1220L Displaying texts 1 - 20 of 43 in total. We all know that Common Core writing is all about paired texts and using a variety of sources! And, hannah Hoose, illustrated by Debbie Tilley, what would you do if the ant you were about to step on looked up and started talking? Everythings an Argument by Andrea. They All Saw a Cat by Brendan Wenzel, in this celebration of observation, curiosity, and imagination, Brendan Wenzel shows us the many views of one cat and the ways perspective shapes what we see. You will need a NewsELA and Readworks account to view some of the sources (both accounts are free). I Wanna New Room by Karen Kaufman Orloff, illustrated by David Catrow. Hey, Little Ant by Phillip. President Barack Obama, the President responds to the "not guilty" verdict of the Trayvon Martin murder case.
Making a Visual Argument: Claire Ironsides Apples to Oranges was specifically mentioned. The Joy of Reading and Writing: Superman and Me by Sherman Alexie, Los Angeles Times, April 19, 1998 Atticus Finchs closing argument in To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee Declaration of Independence Abigail Adamss letters to John Adams Barack Obamas Town Hall response where. You wouldnt think. Earrings by Judith Viorst, illustrated by Nola Langner Malone She wants them. 9th Grade Speech 1310m Very Real Kurt Vonnegut When a North Dakota school board burned copies of Slaughterhouse-Five, Vonnegut responded with a letter. Mike Myatt, according to columnist Mike Myatt, "Fair is a state of mind, and most often, an unhealthy one." 9th Grade, opinion 1100L 'Shut the Door' Speech, senator Ellison DuRant Smith. Thankfully, Sarah Hale appeared. Examines the opposing viewpoints of a fourth-grade class on whether zoos are helpful or harmful to animals; written in persuasive language.
However, they could easily be modified for 8th, 9th, 10th, other high school grades, or even 5th grade. 10th Grade Letter 1130L Why I Refuse to Say I 'Fight' My Disability Karin Hitselberger In this article, Hitselberger takes issue with the language sometimes used around the issue of dealing with ones disability. But youd be wrong.
The supporting details are great to get students to think and write about the why instead of just writing a list of demands. Animals Should Definitely Not Wear Clothing by Judi Barrett, illustrated by Ron Barrett. 10th Grade, speech 1300L, give Me Liberty or Give Me Death Speech. The inventor of the Model T exalts the working class and argues that progressive change is natural. Al tries every trick of the trade. By Mélanie Watt,. Frederick Douglass The famous ex-slave and abolitionist points out the hypocrisy of "the home of the free" on Independence Day. Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela The autobiography of Nelson Mandela, one of the great moral and political leaders of our time. By Sojourner Truth, delivered 1851, Womens Convention, Akron, Ohio The Destructive Male by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, delivered 1868, Womens Suffrage Convention, Washington,.C. As a follow-up to our November 2017 #nctechat, Using Mentor Texts, we asked our social media community to share some of their favorite mentor texts with.