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Avoiding Sexist Language by Using Gender-Fair Pronouns

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Avoiding Sexist Language by Using Gender-Fair Pronouns

Grades 9 – 12
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Two 50-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Traci Gardner

Traci Gardner

Blacksburg, Virginia


National Council of Teachers of English


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Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

From Quantitative to Qualitative: Writing Descriptions of Data From Tables

Students develop quantitative reasoning and critical thinking by analyzing descriptions tables for content, language, and organization with a particular focus on verb tense selection, and then writing descriptions of tables themselves.


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Grades   5 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  December 5

Walt Disney was born in 1901.

Students describe female characters in Disney films, discuss their characteristics, and write a thesis statement about them.


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