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The Great Service-Learning Debate & Research Project

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The Great Service-Learning Debate & Research Project

Grades 9 – 12
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Five 50-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Jaime R. Wood

Jaime R. Wood

Portland, Oregon

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

 

Lesson Plans

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LESSON PLANS

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Exploring Audience and Purpose with a Single Issue

Students explore the concepts of audience and purpose by focusing on an issue that divided Americans in 1925, the debate of evolution versus creationism raised by the Scopes Monkey Trial.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

What Are My Rights? Exploring and Writing About the Constitution

Students speak up in this lesson about rights, examining the Constitution in the context of issues that affect their everyday lives.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Unit

MyTube: Changing the World With Video Public Service Announcements

This assignment will go viral with students as they think about the meanings of words and images in public service announcements from YouTube before creating a PSA of their own.

 

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STUDENT INTERACTIVES

Grades   3 – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Organizing & Summarizing

Persuasion Map

The Persuasion Map is an interactive graphic organizer that enables students to map out their arguments for a persuasive essay or debate.

 

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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   K – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  May 1

May is Get Caught Reading Month!

Students celebrate Get Caught Reading Month by doing a reading-related service project such as planning an intergenerational reading day or organizing a book drive.

 

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