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Brochures: Writing for Audience and Purpose

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Brochures: Writing for Audience and Purpose

Grades 9 – 12
Lesson Plan Type Unit
Estimated Time Nine 50-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Deborah Dean

Deborah Dean

Provo, Utah

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

 

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Student Interactives

Professional Library

 

LESSON PLANS

Grades   11 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

What's the Purpose?: Examining a Cold Manipulation of Language

With a crafty pen, Truman Capote wrote In Cold Blood to create a new genre and shock his audience. This lesson will help students examine Capote's manipulation of language as he forces his audience to take a different look at murderers and consider a different definition of nonfiction. His unique purpose leaves students an interesting text to consider.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Breaking the Rules with Sentence Fragments

Though teachers usually caution students against using sentence fragments, Edgar Schuster’s work demonstrates that professional writers often use fragments effectively. This lesson helps students understand that there are reasons that they can and should use sentence fragments to become effective writers.

 

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STUDENT INTERACTIVES

Grades   K – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Writing & Publishing Prose

Printing Press

The interactive Printing Press is designed to assist students in creating newspapers, brochures, and flyers.

 

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PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library  |  Book

Strategic Writing: The Writing Process and Beyond in the Secondary English Classroom

Dean introduces postprocess theory to high school English teachers in a practical, classroom-based way.

 

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