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Breaking the Rules with Sentence Fragments
|Grades||9 – 12|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Three 50-minute sessions|
Fredonia, New York
Grades 9 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Minilesson
Students manipulate sentences from books or magazines to examine changes in meaning and parts of speech.
Grades 9 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Unit
Students create brochures on the same topic as another piece of writing they have done, highlighting how shifting purposes and audiences creates changes in their strategies as writers.
Grades 9 – 12 | Lesson Plan
Students will be introduced to persuasive techniques used in advertising, analyze advertising, and explore the concepts of demographics, marketing for a specific audience, and dynamic advertising.
Grades 6 – 12 | Student Interactive | Learning About Language
Explore the similarities and differences among words typically considered synonyms with this tool that allows middle- and secondary-level students organize groups of words by connotation on one axis and by register on another.
Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Writing & Publishing Prose
The interactive Printing Press is designed to assist students in creating newspapers, brochures, and flyers.