Environmental Essay Writing Figurative Language Poetry Digital Citizenship
Environmental Persuasive Essay Writing
Students learn how to craft a convincing argument in the format of a persuasive essay about an environmental issue. (This project also has a technology/media component.)
Sample Environmental Media Projects
Figurative Language: A series of tools that writers use to make their writing more interesting.
Alliteration Tongue Twisters
(you can view some of the writing prompts we do for our unit on Poetry)
Poems for Two Voices
Hyperlinked Poetry Project
Comic Strip Poetry
This unit focuses in on the ways that young people use the Internet and technology to communicate in a responsible nature. We examine issues of privacy, cyberbullying, social networking and more.
Activities include creating avatars, viewing videos, ongoing discussions, surveys of technology use, and various writing tools to use technology in a positive way.
View some examples of digital posters created by students at the end of the unit: