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Grades 9–12 ELA Activity Set 2: Analyze a Poem and More

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Sharpen your writing, language, critical thinking, and reading skills with these instructional resources, designed for at-home learning. Keep checking back for new resources posted each week!

Resource 1: Analyze a Poem

What makes a poem resonate with you? What makes it stay with you long after you've read it? Choose a poem that has made an impression on you and analyze the techniques the poet uses to capture hearts and minds.

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Resource 2: Summarize an Informational Text

Read the informational text "Police Body Cameras." Then, write a summary of the key ideas.

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Resource 3: Writing Effective Arguments

What makes a claim strong? Learn how to recognize effective claims and counterclaims. Then, write your own about a topic that matters to you.

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