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Curriculum: Critical Media Consumers Unit, Lesson 2
" Introduction to Author's Purpose and Persuasive Strategies " Lesson 2 of 3 for the ELA unit, " Where Did You Hear That? Becoming Critical Consumers of News Media " Websites used in Lesson 2: MA STAR Handbook , pg. 17 chart of vocabulary strategies ReadWriteThink's Persuasive Techniques in...
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Curriculum: Critical Media Consumers Unit, Lesson 3
" Bias—In the News and Inside of Us " Lesson 3 of 3 for the ELA unit, " Where Did You Hear That? Becoming Critical Consumers of News Media " Websites used in Lesson 3: MA STAR Handbook , pg. 17 chart of vocabulary strategies Media Bias Fact Check provides lists of sites that contain right and left-...
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Curriculum: Critical Media Consumers Unit, Lesson 1
"News—The Good, the Fake, and the Funny" Lesson 1 of 3 for the ELA unit, " Where Did You Hear That? Becoming Critical Consumers of News Media " Websites used in Lesson 1: MA STAR Handbook , pg. 17 chart of vocabulary strategies Video— Pizzagate Video— TED Talk: How False News Can Spread OR on...
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ELA Curriculum Unit: "Where Did You Hear That? Becoming Critical Consumers of News Media"
" Where Did You Hear That? Becoming Critical Consumers of News Media " is a CCRSAE-aligned unit for ABE students at GLE 4–8. (See other standards-aligned curricula.) " Where Did You Hear That? Becoming Critical Consumers of News Media " was developed by Kristi Kaeppel, lead author, with co-authors...
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Introduction to the CCRSAE for ELA (video)
This video is a 15-minute narrated introduction to the College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education (CCRSAE) for ELA. This is an update of the similar video created in 2015. The resources referenced in this video, and additional resources and PD, are available at https://www.sabes.org...
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Dawnland Documentary
Do you teach social studies, or have an interest in child welfare, recent Native American history, working together for social justice, or the practice of a truth and reconciliation commission? There are many possible connections to this documentary. "DAWNLAND is about cultural survival and stolen...
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Text Set: Japanese-American Internment
Explore the WW-II era Japanese American internment through this text set designed for readers with a GLE range of 6–8. (Image credit: Dorothea Lange, National Archives) For more information on text sets, and to see other sets and sources, go to Text Sets . GLE range: 6–8, or 9–12 with adaptation...
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Text Set: Forest Biomes
Explore Forest Biomes through this text set designed for readers with a GLE range of 9-12 and limited background knowledge. For more information on text sets, and to see other sets and sources, go to Text Sets . GLE range: 9–12 Created by Marie LeBlanc, 2018 When the teacher who created this text...
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To the Point: The ELA Proficiency Guide & the MA Prof. Standards for Teachers of Adult Education
We already have standards. Lots of standards. What are these new standards about? What is the proficiency guide for? Read this concise one-page summary to find out. There will be a training on the ELA and Math proficiency guides on December 5th, 2019, at QCC (Worcester).
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ELA Lesson Revision Template
This Lesson Revision Template is intended to be used as part of a group lesson study in relation to the College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education ( CCRSAE ). It is adapted from the Standards-in-Action resource alignment tool from "Advanced Unit 2: Focusing on Assignments and...