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Student Lawyers: Criminal Court Cases with PowerPoint CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.1

Student Lawyers: Criminal Court Cases with PowerPoint CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.1

Product Description Students will get the opportunity to be lawyers and prosecute or defend an accused person in a criminal trial (11 total). Each group will consist of 2 lawyers (prosecuting and defending), and an accused person. The teacher will act as the judge and guide the jury as they vote on the verdict. The majority vote determines the verdict. This unit includes court brief handouts, directions, and PowerPoint explaining how the cases will proceed. Visit my store for much more helpful and free stuff! Standards: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.1 Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.1.A Introduce claim(s), acknowledge and distinguish the claim(s) from alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.1.B Support claim(s) with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.1.C Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claim(s), counterclaims, reasons, and evidence. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.1.D Establish and maintain a formal style. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.1.E Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented. This lesson is student-centered meaning: --it allows you to become a facilitator --happier teachers --happier students --happier administrators
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Thanksgiving Crafts - Exploding Box

Thanksgiving Crafts - Exploding Box

A little something fun and unique for a treasured Thanksgiving keepsake. Just loving this new idea ... so creative and loads of space for students to personalize for Thanksgiving fun! Have included graphics for boys and for girls. Watch the video to see how it is made ... Pages include: What I love about Thanksgiving What I am grateful for How I will give to others this Thanksgiving How I imagine the first Thanksgiving Space for students to write something about Thanksgiving or leave a message to their loved one, complete a selfie ... and so much more! What you need: You must photocopy on 8 1/2 x 14 (legal size) paper. I just used regular photocopy paper but cardstock would be nice!. Students will need coloring pencils, glue and scissors! That's it. Includes step-by-step instructions, graphics and templates needed to create this Thanksgiving Exploding Box. The Exploding Box measures: 5.5 x 5.5 x .75 inches when it is closed. That's why I insist you use legal size paper (8 1/2 x 14) so that this is a good size! Students will cherish this Exploding Box for years to come ... because it really is unique and lovely! Check out the video and have a look before you purchase to make sure you love it and that it is right for your students!
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Halloween Writing Pack

Halloween Writing Pack

Have fun at Halloween with this versatile Spooktacular Story Starters Writing Pack, full of choice and differentiation, there is sure to be just the right challenge for your students! The pack also includes a helpful picture/word spelling mat. ********************************************************** CONTENT • Cover • Word Help Mat • Sensing Halloween • Acrostic Poem Templates x 5 • Graphic Organizers x 3 • Story Starters x 15 in 2 versions • Writing Lines Templates x 6 in both large/small line versions • Story Ideas x 10 - to use with above writing templates • Bonus Writing Template in Landscape Orientation • HALLOWEEN and BOO large display letters for your bulletin board • Blackline Version: Print from P77 onwards for a complete copy of this pack, which includes blacklines where applicable. • TOU/Credits PAGE COUNT: 154 ********************************************************** RELATED RESOURCES Halloween Puzzle Pack Halloween Games Halloween Bundle ********************************************************** Teacher's Toolkit Halloween
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Crown Jewels Wordsearch UK Kings and Queens Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Crown Jewels Wordsearch UK Kings and Queens Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'The Crown Jewels'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
The Fire Service Wordsearch Brigade Careers Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

The Fire Service Wordsearch Brigade Careers Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'The Fire Service'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
The News Quiz 16th - 30th October 2017 (2 weeks) Form Tutor Time Topical Events Settler Starter

The News Quiz 16th - 30th October 2017 (2 weeks) Form Tutor Time Topical Events Settler Starter

13 topical questions of the past week's news, across the UK and the world. Powerpoint so can be used on a standard whiteboard. Includes 2 literacy and 1 numeracy questions based on the other questions. Works well as a form group activity in registration time. I give sweets/reward points to the winning group! (We're not supposed to give out sweets so it's a nice 'naughty' reward for knowing about the world this week!) Created 38 school weeks of the year and uploaded to TES. Next one will be 30th October - this one covers two weeks as next week is half term for most schools.
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Guy Fawkes - Bonfire night lesson

Guy Fawkes - Bonfire night lesson

A complete Entry level lesson on Guy Fawkes and Bonfire night. Suitable for foundation learners, entry level functional skills and adults with learning difficulties. Produced in plain text with no bright colours or childish pictures making this resource especially suitable for adults and those learners who find colours and pictures confusing. Covers: speaking, listening and communication criteria at entry level 1, 2 & 3 Incudes: • reading and writing activities • dictionary worksheet • following instructions • free writing • Quiz questions
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The Mediterranean Murder - Creative Writing Lesson

The Mediterranean Murder - Creative Writing Lesson

The Mediterranean Murder - Creative Writing Lesson Highly attractive and engaging creative writing lesson. Students are given attractive prompts in order to write their own Mediterranean murder mystery story, based on a cruise ship murder. Visit my shop for more great lessons and resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish (Credits: Cooltext.com)
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