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Teacher Resources by Grade
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|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Copyright Infringement or Not? The Debate over Downloading Music
|Grades||9 – 12|
|Lesson Plan Type||Unit|
|Estimated Time||Ten 50-minute sessions|
Grades 3 – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
The Persuasion Map is an interactive graphic organizer that enables students to map out their arguments for a persuasive essay or debate.
Grades 6 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  April 10
Student groups do web research, compile their information, and make a booklet on copyright rules for the class to use as a reference.
Grades 3 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  January 8
Students visit the National Archives to read a letter written by Elvis Presley to President Nixon. The Letter Generator is used to write a letter to a current artist suggesting a meeting with the President.
Grades 6 – 12 | Strategy Guide
This strategy guide describes the techniques used in effective persuasive writing and shares activities you can use to help students understand and use persuasion in their writing and critical thinking.
Grades 9 – 12 | Professional Library | Book
DeSena offers a practical guide on how high school and college teachers can structure assignments and guide students so that students don't plagiarize.