Using "This I Believe" from National Public Radio, students will write a short personal essay about a belief that they have.

This resource is part of the English 10 course.

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This is a notebook file I use to introduce the assignment. This resource is part of the Personal Essay Unit and the English 10 course.
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"This I Believe" Website

by Sarah Lorntson

I use the site to find essays for students to read and listen to; past essays include many from celebrities and also high school students. This resource is part of the Personal Essay Unit and the English 10 course.
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Download the pdf here for the NPR curriculum to accompany This I Believe; includes many prewriting activities. This resource is part of the Personal Essay Unit and the English 10 course.
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Belief Quotation Activity

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Students will complete this activity when they have found a quotation that expresses a personal belief. This resource is part of the Personal Essay Unit and the English 10 course.
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Students use this worksheet to peer review each other's essays. This resource is part of the Personal Essay Unit and the English 10 course.
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Students use this worksheet to edit each other's essays. This resource is part of the Personal Essay Unit and the English 10 course.
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