Introduce claim(s) and organize the reasons and evidence clearly.

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The Power of a Great Introduction
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Never underestimate the power of an intriguing start. When analyzing the literary greats like Charles Dickens and Kurt Vonnegut, be inspired by their craft and learn how to write a tantalizing introduction and strong thesis.  (04:42)
October 15, 2012 at 07:47 PM
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Ages: 7 - 18
From vimeo.com, produced by Readezz
This super cute, professionally-made video gives you examples of subject, object, and possessive pronouns. (01:15)
Found by Mrs Jefferies in W.6.1a
February 4, 2011 at 12:22 AM
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How To Write a Thesis Statement
From Howcast
This video explains how to write a  thesis. It goes step-by-step and is easy to follow with examples.
Found by freealan in W.6.1a
January 18, 2011 at 09:31 PM
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Teaching Channel: Socratic Seminar
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This video features a method for analyzing and debating in the classroom.  Students are given a specific set of language to use as a framework for dicussion/debate on a given text.  This would be beneficial as a pre-writing tool, for oral debate, and... [more]
November 1, 2012 at 01:51 PM
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Researching for an Argumentative Essay
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This brief instructional video covers how to research and plan to write an argumentative essay.  The presenter mentions researching both sides, finding the best arguments for your viewpoint, and remaining objective.  (02:13)
October 18, 2012 at 04:09 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
Persuasive Writing
From YouTube
This is a creative intro for a persuasive writing unit.  The video covers what persuasive writing is and ways for young writers to get their point across effectively.  It uses pop culture to express the ideas and has pop music playing throughout.  (0... [more]
August 13, 2012 at 05:18 PM
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Focus on Main Idea
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In video teaches to remember to focus on the main idea when you write a paragraph of the story you're telling. It does no good to write a paragraph with no core idea. This paragraph example in the video reminds you how to have a core idea and stick t... [more]
Found by grazianione in W.6.1a
February 5, 2010 at 01:13 PM
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Ages: 5 - 12
The Subject Pronouns Song
From TeacherTube
Sixth-graders have written a song about subject pronouns as part of a class project.
Found by Anonymous in W.6.1a
November 17, 2009 at 08:15 AM
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Interrogative and Demonstrative Pronouns
From YouTube, produced by Language Zone
This video features a teacher's introduction to interrogative and demonstrative pronouns.  The teacher provides instruction on the usage of who/whom as subjects/objects with examples appearing on a screen. (04:26)
July 20, 2012 at 10:49 AM
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