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Tags: ela   ri.6.6   6th grade   common core  

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Persuade
Reading is beneficial because it expands your imagination and raises your test scores.

Our science class should dissect a frog so we can learn more about internal organs.

You should drink more coffee because it makes you awake and protects your liver.

All schools need art and music classes to allow students a creative outlet.

School should start later because studies have shown that students are more awake later in the day.

Cigarette ads should never be shown on TV because studies show that smoking can lead to cancer.

Inform
USA Today is the highest circulated newspaper in the U.S.

The 1997 film Titanic won 11 Academy Awards.

The First Lady doesn't have to be the president's wife; it can be another female relative.

The most popular breed of dog in the world by registered ownership is the Labrador.

A gorilla can live for 40-50 years.

Astronauts have a patch of velcro inside their helmets so they can scratch their nose.

Entertain
Jim was excited for his birthday. The snow was falling and he looked forward to sledding!

Mya bounced in her chair and tapped her foot, until suddenly, everything stopped.

The speedboat nearly crashed into the bridge, but instead, it made a daring jump over it!

A dolphin named Greg separated from his pod and got lost! He befriended a seagull to help him.

Boom! A piano came crashing onto the sidewalk. No one was hurt, but who could've thrown it?

Felix the Beagle traveled far and wide to find his one true love: apple-smoked bacon.