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Detecting Media Bias
Practice detecting bias.
Writing a Historical Dialogue
Create a dialogue with a historical figure.
Writing an Arts & Performance Review
Review a song, dance, poem, or piece of artwork.
Writing a List Poem
Learn how to write a list poem.
Add detail to sentences.
Elaborating with Supporting Details
Use a variety of details.
Capturing Readers' Attention
Use opening strategies.
Address opposing positions.
Creating a Dialogue Journal
Engage in a written conversation.
Guarding Against Confirmation Bias
Read news from an unbiased point of view.
Detecting Fake News
Ask critical questions to detect fake news.
Starting Stories with Suspense
Inspire storytelling with original story starters.
Writing a Fictionalized Diary
Have students write a diary entry of an everyday object.
Devise creative solutions for impossible tasks.
Create a memorable class mascot.
Change one small thing to change history.
Defending Huck Finn
Defend a fictional character in court.
Selecting Topics with the Basics of Life
Use broad subjects to find specific topics.
Forming a Thesis Statement
Focus on part of your topic.
Adjusting Your Writing Voice
Adjust voice for audience and purpose.
Closely Read with SQ3R
Closely read with SQ3R.
Understanding the Plot Line
Understand the plot line.
Chart a process.