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    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

    Minilesson

    Building Words

    Assemble prefixes, roots, and suffixes.
     

    Building Vocabulary

    Minilesson

    Words in the Wild

    Search the Web for correct usage.

    Words in the Wild

    Minilesson

    Malapropism Mania!

    Find and fix malapropisms.

    Say What?

    Minilesson

    Evaluating Sources of Information

    Evaluate sources with a checklist.
     

    Evaluating Sources of Information

    Minilesson

    Using Anecdotes in Formal Writing

    Add a narrative touch to formal writing.

    Illustration of a flying fish jumping over a boy in a rowboat

    Minilesson

    Keeping a Learning Log

    Tips for starting and maintaining a learning log.

    Young adult writing on a notepad

    Minilesson

    Performing a Stop 'n' Write

    Pause and reflect on your reading or learning.

    Stop Sign

    Minilesson

    Adjusting Your Writing Voice

    Adjust voice for audience and purpose.

    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

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