After being introduced to Writing Editorials by watching the animated program, students learn some of the reasons why editorials are written. They read two editorials and identify and describe the characteristics of this genre, with an emphasis on how editorials persuade readers to change their acti more
The unit offers four weeks of instruction (organized into four steps), preceded by one week for assessing students and establishing guidelines for effective technology use. It is suitable for a wide range of middle school classrooms. Each step contains four lessons aligned with New York City and Sta more
A scoring guide for classroom notebooks. To understand and use this document you may want to look at 1) The Cornell Notes Materials (ie) left and right sides of notes 2) The Movie Notetaking Sheet 3) Other resources in the notetaking collection
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Students learn the role of an engaging opening and introduction in a successful editorial. Using the teacher model and mentor text for guidance, students plan and draft their own opening sentence and powerful introductory paragraph for their pieces of writing.