Nebraska BlendEd Learning

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Persuasive Techniques & Rhetoric (Logos, Ethos, Pathos)

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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.

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Author: Lauren Rabourn

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5th Grade Ecosystems

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In this unit students will build and construct an understanding of how matter and organisms interact creating change in our biosphere and in turn affect all types of ecosystems. Then using these skills and content they will be able to communicate, model and create solutions to phenomena, environmental emergencies or concerns. environmental concerns or endangered organisms.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Assessment, Homework/Assignment, Lesson, Lesson Plan, Teaching/Learning Strategy, Unit of Study

Author: Lauren Rabourn

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HS ELA | The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

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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.

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Authors: Mary Gregoski, Lauren Rabourn

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Elementary Math: Angles

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In this unit students will differentiate between different types of lines based upon their traits. Students will design various angles by connecting two rays together at a common endpoint. Students will also categorize angles as acute, obtuse, or right. Students will also identify angles found in their environment and justify them as acute, obtuse, or right.

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Author: Jessa Klute

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Elementary Math: Equivalent Fractions

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In this unit students will use models to show equivalent fractions. Students will use multiplication to generate equivalent fractions. Students will write and identify equivalent fractions in simplest form. Students will use equivalent fractions to represent a pair of fractions with a common denominator.

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Author: Jessa Klute

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3rd Grade ELA: Election Process

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In this unit students will use what they know about how words are structured to read a variety of Expository Texts about the election process. Students will identify author’s point of view, explain why the author wrote the text and support their answer by citing proof in text. Students will then hold an election of their own, choose from a variety of topics they would like to vote on, then create digitally a campaign video communicating their point of view with details to support their point of view in hopes to persuade the audience to vote for their topic.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Assessment, Homework/Assignment, Lesson, Lesson Plan, Teaching/Learning Strategy, Unit of Study

Author: Jessa Klute

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BlendEd Best Practices - Extending Transformational Geometry

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In this unit, the student will learn about transformational geometry. The student will learn about congruence transformations, such as reflections, translations, and rotations, and will also learn about geometric patterns such as symmetry and tessellations.

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Author: Kelly Means

BlendEd Learning Best Practices - En Mi Familia

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In this unit, students will be able identify and describe their family members and other families. They will be able to apply this knowledge through writing and speaking activities. Content Area Skills (NE and ISTE Standards): Goal 1: Communicate in Other Languages than English Standard 1.1: Students engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions. Standard 1.2: Students understand and interpret written and spoken language on a variety of topics. Standard 1.3: Students convey information, concepts, and ideas to listeners and readers for a variety of purposes. Goal 4: Develop Insight into the Nature of Language and Culture Standard 4.1: Students recognize that different languages use different patterns to communicate and can apply this knowledge to their own language. Goal 5: Participate in Multilingual Communities at Home and Around the World Standard 5.1: Apply language skills and cultural knowledge within and beyond the school setting.

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: Andrew Easton

BlendEd Learning Best Practices - El Escape Cubano Unit

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In this unit, students will use the Sweet 16 vocabulary and read a short CI Spanish novel/reader about Cuban history and immigration (El escape cubano by Mira Canion) Author: Kelly Garcia Content Area Skills (NE and ISTE Standards): Standard 1.1: Students engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions. Standard 1.2: Students understand and interpret written and spoken language on a variety of topics. Standard 2.1: Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the perspectives and practices of cultures studied and use this knowledge to interact effectively in cultural contexts. Standard 2.2: Students show an understanding of the relationship between products and perspectives of the culture studied. Standard 3.1: Students reinforce and further knowledge of other disciplines through foreign languages.

Material Type: Unit of Study

Author: Andrew Easton

BlendEd Learning Best Practices: ELA 10: To Kill a Mockingbird

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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 Unit Plans promoting BlendEd Learning Best Practices. This Unit Plan is designed for Grade 10 and English Language Arts.

Material Type: Assessment, Homework/Assignment, Lesson Plan, Reading, Teaching/Learning Strategy, Unit of Study

Author: Lauren Rabourn

BlendEd Learning Best Practices: ELA 11-12: Independent Choice Novel Project

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This resource was created by Brandi Edmond in collaboration with Lauren Rabourn 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 Grades 11-12 and English Language Arts.

Material Type: Assessment, Homework/Assignment, Lesson Plan, Reading, Teaching/Learning Strategy, Unit of Study

Author: Lauren Rabourn