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Teacher Resources by Grade
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|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Every Punctuation Mark Matters: A Minilesson on Semicolons
|Grades||6 – 8|
|Lesson Plan Type||Minilesson|
|Estimated Time||50 minutes|
Grades 9 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Unit
Using published writers’ texts and students’ own writing, this unit explores emotions that are associated with the artful and deliberate use of commas, semicolons, colons, and exclamation points (end-stop marks of punctuation).
Grades 7 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  January 15
Students study Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech and work in groups to create a mural that depicts Dr. King's vision of peace.
Grades 3 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  May 10
Students brainstorm a list of civil rights-related issues and use the Acrostic Poems interactive to create poems.
Grades 7 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  August 28
Students explore the "I Have a Dream" Foundation's website and brainstorm ways they can help themselves or others at their school achieve their educational dreams.