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Argumentative Essay (ELA 4)

Argumentative Writing  Notes Framework Thesis Paragraphs Intro and Body Examples Intro Example Assignment Essay Getting Started Themes Lenses Values–50 Core Values  UN 30 Human Rights  Issues–ProCon  New York Times Causes–Greater Kansas City Nonprofits Follow Up Activity  Response Paragraph Student Essay Topics Media Literacy Graphic CRAP Test Example Search Operators SMS Library Website MLA Format MLA … Continue reading

The Things They Carried (AP Lang)

Notes The Things They Carried Notes (pdf) The Things They Carried Reading Guide (pdf) Lesson Plan Activity (pdf) Personal Narrative Activity Personal Narrative Essay (pdf) Personal Narrative Notes (pdf) MLA Format (pdf) Personal Narrative Rubric (pdf) Personal Narrative Rewrite Instructions (pdf) Personal Narrative Examples (pdf) Common App Website (web) Common App Example (web) AP Okefenokee … Continue reading

This I Believe

This I Believe Speech (here) NPR This I Believe Website (here) Mission / Vision / Values (here)  

The Big List

The Big List Common App Narrative Lesson Plan 4P Triptych Two Minute Toast This I Believe  

Vetting Resources

Websites School Library Journal Digital Resource Center Center for Media Literacy Ted-Ed Easy Bib Handout Analyzing Resources Graphics Fake News Checklist  News Source / Political Slant  Research Stanford Study  

The 4P Project

The 4P Project  Instructions (here) Paper Rubric (here) Poster/PSA/Pitch Rubric (here) Paper Resources  Student Example – Synergy Services (here) Student Example – Tom Carlin Foundation (here) AP Developing an Argument (here) Call to Action Tips (here) and (here) MLA Works Cited Format (here) Frank Deford Sports Essays (here) Poster Resources Student Example – Should Band … Continue reading

AP Literary Analysis Essay

Literary Analysis Activity AP Literature Free Response Prompt with Analysis Essay Outline (pdf) AP Literature Examples (pdf) AP Literature Guidelines (pdf) AP Literature Scoring (pdf) Melcon Paragraph Model (pdf) Analysis Essay Rewrite Instructions (pdf) Analysis Essay Notes (pdf) Analysis Essay Example (Using Text Evidence) (pdf)


Notes Argumentation Notes (here) Kibin Argumentative Model (here) Readings Toothpaste and Dumpster Analysis (here) AP Practice Essays 2013 AP Analysis Separation of Human and Nature (here) 2014 AP Argument Creativity Crisis (here) 2014 AP Synthesis College Cost (here) Synthesis Essay AP Language and Composition — Question 1 Synthesis Essay on Conformity Prompt (here) Synthesis Essay … Continue reading

Personal Research Essay

Personal Research Essay Question Stems (pdf) Research Essay Assignment (pdf) District Argumentative Rubric (here) MELCON Paragraph Model (here) MLA Format (here) Into the Wild Essay Examples (here) KC by Bike Image Examples (here) Saving the Self in the Age of the Selfie (here)

Writing Resources

Writing Process  Pro Con Resources (here) New York Times 200 Topics (here) Persuasive Writing Notes (here) TPFAST Text Analysis Tool (here) Text Evidence Graphic Organizer (here) Analyzing Resources (here) UNC Paragraph Model (here) Melcon Paragraph Model (here) Analysis Essay Model (here) 7Cs of Argumentation (here) Argumentative Essay Resources (here) Kibin Argumentative Model (here) Quote Integration (here) … Continue reading