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Audience, Purpose, and Language Use in Electronic Messages

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Audience, Purpose, and Language Use in Electronic Messages

Grades 6 – 8
Lesson Plan Type Minilesson
Estimated Time 50 minutes
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National Council of Teachers of English

 

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LESSON PLANS

Grades   5 – 8  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Audience & Purpose: Evaluating Disney's Changes to the Hercules Myth

What drives changes to classic myths and fables? In this lesson students evaluate the changes Disney made to the myth of "Hercules" in order to achieve their audience and purpose.

 

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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   9 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  December 10

Poet Emily Dickinson was born in 1830.

Students discuss Dickinson's poem "This Is My Letter To The World" and use it to focus on how audience affects voice.

 

Grades   K – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  October 20

Celebrate the National Day on Writing!

Students examine the different ways that they write and think about the role writing plays in life.

 

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