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    Minilesson

    Recognizing Logical Fallacies 2

    Learn to spot logical fallacies.

    What Did You Say?

    Minilesson

    Recognizing Logical Fallacies 1

    Learn to spot logical fallacies.

    Luring the Unsuspecting

    Minilesson

    Distinguishing Argumentation from Persuasion

    Study argumentation/persuasion.

    Stick figure contemplating apples vs oranges

    Minilesson

    Developing an Opinion Statement

    Develop a main claim.

    High school male cheering

    Minilesson

    Answering Objections in Arguments

    Answer key objections to an argument.

    Illustration of figure pulling rope

    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

    Reading as a Writer

    Learn how to discover writing strategies from reading models. 

    Reading as a Writer

    Minilesson

    Making Rhetorical Appeals

    Appeal to ethos, logos, and pathos.
     

    Aristotle Statue

    Minilesson

    Evaluating Sources of Information

    Evaluate sources with a checklist.
     

    Evaluating Sources of Information

    Minilesson

    Labeling Your Feelings

    Calm your body and mind by voicing your feelings.

    Blog Post

    Best Practices for Teaching Grammar

    English Language Arts: 
    Grammar
    Punctuation
    Mechanics
    Usage
    Writing
    Editing

    Blog Post

    Improve SEL Through Literature

    English Language Arts: 
    Reading
    Social-Emotional Intelligence: 
    Emotion
    Social-Emotional Learning

    Blog Post

    Make Way for Writers' Notebooks

    English Language Arts: 
    Writing
    Writing to Learn
    Prewriting

    Blog Post

    How to Create Engaging Writing Prompts

    Blog Post

    Invigorate Reading Discussions

    English Language Arts: 
    Reading

    Blog Post

    Celebrating Presidents' Day in the Primary Grades

    English Language Arts: 
    Reading
    Writing
    21st Century Skills: 
    Critical Thinking
    Creative Thinking
    Researching
    Social-Emotional Intelligence: 
    Empathy

    Blog Post

    Developing Fluent Readers

    English Language Arts: 
    Reading
    21st Century Skills: 
    Reading

    Video

    Who Is Sending the Message?

    Video

    What Is the Message?

    Video

    What Medium Should I Use?

    Video

    Who Is Receiving This Message?

    Video

    What Is the Context of This Message?

    Video

    Why Teach Communication Skills?

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