This resource was created by Megan Andersen in collaboration with Crystal Hurt as part of the 2019-20 ESU-NDE Digital Age Pedagogy Project. Educators worked with coaches to create Unit Plans promoting BlendEd Learning Best Practices. This Unit Plan is designed for 10th Grade ELA.
This resource was created by Kate Chrisman, in collaboration with Lynn Bowder, as part of ESU2's Mastering the Arts project. This project is a four year initiative focused on integrating arts into the core curriculum through teacher education and experiential learning.
This resource was created by Jen Kastanek in collaboration with Lauren Rabourn as part of the 2019-20 ESU-NDE Digital Age Pedagogy Project. Educators worked with coaches to create Lesson Plans promoting both content area and digital age skills. This Lesson Plan is designed for Grade 10 and English Language Arts.
This Lesson Plan was created by Joanna Pruitt as part of the 2020 ESU-NDE Remote Learning Plan Project. This original lesson is for classroom use; however, there is a virtual option as well. Educators worked with coaches to create Remote Learning Plans as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The attached Lesson Plan is designed for Grades 9-12 English Language Arts students; however, this could also be used as a Social Studies project as well. Students will evaluate credible sources through research on genocides post World War II after completing a novel unit covering the Holocaust. Students will also create scrapbooks using summarizing, citation, informative writing, textual evidence, caption writing, and persuasive writing. Students will also be expected to demonstrate oral communication skills as they have to present their projects to the class. Students will use background knowledge to clarify text and also gain a deeper understanding by using relevant evidence from a variety of sources to assist in analysis and reflection of informative text.
- World Cultures
- English Language Arts
- Composition and Rhetoric
- Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
- Reading Informational Text
- Reading Literature
- Speaking and Listening
- World History
- Cultural Geography
- Ethnic Studies
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In this unit, students will read The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian while meeting the learning targets of theme, character development, conflict, and use of literary devices. They will apply their knowledge by creating several artifacts to represent their learning.
This unit was designed to give freshmen a small writing task that is similar to the ACT writing. "The Most Dangerous Game" generates great conversation of the ideas of morals and ethics, and this writing task allows students the opportunity to explore their own morals and ethics.OBJECTIVES: The learner will...identify the main points of an argument and connect arguments to supportive materialargue a chosen side using supportive detailsconstruct personal beliefs about morals and ethicswrite and edit a short argumentative essay collaborate with peers
In this unit students will …
Define, identify, analyze, and effectively use four persuasive techniques.
Define, identify, analyze, and effectively use persuasive rhetoric.
Effectively use the writing process to create a persuasive essay and persuade the reader of their position on an established topic.
Extend their knowledge of persuasive techniques and rhetoric to create a real-world multimedia product using or teaching persuasion.
This project is a cross-curricular approach designed to analyze, evaluate, and extend student understanding of To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. The project would be applied after students have read the novel and completed a final test (or you may use this project in lieu of a test). Teachers may use pieces of this project or can use this project in its entirety.Time Estimate: 2-3 weeksObjectives:The learner will:connect the novel to the current social and political climate.analyze the differences in treatment of minorities in the judicial system.argue and support with evidence the impact of race in both the novel and the real world. identify the use of forensic evidence in court cases and argue how forensic evidence is or is not used in the novel.collaborate with peers to create a presentation of findings and analyses. construct a visual representation of a theme.
This Remote Learning Plan was created by Joanna Pruitt as part of the 2020 ESU-NDE Remote Learning Plan Project. Educators worked with coaches to create Remote Learning Plans as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.The attached Remote Learning Plan is designed for Grades 9-12 English Language Arts students. Students will learn the research process and how to write a research paper. It is expected that this Remote Learning Plan will take students 4-5 weeks to complete.
This writing piece is an introductory writing assignment for 7-12 students to explore their strengths while demonstrating their writing abilities, as well as how to do basic MLA format and a citation.Although it is natural for humans to focus on their defects and become overly critical, this writing piece requires students to focus on their assets and celebrate them while supporting these traits with specific examples to bring them to life. This writing lesson was created by Janelle Coady as part of the 2020 OER English Language Arts Workshop by NDE. The attached plan is designed for Grade 9 English Language Arts students but could also be used for any students 7-12th.It is expected that this plan will take students 3-5 days to complete."This is Who I Am" by Wallpaper Flare is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 4.0