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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
Lesson Author

National Council of Teachers of English


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May 04, 2015

Nice little exercise, I made it even worse with semicolons, apostrophes, capitalization and spelling errors to pick up on some of the things we've been doing lately.



September 23, 2014

Charlotte- I haven't used it yet but I plan to. I already plan on breaking it up into a two or three day mini-unit. I feel each objective listed could make for a rich 50-minute class.



August 13, 2014

Has anyone used this in the classroom? I would love to hear feedback on any adaptations or tweaks made. I'm wondering if 1 50 minute class is long enough to into, discuss, and complete a task...
Thank you for any feedback!
Fabulous lesson idea!



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