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CC Tasks: On Behalf of Others (Grades 11-12)
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Task Description: This task asks students to write an essay in which ...

Task Description: This task asks students to write an essay in which they present and defend their beliefs about doing work "on behalf of others" based on the texts they have explored throughout the unit. This packet contains a curriculum-embedded CCLS aligned task and instructional supports. The task is embedded in a 2-3 week unit on documentary work that focuses on creating records or accounts of events, people, and places that might otherwise go unnoticed.

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Arts and Humanities
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The New York City Department of Education
CC Tasks: TCRWP Nonfiction Reading and Opinion/Argument Writing (Grade 5)
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Task Description: This is embedded within two units designed to support studentsŐ ...

Task Description: This is embedded within two units designed to support studentsŐ journeys towards proficiency in reading and analyzing nonfiction texts, integrating information across multiple texts, and writing argument essays based on their research. The task included asks each student to read and watch several nonfiction texts that give information about an issue and to take a side on that issue in the form of an argument essay, drawing on the provided texts for support. Students will write summaries of the main ideas and key details of texts they have read. Students will also write opinion pieces on the topic presented, supporting their point of view with reasons and information derived from the texts provided.

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Arts and Humanities
Reading Informational Text
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Assessments
Lesson Plans
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The New York City Department of Education