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    Minilesson

    Detecting Media Bias

    Practice detecting bias.
     

    Image of an unbalanced scale

    Minilesson

    If I Were President

    Think about being president.

    If I Were President

    Minilesson

    Comparing Myself to a President

    Compare yourself to a president.

    Abraham Lincoln

    Minilesson

    If I Were a President's Pet

    Imagine being a president's pet.

    FDR quote

    Minilesson

    Writing a Historical Dialogue

    Create a dialogue with a historical figure.

    Minilesson

    Writing an Arts & Performance Review

    Review a song, dance, poem, or piece of artwork.

    Vintage symbols of various arts

    Minilesson

    Writing a List Poem

    Learn how to write a list poem.
     

    Quill and Ink

    Minilesson

    Elaborating Sentences

    Add detail to sentences.

    Cheerleaders at a high school football game

    Minilesson

    Elaborating with Supporting Details

    Use a variety of details.

    Bridge support

    Minilesson

    Capturing Readers' Attention

    Use opening strategies.

    Photo of a gorilla

    Minilesson

    Answering Objections

    Address opposing positions.

    Photo of a protestor with a "no" sign

    Minilesson

    Creating a Dialogue Journal

    Engage in a written conversation.

    Minilesson

    Detecting Fake News

    Ask critical questions to detect fake news.

    Minilesson

    Guarding Against Confirmation Bias

    Read news from an unbiased point of view.

    Minilesson

    Asking Bigger and Better Questions

    Teach students to form better questions.

    Minilesson

    Analyzing the Medium of a Message

    Improve students' media literacy.

    FAQ Page

    What are the steps of the writing process?

    English Language Arts: 
    Writing Process
    Prewriting
    Writing
    Revising
    Editing
    Publishing

    FAQ Page

    What are the qualities of writing?

    English Language Arts: 
    Qualities of Writing
    Structure
    Ideas
    Conventions

    FAQ Page

    What are the social and emotional needs of the brain?

    Social-Emotional Intelligence: 
    SEL
    Social-Emotional Learning
    Emotion
    Brain and Nervous System
    Brain Stem
    Limbic System
    Cortex

    FAQ Page

    What are the basic emotions?

    Social-Emotional Intelligence: 
    SEL
    Social-Emotional Learning
    Emotion
    Happiness
    Sadness
    Anger
    Hurt
    Fear
    Love

    FAQ Page

    What are ways to calm the brain and body?

    Social-Emotional Intelligence: 
    SEL
    Social-Emotional Learning
    Brain and Nervous System
    Self-Care

    FAQ Page

    What are the modes and forms of writing?

    FAQ Page

    What are the standards for writing?

    FAQ Page

    What are learning skills?

    21st Century Skills: 
    Learning Skills
    Critical Thinking
    Creative Thinking
    Problem Solving
    Communicating
    Collaborating
    Building Arguments

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