comprehension: Students read and understand grade-level-appropriate materials by verifying and clarifying facts presented in expository texts by using a variety of consumer, workplace and public documents. Writing Applications: Students write historical investigations that include information from all relevant perspectives, taking the validity and reliability of sources into consideration. Length of Lesson One to three weeks depending on the amount of resea...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  334.   Oral Presentation (Speeches)
...tion Frameworks BC: Information Technologies - Presentation BC: Leadership Development - Communications 1.6.6 1.7.1 English Academic Standard(s) Grade 9-10: Reading Comprehension 2.3 2.5 Grade 9-10: Organization and Focus 1.1 1.2 Grade 9-10: Research & Technology 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.9 Grade 9-10: Write Technical Documents 2.6 Grade 9-10: Grammar and Mechanics of Writing 1.0 Grade 9-10: Organization and Delivery of Oral Communication 1.7 Grade 9-10: Delivery of Expository Presentations 2.2 Grade 9-10: Apply Appropriate Interviewing Techniques 2.3 Grade 11-12: Deliver Multimedia Presentation 2.4 Math Academic Standard(s) N:ROP...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  335.   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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    Grade Level: 9-12

  336.   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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    Grade Level: 9-12

  337.   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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    Grade Level: 9-12

  338.   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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    Grade Level: 9-12

  339.   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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    Grade Level: 9-12

  340.   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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    Grade Level: 9-12


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