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Civic Education: Resource Hub: Immigration Policies

Resource hub for faculty participating in the Teagle Foundation American Civic Life Infusion Initiative

Module Objectives

  • Write paragraphs and short essays that respond to course content and are academic in nature;
  • Use the writing process to generate and organize ideas;
  • Apply strategies to choose and narrow the topic of a paragraph and short essay;
  • Write paragraphs and short essays with clearly stated main idea, supporting details, and concluding sentence;
  • Demonstrate critical thinking in the development of ideas;
  • Write paragraphs and short essays with unity and coherence;
  • Develop the main idea of a paragraph and short essay with concrete detail;
  • Use level appropriate grammar and sentence structure in paragraphs and short essays;
  • Use a variety of level appropriate sentence types in paragraphs and short essays;
  • Use a variety of level appropriate transition devices to achieve coherence in paragraphs and short essays;
  • Consider audience and genre when writing paragraphs and short essays;
  • Write paragraph-length summaries;
  • Paraphrase sentences and longer passages;
  • Incorporate advanced vocabulary from course content into writings;
  • Respond to a range of theme-based, advanced texts on global, social, and cultural topics, both orally and in writing;
  • Revise and edit for errors in level appropriate grammar, sentence structure, mechanics, and organization; and
  • Use technology to enhance language skills, conduct basic research, and produce written work.

Unit created by Sean McClelland

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Lesson 1 Resources

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Lesson 2 Resources

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Lesson 3 Resources

Library Resources

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