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English Language Arts (9)
Do You Know How? A Technical Manual for Using Highly Technical 21st Century Devices
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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Become a Character: Adjectives, Character Traits, and Perspective
Students '' become'' one of the major characters in a book and describe themselves and other characters, using lists of accurate, powerful adjectives.
Manipulating Sentences to Reinforce Grammar Skills
Students manipulate sentences from books or magazines to examine changes in meaning and parts of speech.
Beyond What I Did on Vacation : Exploring the Genre of Travel Writing
After reading and analyzing short examples of travel writing and discussing conventions of the genre, students write their own travel articles.