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    Analyze Shifts in Perspective in Informational and Persuasive Text (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM5L5
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to explain shifts in perspectives in the same argument and make decisions about support used in those arguments.

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    Analyze an Argument: Practice 1 (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM5P1
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to analyze the quality, relevance, and credibility of evidence that supports or opposes an argument.

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    Revising the Persuasive Essay: Thesis Supported by Evidence (English II Writing)

    • Resource ID: E2WrM6L1
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn strategies for evaluating and revising the thesis and supporting evidence in a persuasive essay.

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    Writing the Persuasive Essay: Organizing Structure (English II Writing)

    • Resource ID: E2WrM4L2
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to write an essay organized appropriate to purpose, audience, and context.

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    Revising the Persuasive Essay: Counterarguments Based on Evidence (English II Writing)

    • Resource ID: E2WrM6L3
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn strategies for evaluating and revising counter-arguments that anticipate objections in an essay.

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    Strengthen Sentence Variety (English II Writing)

    • Resource ID: E2WrM7L2
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn strategies for evaluating and combining sentences to create sentence variety when you revise an essay.

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    Documenting Sources and Writing a Bibliography/Works Cited (English III Research )

    • Resource ID: E3RsM4L04
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn how to cite your sources in the body of your research paper and write a works cited page according to the Modern Language Association (MLA) style manual.

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    Strengthening Introduction, Thesis Statement, and Organization (English III Research)

    • Resource ID: E3RsM5L01
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn revision strategies you can use to strengthen your introduction and body of your paper.

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    Annotate for Meaning (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM2L3
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn how to annotate or mark a text as you read and re-read to gain a deeper understanding of the text.

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    Isolated Scenes and Plot Support (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM3L3
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to analyze various scenes in several works of fiction to see how those scenes affect the plot as a whole.

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    Distinguish Between Summary and Critique (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM5L2
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to summarize a text and distinguish between a summary and a critique, identifying nonessential information in a summary, and unsubstantiated opinions in a critique.

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    Thesis in an Interpretive Response (English II Writing)

    • Resource ID: E2WrM3L1
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to write an essay that contains a clear thesis statement.

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    Imagery, Metaphor, and Simile (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM3L8
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to evaluate the role of imagery, metaphor, and simile in literary nonfiction such as speeches and essays.

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    Allusion (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM3L11
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to analyze the function of allusion in literary texts.

  15. Building Blocks for Teaching Adolescents with Reading Difficulties

    • Resource ID: BB0000
    • Grade Range: 5–12
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This online resource is designed to enhance teachers’ knowledge and skills so they can effectively teach adolescent students who struggle with reading.

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    Prefixes & Suffixes

    • Resource ID: PBS374
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This resource group teaches students about some of the most common prefixes and suffixes and about the effects they have on the tenses and meanings of verbs.

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    Tips from the Playground: ER/EST

    • Resource ID: PBS372
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Reggie explains the uses and abilities of the suffixes "er" and "est." This resource verbally and visually demonstrates to students how these two suffixes function.

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    Commercial: Big Word

    • Resource ID: PBS430
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This commercial for "Bite Sized Word Bits Bar" teaches students how to break up large words into easy, syllable-based pieces. This resource teaches children spelling, decoding, and sight-reading habits and skills.

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    Professor Monkey Follows the Directions—Martha Speaks

    • Resource ID: PBS383
    • Grade Range: K–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Help children build vocabulary and understand STEM education concepts with this Martha Speaks video! Professor Monkey follows instructions to make a paper airplane but accidentally uses paper that has the directions for where he needs to be!