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    Minilesson

    Correcting Subject-Verb Agreement 2

    Make subjects and verbs agree in number.

    Bison walking on the snow

    Minilesson

    Fixing Run-On Sentences

    Correct run-on sentences.

    Image of the liberty bell

    Minilesson

    Fixing Sentence Fragments

    Fix sentence fragments.

    Picture of Dorothea Dix

    Minilesson

    Using the Right Word

    Use the right word.

    an image of the recycling symbol

    Minilesson

    Combining Choppy Sentences

    Combine sentences for better flow.

    An image of the planet Venus

    Minilesson

    Discovering Word Origins (Etymology)

    Use shared inquiry to find word origins.

    Word cloud

    Minilesson

    Creating a Growth Mindset

    Develop a growth mindset.

    Minilesson

    Starting a Journal

    Help students begin journal writing.

    Journal Writing

    Minilesson

    Analyzing Point of View in Media

    Review media for point of view.
     

    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 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 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

    Guarding Against Confirmation Bias

    Read news from an unbiased point of view.

    Minilesson

    Detecting Fake News

    Ask critical questions to detect fake news.

    Minilesson

    Starting Stories with Suspense

    Inspire storytelling with original story starters. 

    Starting Stories with Suspense

    Minilesson

    Writing a Fictionalized Diary

    Have students write a diary entry of an everyday object. 

    Writing a Fictionalized Diary

    Minilesson

    One-Month Miracles

    Devise creative solutions for impossible tasks.

    dolphins

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