Title: Dynamic Duo Text Talks: Examining the Content of Internet Sites
An Observation and Inquiry Sheet guides students as they analyze and compare their reactions to the value, engagement, and credibility of three websites related to Anne Frank and the Holocaust.
Standard(s): [ELA2015] (8) 33:
Title: Battling for Liberty: Tecumseh's and Patrick Henry's Language of Resistance
Students study Patrick Henry's '' Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death'' speech and the ways Native Americans also resisted oppression through rhetoric and action.
Standard(s): [ELA2015] (8) 35:
Title: Reading and Analyzing Multigenre Texts
Students develop a definition of multigenre texts by exploring multigenre picture books. They brainstorm what it takes to read these texts successfully and discuss strategies needed to comprehend the texts.
Standard(s): [ELA2015] (8) 14:
Title: Exploring Free Speech and Persuasion with Nothing But the Truth
Students read Avi's Nothing But the Truth and examine the First Amendment and student rights, and then decide whether the rights of the novel's protagonist, Philip, are violated.
Standard(s): [ELA2015] (8) 29:
Title: Let Voki do the Talking!
Voki Web Address URL:
[ELA2015] (8) 14: