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Finding Solutions to Food Waste: Persuasion in a Digital World

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Finding Solutions to Food Waste: Persuasion in a Digital World

Grades 7 – 9
Lesson Plan Type Unit
Estimated Time Nine or more 45-minute sessions, at least four with Internet access
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International Reading Association

 

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LESSON PLANS

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Recurring Lesson

Weekly Writer’s Blogs: Building a Reflective Community of Support

Students explore the conventions of blog writing while using it to self-reflect on their writing and communicate with classmates about each other's reflections.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Persuading an Audience: Writing Effective Letters to the Editor

Students use persuasive writing and an understanding of the characteristics of letters to the editor to compose effective letters to the editor on topics of interest to them.

 

Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Persuasive Essay: Environmental Issues

How can we convince others to agree with us on important issues? In this lesson, students explore relevant environmental issues and gather information to write persuasive essays.

 

Grades   6 – 12  |  Lesson Plan

Persuade Me in Five Slides! Creating Persuasive Digital Stories

After students write persuasive essays, use this lesson to challenge them to summarize their essays concisely by creating five-slide presentations.

 

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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   3 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  April 22

Celebrate Earth Day!

In celebration of Earth Day, students research famous environmentalists and write letters to them asking for their opinions on current issues and turn their letters into a poem.

 

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STRATEGY GUIDES

Grades   6 – 12  |  Strategy Guide

Teaching With Blogs

This Strategy Guide describes the processes involved in composing blogs in the classroom, the process of writing regular posts, or entries, that are published online.

 

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