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Ethos, Logos, Pathos

Persuading Your Audience

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 10th - 11th

In this lesson, students become familiar with identifying, locating, and analyzing persuasive techniques in writing and multimodal compositions, including their own, by examining the ways in which commercials and infomercials employ these techniques. Using their new knowledge, students will write a... Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
Ethos, Logos, Pathos

Persuading Your Audience

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 10th - 11th

Subject Subject

  • English/Language Arts

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • 10.3.R.5, 10.4.W.2, 10.7.R.1, 11.4.W.2
More 180 minutes
Time Frame 3-4 class period(s)
Brushstrokes

Communication/Using Descriptive Language

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 7th - 11th

In this lesson, students listen to a song while completing a painting activity. Students collaborate to paint a list of descriptive words on their canvases based on the song. Considering the song lyrics as poetry, students analyze the song, focusing on descriptive language and sensory details. Students... Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
Brushstrokes

Communication/Using Descriptive Language

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 7th - 11th

Subject Subject

  • English/Language Arts

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • 8.3.R.7, 8.7.R.1, 8.7.R.2
More 90 minutes
Time Frame 2-3 class period(s)
Locating Archetypes in Pop Culture, Literature, and Life

Archetypes

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 11th - 12th

Using pictures related to pop culture as mentor texts, students will identify the archetypal figures represented. They will then be broken into small groups where they will choose a figure not previously identified to represent the archetype assigned to them and be asked to justify this choice to the... Read more »

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 11th - 12th

Subject Subject

  • English/Language Arts

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • PK.S, M.1, M.2, M.3, M.4, M.5, M.6, K.PS2
More 180 minutes
Time Frame 3-4 class period(s)
Scientific Reason Not Scientific Treason

Scientific Method Vs. Scientific Thinking

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th - 12th

Students are introduced to a more holistic view of doing the scientific method by using scientific thinking instead.  Students will be challenged to review and revise what they already know about the scientific method.  Students will investigate what it means to do science and discover why some science... Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
Scientific Reason Not Scientific Treason

Scientific Method Vs. Scientific Thinking

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th - 12th

Subject Subject

  • Science

Course Course

  • Biology I, Biology II, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physical Science, Physics

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • , , ,
More 120 minutes
Time Frame 2-3 class period(s)
Writing Is Elementary, My Dear Watson

Writing Paragraphs With Evidence and Reasoning

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th Grade

To support students' ability to write persuasive essays, this lesson will scaffold aspects of argumentation through paragraph development. Students will first review the use of evidence and reasoning to support a claim by performing a CER analysis of a comic strip. Next, students will work both collaboratively... Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
Writing Is Elementary, My Dear Watson

Writing Paragraphs With Evidence and Reasoning

Subject Subject

  • English/Language Arts

Course Course

  • American Literature, British Literature, Composition, World Literature

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th Grade

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • 9.3.R.5, 9.3.W.4
More 65 minutes
Time Frame 1-2 class period(s)

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Create various types of graphs to communicate your information and data. Read more »

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Create beautiful things with this easy drop-and-drag graphic design tool. Read more »

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Downstream: How humans interact with watersheds

Earth and Human Activity

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 3rd - 5th

Students will construct a watershed and discover how water flow impacts humans. IMPORTANT NOTE: Parts of the lesson are adjusted to meet each grade level's specific standard, so be sure to do the parts that correlate with your grade level. Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 3rd - 5th

Subject Subject

  • Science

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • 3-ESS3-1, 4-ESS3-2, 5-ESS3-1, 3.LS4.3.2, 4.ESS2.1.1, ESS2
More 120 minutes
Time Frame 1-3 class period(s)