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    Minilesson

    Forming a Thesis Statement

    Focus on part of your topic.
     

    Forming a Thesis

    Minilesson

    Adjusting Your Writing Voice

    Adjust voice for audience and purpose.

    Minilesson

    Closely Read with SQ3R

    Closely read with SQ3R.

    Close Reading

    Minilesson

    Understanding the Plot Line

    Understand the plot line.

    Plot Line

    Minilesson

    Evaluating Advertisements

    Evaluate advertisements.

    Egyptian Deities Cigarette Ad

    Minilesson

    Creating Flowcharts

    Chart a process.

    Emergency Medical Response Flowchart

    Minilesson

    Rate Your Listening

    Take a listening survey.
     

    Listening and Note Taking

    Minilesson

    Understanding Context Clues

    Learn about context clues for vocabulary.
     

    Gathering Context Clues

    Minilesson

    Discovering Word Origins (Etymology)

    Use shared inquiry to find word origins.

    Word cloud

    Minilesson

    Usage Mnemonics

    Create memory aids for usage.

    Memory Aid

    Minilesson

    Spell the Right Word

    Practice spelling and usage.

    Using the Right Word

    Minilesson

    Would You Rather?

    Practice usage with a game.

    Comparing Apples to Oranges

    Minilesson

    Idiom Safari

    Find idioms on the Internet.

    Searching for Workplace Idioms

    Minilesson

    Literal Idioms

    Use idioms literally in a sentence.

    Floating on Air

    Minilesson

    Pun-ishing Idioms

    Create puns using literal idioms.

    Shocking Puns

    Minilesson

    Recognizing Logical Fallacies 1

    Learn to spot logical fallacies.

    Luring the Unsuspecting

    Minilesson

    Recognizing Logical Fallacies 2

    Learn to spot logical fallacies.

    What Did You Say?

    Minilesson

    Writing an Arts & Performance Review

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

    Vintage symbols of various arts

    Minilesson

    Starting a Journal

    Help students begin journal writing.

    Journal Writing

    Minilesson

    Distinguishing Argumentation from Persuasion

    Study argumentation/persuasion.

    Stick figure contemplating apples vs oranges

    Minilesson

    Using Context Clues

    Learn new words with context clues.

    Context Clues

    Minilesson

    Making Rhetorical Appeals

    Appeal to ethos, logos, and pathos.
     

    Aristotle Statue

    Minilesson

    Answering Objections in Arguments

    Answer key objections to an argument.

    Illustration of figure pulling rope

    Minilesson

    Developing an Opinion Statement

    Develop a main claim.

    High school male cheering

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