informational / explanatory essay

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Melissa L. Workman
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Science
3, 4
Elementary (K-5)

In this module, students will investigate the effect that weathering, erosion and deposition have on the Earth's surface. The students will interact with text and develop an understanding of these processes and how they work together to impact the Earth.

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Marie Conway
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Science
5
Elementary (K-5)

Students will read informative articles and that highlight the effects of different types of food on their health. Students will explore the websites of fast food restaurants to review the nutritional facts of the foods offered. Students will then conduct a close reading of the texts while...

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Mendy Rue
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History / Social Studies
8
Middle (6-8)

The Civil War affected all aspects of life during the mid-1800s. Students will read literature, informational texts, and primary source documents to learn how the war affected life based on the perspective of those who lived through it. 

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Toby L. Craver
Lee Smith
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7, 8, 9
Middle (6-8)

The FFA Creed has long stood as the core beliefs and principals of the agriculture industry. As agriculture has evolved over the years so has the FFA Creed. A closer look at the revisions made to the FFA Creed may shed some insight to where agriculture has been, where it is currently, and where...

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Kim J. Offerman
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History / Social Studies
5
Elementary (K-5)

This module is meant to be completed with Colorado Department of Education Instructional Unit Sample for the 5th grade Social Studies unit, "The Melting Pot?", learning experience #3. http://www.cde.state.co.us/...

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Juliana I. Thompson
Jean F. Lee
Wendy Sass
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English / Language Arts
11, 12
High (9-12)

The process of firing pottery is an appropriate metaphor for the significant life transitions adolescents experience during and after high school. If they pass the fiery test, they emerge as mature young adults ready for their next challenge. If they cannot survive the fire, they end up broken...

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Becky L. Culbert
Danielle M. Painton
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History / Social Studies
4, 5
Elementary (K-5)

During the mid 1800's, many slaves risked their lives to escape from their slave owners and achieve freedom. How could they do this without being caught? Who would help them along their way to freedom? The state of Pennsylvania provided key locations that made it easier for slaves to escape to...

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Becky L. Culbert
Danielle M. Painton
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History / Social Studies
4, 5
Elementary (K-5)

Students explore the relationship between PA Native Americans and early European settlers 

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Danielle A. Barker
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History / Social Studies
9, 10, 11, 12
High (9-12)

This module sits inside a unit in which students study the 1920's and the changing society. Students will pull together knowledge about the 1920's from content studied in previous lessons and their readings of primary and secondary sources about the module topic to write an informative essay. ...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Cari R. Pauley
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English / Language Arts
11
High (9-12)

This four-week unit allows students to explore several pieces of literature from the Contemporary Period to analyze how literary devices used in those pieces help the writers to convey meaning. 

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Debbie Holloman
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English / Language Arts
6
Middle (6-8)

Students will work through two literary texts and two non-print “texts” to write a literary analysis for one of the literary pieces. The analysis will be in the form of a multi-paragraph, informational response to literature asking them to make a claim, cite evidence from the literary text, and...

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Courtney N. Murphy
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English / Language Arts
5, 6
Elementary (K-5)
Middle (6-8)

Influenced by the tumultuous time period in which it is set, The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963, gives a fictional account of one family who travels from their comfortable home in Flint, Michigan to visit relatives in Birmingham, Alabama during the heart of the Civil Rights era. For Kenny and...