argumentative essay

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Susan E. Herrington
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8
Middle (6-8)

The obesity problem in the United States if rising, resulting in higher risks of health- related diseases. Rising health-related diseases come with higher health costs. Obesity is considered an epidemic in the United States. To fight obesity, Mayor Bloomberg of New York City proposed a ban on...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Rod Powell
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History / Social Studies
World History
9
High (9-12)

World History is replete with examples of "Bad Boys" - groups that are remembered for cruelties and excesses that forever cast a dark shadow on their legacy. The reputations of many of these group are well deserved. But are some of these groups unfairly remembered? Are contributions and positive...

Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Vivian Masket
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History / Social Studies
U.S. History
10
High (9-12)

This module is a case study situated at the end of the high school United States history course's second unit: Industrialization and Immigration. Prior to beginning this module, students should have already studied industrialization and been introduced to immigration. With a narrow focus on...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Casey G. Plouffe
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History / Social Studies
U.S. History
8
Middle (6-8)

In 1846 the United States went to war with Mexico. Like several wars the United States has fought this war had its supporters and critics. 

The Nika Riots

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Shane Cusumano
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History / Social Studies
6, 7, 8
Middle (6-8)

Was Justinian an effective leader? Historians often debate the effectiveness of different historical figures. Being effective doesn't always mean the same thing as being a good leader. Justinian is considered a saint by the Eastern Orthodox Church, but he was often condemned by his...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Rod Powell
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History / Social Studies
U.S. History
11, 12
High (9-12)

The Gilded Age after the Civil War saw many industrial innovations that impacted the attainment of " The American Dream" to varying degrees. Students will consider the political and industrial innovations of the Gilded Age and their impact on attainment of the American Dream. 

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Laura Billings
Brooke Mabry
Terry Roberts
Melissa Hedt
Eleanor Dougherty
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History / Social Studies
U.S. History
11, 12
High (9-12)

This module asks students to perform a close reading of two important Humanities Texts: the Declaration of Independence (1776) and the Declaration of Sentiments (1848). For this reason, Skills Cluster 2: Reading Process will be repeated during the instructional process for this module. The...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Debbie R. Hall
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English / Language Arts
11, 12
High (9-12)

MACBETH is one of Shakespeare's most famous plays, but students may not be familiar with Macbeth the man. This module will lead them to a better understanding of the author's craft through analysis of how the playwright uses character to develop a theme. 

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Carol A. Duke
Danny W. McMillan
Cory Duty
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History / Social Studies
Other
11, 12
High (9-12)

This module sits inside a unit in which students study several primary and secondary sources relating to American Imperialism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. After engaging in this research, students will write an argumentation essay. 

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Martha J. Mickler
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Other
8, 9
Middle (6-8)
High (9-12)

Revised: Oct. 18, 2014.

The inspiration for this module comes from a module written in the fall of 2011 by 5th grade teachers at Wakulla County Schools, FL, titled: Patriot or Loyalist: Whose Point of View?

During the time in the 1770's leading up to the Revolutionary War...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Nick Hanna
Missy Rayburn
Cassie Todd
Robin Smith
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History / Social Studies
6, 7, 8
Middle (6-8)

How is Europe doing economically? In this unit, students will read about the history of the formation of the European Union and articles about economic problems facing the EU.

Contact Information: Missy Rayburn, missyrayburn@lowndes.k12.ga....

Age of Exploration

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Christine Veillette
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History / Social Studies
7, 8
Middle (6-8)

Students will examine 4 main different types of sources. While learning how to examine these sources students will also take that information and be able to develop and defend their argument if the cost outweighed the benefits of European Exploration. This should build on prior content knowledge...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Kimba Rael
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English / Language Arts
8
Middle (6-8)

What does the word tolerance suggest? When building a world without borders, the language we use could serve to build relationships or raze them. In this module, students will read from a critical perspective to understand how authors use language to shape tone and meaning. These insights will...

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New Hampshire Task Bank
Chevalier
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English / Language Arts
12
High (9-12)

Students will write an argumentative essay answering the essential/guiding question: To what extent has our society achieved gender equality? Students will then present their arguments to their peers. 

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New Hampshire Task Bank
Lisa Collibee
Nick McCready
John Croteau
and Laura Rolser
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English / Language Arts
History / Social Studies
World History
8
Middle (6-8)

Students will write an argumentative essay discussing an ultimate hero from mythology as defined by the culture. Students will defend their respective choices with evidence from literary text.

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Institute for Learning
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Science
Environmental Science
9, 10, 11, 12
High (9-12)

During this assessment, students will read three sources related to the impacts of non-native species on ecosystems.

  • Text 1: “Are All Invasive Species Bad?” by Carrie Arnold; Available at http://
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Envision Schools
Sarah Berry
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Science
Environmental Science
11, 12
High (9-12)

In this task, students assume the role of a representative of a country responsible for drafting a proposal to bring to the global nuclear power summit. Students will research the current context in their country and decide whether their country will support or oppose a proposal to bring nuclear...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Sara Ballet
Tim Lent
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History / Social Studies
World History
10
High (9-12)

This module sits inside a unit in which students study the Age of Revolution and the focus of the module is on the British Industrial Revolution. Students will draw on content studied during the unit and their readings of primary and secondary sources about the module topic to write an...

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Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, and Equity (SCALE)
Daisy Martin
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History / Social Studies
U.S. History
9, 10, 11, 12
High (9-12)

Students will write an essay that uses evidence from primary sources and their own background knowledge to make an argument and answer an historical question:

Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King, Jr. were responsible for the success of the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Do you agree with this...

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Summit Public Schools
Robert Cupp
Peter Cirincione
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History / Social Studies
World History
10
High (9-12)

Students will confront the realities of today's globalized world and investigate the costs and benefits of globalization. Students will practice the collaborative skills and frames of mind necessary for success in a globalized society.

Students will use their understanding of imperialism...