Posts Tagged 'social issue':

Taking a Stand Against Exploitation

Central Focus: Read an argument and analyze how the author builds it Rationale: This lesson will help the students to identify persuasive language and evidence that the author has used in order to make their case about unjust treatment or situations. This will encourage and assist the students in incorporating persuasive language and evidence into

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Topic Selection and Source Evaluation!

Central Focus: Topic choices, why my topic is important to me and evaluating websites that will support my writing. Rationale: The ability to evaluate websites, blogs, online articles etc… is an important lifelong skill that students will use in school and out of school. The Internet can be used as a tool to learn the

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Preparing Students to Write Their Social Issue Research Paper

Central Focus: Students will pick a topic that interests them and understand why it is important to evaluate sources of information. Rationale: During this lesson we intend for the students to understand the importance of evaluating a source of information with regards to the credibility and validity of the information. This ties into the unit

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World Lit: Explanation, Annotation, Evaluation, Day 2!

Standards:  ELAGSE9-10W8 Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the usefulness of each source, answering the research question; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoid plagiarism and follow a standard format for citation. ELAGSE9-10W2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey

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World Lit: Social Issue Stations, Day 2

Standards:  ELAGSE9-10W4: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. ELAGSE9-10W6: Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products, taking advantage of technology’s capacity to link to other information and to display information flexibly and dynamically. ELAGSE9-10W7:

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