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IELTS Task 1: Example Essay Step by Step

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students write an essay based on an graph, table, or diagram. In this writing activity, students examine the process of writing a short essay based on the information presented in visual organizer. They examine a chart about water using...
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Using Spatial Organization in Writing

For Students 7th - 8th
In this using spatial organization in writing worksheet, students read the explanation of spatial organization, interactively explore a photograph, record their impressions, compare various impressions, then write an essay telling an...
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Causes of the Civil War

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders write an essay describing one of the main causes of the Civil War. In this Civil War lesson plan, 8th graders discuss the Civil War and then write an essay on it.
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Students' Awareness of Environmental Issues

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students use their journals to record their reactions to various readings. They write one of their required essays on an environmental theme. Students are given a variety of articles on the environment. They discuss the format of a...
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Spanish Conquistador Hernando Cortez

For Students 5th - 8th
In this essay worksheet, students research why the Spanish Conquistador Hernando Cortez invaded the Aztec Indian lands. Students research this question and the effects it had on the invasion of the Aztec people and write an essay about it.
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Indianapolis Government

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students read about a girl who takes a trip during the time of the State Capital moving to Indianapolis and then write their own essay about a trip that they took. In this Indianapolis Government lesson plan, students use maps and...
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Story Building: Nasreddin and the Beggar

For Students 5th - 6th
In this story building worksheet, students build a story by choosing one of three sentences, using context clues to put the events of the story in order.
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Descriptive Essay

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students review previously written essays, draw pictures of shapes, and write descriptive essays.
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Comparative Essay – Scholarly Articles

For Students Higher Ed
In this comparative essay learning exercise, students read and complete the narrative for the assignment that requires them to prepare predrafts of their comparative-scholarly articles.
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Lesson Plan on Social Studies Research

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders listen to nonfiction stories, read fact sheets about historical characters and events, and record facts in groups. They write a paper based on six facts from their research.
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John Lawson's Emigration Impact: Short Essay

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students review John Lawson's writings to discover the impact they had on emigration to America. Using the writings, they analyze the influence of them and review the early settlement of the colonies. They write their own essay sharing...
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Writing A Biography

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers choose an interesting person to research for a biography. They gather the information they want to include in their paper from various sources. Students write an outline to use as a guide when writing their biography.
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Outlining Transportation#139

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students examine how people, products, and ideas travel. They create an outline using the proper format after completing a class brainstorming session about means of transportation.
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Verb Tenses and Sentence Order

For Students 7th - 8th
For this verb tenses and sentence order worksheet, students read the text with paragraphs about the World Wide Web. Some of the sentences are in the wrong order. Using the verb tenses and time clues, students number the sentences in...
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Where in the World is the Wide Web?

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate how the web works and how to search effectively. In this Internet use lesson, 6th graders brainstorm positive and negative experiences they have had while on the Internet. Students view two web sites to learn...
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Propaganda and World War II

For Teachers 10th - 11th
What was the true meaning behind WWII propaganda posters? Historians analyze images from the U.S., Great Britain, Nazi Germany, and the Soviet Union, sharing findings in small groups. A poster analysis worksheet and all posters are...
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The Blame Game for the Loss at Pearl Harbor

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Known as the day that will live in infamy, the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 was a shock to all. But why was the United States unprepared on that December morning? Study a series of primary sources in a document-based question that...
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Imperialism, Arab Nationalism and World War I

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Continued conflict in the Middle East makes this lesson relevant, and the inclusion of a critique of Lawrence of Arabia might increase student interest in a potentially challenging topic. The resource includes a solid introduction to the...
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Japanese-American Relocation

For Teachers 11th
Consider the causes and effects that led to the internment and relocation of Japanese Americans during WWII. Learners read the story "Baseball Saved Us" and selected chapters from Farewell to Manzanar. Then, they view a slide-show, and...
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English Vocabulary Skills: AWL Sublist 8 - Exercise 4a

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive English vocabulary skills activity, students answer 10 matching questions which require them to fill in the blanks in 10 sentences. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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War Story Documentary

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars review research skills and determine an aspect of war to research. They research an aspect of a war experience and bring history to life through iMovie.
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Book of the Month - A Technology-Integrated Literacy Project

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students write a paragraph predicting what the book is about after viewing the front cover. They are given a copy of the Story Parts Maps, students are explained each story part. Students are explained that they most take notes on the...
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Creating a Literary Magazine

For Teachers 9th - 12th
With the right preparation, having students create a literary magazine can be a terrific experience.
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1st Grade - Act. 09: Freedom Quilt

For Teachers 1st
First graders create sections of classroom quilt that be tied together.