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Writing

This English unit allows the students' to explore music, and story writing while identifying literary devices such as figurative language and grammar usage.

 

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This unit will teach students about logical fallacies. One aspect of argument it to avoid logical fallacies. One’s argument is weak if it is filled with logical fallacies. This unit will teach students to identify logical fallacies by using digital tools. They will be analyzing fallacies and applying their knowledge to their own writing.

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Description:  This lesson was created for a 9th grade integrated biology/English classroom with a focus on out door learning.  In this lesson, students will practice their scientific observation skills and reflect on their experience in this out door observation activity.   Students will also take these initial observations and extend them in their writing as they explore va

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This unit explores the beauty of poetry and its ability to take us away. Students will be introduced to a variety of poems and poetry concepts. Throughout this unit the students will be encouraged to read and enjoy poetry while learning how figurative language and mood adds to the meaning of poetry. The unit will end with students writing and reciting their own poetry.

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The kindergarten students will develop their writing skills, over time, using pictures (representing themselves, others, and scenery) and letters (strings of letters, phonetically spelled words and/or words) that match in meaning.  Students will be expected to verbally share their writing with others.  They may “read” from their paper or “read” from memory.

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This is a blended unit focused on learning and locating the elements of a short story in professional works as well as two origina lworks from students currently in the course.  Theunit also introduces online writer's workshop and the concepts of tone and mood.

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Using the theme of identity, students will work through various activities to learn the characteristics of a Narrative Essay. This particular unit will/should take place prior to writing the Narrative Essay. Many of the lessons address how to identify, create, apply and analyzeheme, dialogue punctuation, figurative language and citing direct and indirect evidence. 

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Students will learn the components of a Narrative writing. Through mini-lessons (Ex: dialogue, story elements, figurative language, good introductions,genre study,  etc.),  daily writing and revising, students will go through the writing process to produce a narrative writing on a topic of their choice. 

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Students will learn the components of an informational essay. Through modeling, mini-lessons and multiple opportunities for practice and feedback, students will go through the writing process to produce an informational essay on the topic of their choice.

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Argumentative Writing Unit for 6th grade English Language Arts. 

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