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Unit #10: Universal Design Approach: Persuasive Writing & Real World Adolescent Issues

Curriculum Unit 375 Kb (PDF)| UDL Checklist | Video Clips | UDL home

Content Area: English/Language Arts & Literacy
Grade Level: Eighth Grade - Middle School
School: Curtis Corner Middle School, South Kingstown Public Schools, Michele Hambyrd, Principal leader
Authors: Antoinette Favazza, Middle & secondary (adolescent) Education, University of Rhode Island, Colleen Crawley, South Kingstown, Karen Discuillo, South Kingstown

Description: A persuasive writing unit is a required part of the 8th grade writing curriculum. The unit is comprised of the following five different lessons:

Lessons 2, 3, 4, & 5 connect persuasive writing techniques with application to real- life/world situations that may result in real-life impact.
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