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Teacher Resources by Grade
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|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Students as Creators: Exploring Copyright
|Grades||6 – 8|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Five 50-minute sessions|
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Grades 9 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
In this lesson, students use focused prewriting strategies to explore content and ethical issues related to a persuasive assignment.
Grades 6 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Minilesson
Students are challenged to find citations that support details about the characters, plot, or themes from a text.
Grades 9 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Unit
This lesson takes advantage of students’ interest in music and audio sharing. Students investigate multiple perspectives in the music downloading debate and develop a persuasive argument for a classroom debate.
Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Writing & Publishing Prose
The Letter Generator is a useful tool for students to learn the parts of a business or friendly letter and then compose and print letters for both styles of correspondence.
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 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.
Grades K – 12 | Professional Library | Book
This book helps educators unlock Internet and digital media resources to classrooms while respecting the rights of copyright holders.