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  • Valuable Lessons - … speech and assembly have shaped American values throughout American history. Author(s): Elyse Fischer, The New York Times Learning Network Javaid … "plausible" criticism of wartime emergency measures? w. According to the author, what has been one heartening response, by civil libertarians on … grew more individualistic, more egalitarian, more inclusive, more suspicious of authority and more enamored with legalistic procedures." In an essay or …
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  • What's New? - … considered to be state-of-the-art in their category. Author(s): Clayton DeKorne, The New York Times Learning Network Javaid … the technology industry over this last year, what does the author mean by "from a stockholder's perspective, this was the … with a definitive pop"? c. What "fundamental truths" does the author observe about new technology? d. What one "net appliance" is … , what makes the new Mac operating system better? Does the author give you enough information about these improvements? Why or why …
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  • Noteworthy? - … "Advocates For" or "Critics Against" the use of these publications. Author(s): Annissa Hambouz, The New York Times Learning Network Yasmin … their position (for example, some "Critics" might fear "misinterpretations" of authors' works, while others may be concerned with general academic integrity … Times news about current books, a searchable archive of reviews, author interviews and readings, and more. The Center for Academic Integrity …
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  • Give Me Liberty or Give Me Freedom - … Nothing Left to Lose." 3. Research and explore the origins, authors, primary sources, and historical contexts of famous American quotations or … message does the expression "Iraqi Freedom" convey, according to the author? 3. After a close reading and discussion of the article … . Students should include on their posters: - paragraphs explaining the origins, author(s), and historic context; - two to three illustrations (pictures, photos …
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  • Please No Posers - … their summaries. Finally, students write opinion pieces about Internet plagiarism. Author(s): Clayton DeKorne, The New York Times Learning Network Javaid … done (for example "According to ..." or "McCabe says ...")? - Does the author mimic the sentence or paragraph structure used in the original … plagiarism) for each sentence you underlined. Do you think the author of the news article focused on the most important statistics …
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  • Ambivalent Council - … of the interim Iraqi constitution and offers suggestions for improvement. Author(s): Sierra Prasada Millman, The New York Times Learning Network … published on the official Web site of the Coalition Provisional Authority (http://www.cpa-iraq.org/government/TAL.html). Read the … constitution restrict the actions of "police, investigators, or other governmental authorities"? - What are the rights of political refugees? - What kind of …
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  • Keeping It Quiet - … other nations to better understand why censorship is practiced there. Author(s): Michelle Sale, The New York Times Learning Network Javaid … speech delivered by an American leader. 2. Examine why Chinese authorities censored a recent speech given by United States Vice President … censorship show about China? f. What did a Chinese publisher authorize for Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton's autobiography when it was …
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  • Art Mystery - … their own, based on their research of a particular artist. Author(s): , Rachel Klein, The New York Times Learning Network Andrea … J.K. Rowling), or to your own favorite mystery author. Compare the two authors based on writing style, plot lines, and their … use of specific literary devices; Understands the effects of the author's style on a literary text Language Arts Standard 7 … response to the text with that seemingly intended by the author Language Arts Standard 7- Demonstrates competence in the general skills …
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  • Tasty Topics - … narrative feature articles and then develop their own such articles. Author(s): Marcella Runell, The New York Times Learning Network Bridget … of articles? c. What are some of the experiences the author describes with regards to eating all or most of his … other dining experiences is the author used to? e. What metaphors and similes does the author use to describe particular types of … fast-food? h. What side effects do you think the author might have experienced on his journey? 3. Explain to students …
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  • Researching the Researchers - … figure to research further and co-author articles profiling the scientist and his or her achievements. Author(s): Jennifer Rittner, The New … professional history of a Nobel Prize-winning scientist. 4. Co-author an article profiling the scientist and his or her discovery … /HOMEWORK: Students will work together in their pairs to co-author an article about their research subject using selected excerpts from …
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