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Subject: English Language Arts (9)
Title: Do You Know How? A Technical Manual for Using Highly Technical 21st Century Devices
Description: Students will write in a technical genre. "Technical writing conveys specific information about a technical subject to a specific audience for a specific purpose. The words and graphics of technical writing are meant to be practical: that is, to communicate a body of factual information that will help an audience understand a subject or carry out a task." —Michael H. Markel Director of Technical Communication Boise State University Portions of this lesson were adapted from Micron - Writing in the Workplace. This is a Commerce and Information Technology Project-Based Lesson Plan.


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Subject: Language Arts
Title: Become a Character: Adjectives, Character Traits, and Perspective      Add Bookmark
Description: Students '' become'' one of the major characters in a book and describe themselves and other characters, using lists of accurate, powerful adjectives.
Thinkfinity Partner: ReadWriteThink
Grade Span: 9,10,11,12



Subject: Language Arts
Title: Manipulating Sentences to Reinforce Grammar Skills      Add Bookmark
Description: Students manipulate sentences from books or magazines to examine changes in meaning and parts of speech.
Thinkfinity Partner: ReadWriteThink
Grade Span: 9,10,11,12



Subject: Language Arts
Title: Beyond What I Did on Vacation : Exploring the Genre of Travel Writing      Add Bookmark
Description: After reading and analyzing short examples of travel writing and discussing conventions of the genre, students write their own travel articles.
Thinkfinity Partner: ReadWriteThink
Grade Span: 9,10,11,12



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