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Strange Lands and Strange Places
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Common Core
An ongoing independent homework project that can stretch over six to eight weeks. Aligned with Common Core Standards: Writing: Range of Writing W.6.1...
Journalism Project
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Updated: 
2016
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  • Text Complexity
  • Middle School
Common Core
A scheme of work with strong cross-curricullar links with science and with many embedded math skills to support students.Looks at journalism styles...
Robin Hood Middle School Unit
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
Common Core
This is an entire unit that follows: CCSS.RL.7.9 Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a historical account...
Full Lesson PP on Metaphor Poetry
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Common Core
Objectives: To be able to identify metaphors & similes and use in our own work. Builds up to students using the techniques in their own poem...
Future Vacation Brochure
ELA_Team 
Updated: 
2016
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  • Informative/Explanatory Writing
  • Middle School
Common Core
Writing to Inform; Describe and Persuade. Aligned to Common Core Standard W.6.6, W.7.6, W.8.6
Brother in the Land: Context
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  • English Language Arts
  • Middle School
Common Core
A PowerPoint on nuclear war to go with Robert Swindells' "Brother in the Land". Aligned to Common Core Standard W.6.6, W.7.6, W.8.6
Writer's Techniques
ELA_Team 
Updated: 
2016
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Common Core
A useful aid for teaching different techniques a writer can use and some examples of those techniques in non-fiction texts. Aligned with Common Core...
Martin Luther King Scavenger Hunt: The Dream Marches On
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
Common Core
Learn about Martin Luther King by searching the internet, using prescreened sites and thought-provoking questions. Publish your work.
Children Escaping War and Conflict
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Common Core
All humans require basic physiological, safety and social needs for survival, including water, food, clothing, good health and a safe shelter, as...
Upstanders, Bystanders, and Victims:   Analyzing Art as a Primary Historical Account
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Common Core
This lesson uses the artwork of Esther Nisenthal Krinitz and demonstrates how non-photographic records of war can be important primary sources and...