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Expository, Non-Fiction Lessons on Modern Issues: Bundle #1 of 5 Lessons, CCSS
The Common Core has a much-greater focus on non-fiction, informational texts in the English/Language Arts classroom. It’s time to start adding more real-world articles and materials to our literary canon. In these easy-to-deliver non-fiction lesson plans, students will read articles/book excerpts by
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Cause and Effect Nonfiction Activity: Read Those Labels
Cause and Effect Nonfiction Activity: Read Those Labels (Aligned with the Common Core State Standards) - This zipped bundle includes a PDF file including an original nonfiction article about product warning labels and frivolous lawsuits, comprehension questions for cause and effect, teacher's answer
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Close Reading Article Review Questions For Any NonFiction Text
Close Reading Questions: Nonfiction Articles Aligned with the Common Core State Standards Nonfiction articles can be used in any content area. Use the handouts to encourage close reading of the passage or article. May be used with any news, feature, informational, explanatory, argument, opinion, e
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Frederick Douglass, Non-Fiction Activity to use for ANY Novel with Slavery Theme
The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass is a compelling autobiography and provides an honest view of the harshness of life for African-American slaves in the 1800s. Use this 45-minute lesson that includes a slice of Douglass’ narrative to show your students the ugly reality of life in pre-Ci
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Expository, Non-Fiction Lesson on Modern Issues: The Trophy Syndrome (CCSS)
The new Common Core has a much-greater focus on non-fiction, informational texts in the English/Language Arts classroom. It’s time to start adding more real-world articles and materials to our literary canon. In this easy-to-deliver non-fiction activity, students will view the commencement speech gi
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Expository, Non-Fiction Lesson on Modern Issues: Schools Want Teens to Sleep In
The new Common Core has a much-greater focus on non-fiction, informational texts in the English/Language Arts classroom. It’s time to start adding more real-world articles and materials to our literary canon. In this easy-to-deliver informational text activity, students will read an article by New Y
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Nonfiction: Tone and Bias in the Media Coverage of Jack the Ripper
Jack the Ripper. One of the most notorious serial killers of all time. And he was never caught. There are over 100 theories about his identity. If you're looking for a high-interest nonfiction topic to get your students interested in analyzing nonfiction, this is it! This activity has two par
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Holocaust Resource Bundle for ELA, History - CCSS Aligned
This bundle includes my best-selling Holocaust resources, all of which are perfect additions to your unit on the Holocaust in either an English Language Arts or history classroom. *Please Note: These resources are secure PDFs and are not editable. Teaching Night by Elie Wiesel? Find Resources Here
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Close Reading and Compare Contrast of Nonfiction, Poetry, Artwork
Close Reading and Compare Contrast of Nonfiction, Poetry, Artwork; Includes Mini Research and Creative Activities with Interactive Notebook Foldable - Aligned with the Common Core State Standards Did you know that Beyoncé's perfume "Rise" was inspired by Maya Angelou's poem "Still I Rise"? Or that
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Scottsboro Boys NonFiction Reading & Anticipatory Activity
This is a supplemental activity I use for real-life comparisons when I'm teaching To Kill a Mockingbird (but it can be used with any unit covering racism, civil rights, social justice, etc.). It includes an anticipatory activity that is very effective at getting students' attention and making them "
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Holocaust & Night by Elie Wiesel Bundle of Resources
This bundle includes all of my best-selling Holocaust resources as well as resources for Night by Elie Wiesel. Keep your students engaged with 5+ weeks of materials. *Please Note: These resources are secure PDFs and are not editable. Save With More Bundles of Resources Here
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Never Cry Wolf Quiz (Ch. 1-8) - Farley Mowat
This is a 12-question reading comprehension assessment in short answer format. The corresponding answer key is included. Questions pertain to the following important details:• An incident that helped lead Mowat to become a biologist• The purpose behind Mowat's study• A long trip to "the middle of

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Into the Wild Powerpoint Slides
Jon Krakauer's Into the Wild is a nonfiction book that most high school students find relevant, fascinating, and thought provoking. But my experience with teaching the book also revealed that it can be a challenge because it is so chock full of information, much of which could be reinforced through
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Quiz: The Good Good Pig by Sy Montgomery (Chapters 6-9)
This assessment measures comprehension and holds students accountable for the assigned reading of The Good Good Pig by Sy Montgomery. An answer key is included. This resource may double as a guided reading handout to promote active reading and facilitate future recall. Twelve questions covering cha

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Quiz: The Good Good Pig by Sy Montgomery (Chapters 10-14)
This assessment measures comprehension and holds students accountable for the assigned reading of The Good Good Pig by Sy Montgomery. An answer key is included. This resource may double as a guided reading handout to promote active reading and facilitate future recall. Twelve questions covering cha

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Never Cry Wolf Quiz (Ch. 17-24) - Farley Mowat
This is a 12-question reading comprehension assessment in short answer format. The corresponding answer key is included. Questions pertain to the following important details:• Angeline's surprising ability• Angeline's family• Census of the wolf population• Population control• The Churchill inciden

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Summarizing & Chronological Order
This is a numeracy graphic organizer, designed to guide students into retelling a story -- both fiction and nonfiction -- in chronological order. Scaffolded, differentiated.
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A Long Way Gone (Beah) One Pager Project Directions and Rubric
A great activity to allow students to reflect on their text! A one-pager is a great way for students to incorporate their ideas with artistic elements. Students create a final product that resembles a magazine cover – large clear images, block lettering, a balanced layout, etc. For this one-pager,
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Nonfiction Book Report Outline
If you require that your students read independently (like over the summer or on Fridays, for example), this is a very handy tool that helps students focus in on--and write about--a few key aspects of their chosen book. The directions are brief, explicit, and require the student to think--and write-
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Into the Wild Multiple Choice and Essay Final Test
While there are only 15 multiple choice questions on this test, they are well-crafted in terms of their ability to gauge a student's level of comprehension as well as his or her ability to think critically--on a deeper level--about the entire work. The essay question is designed to do the same. Th
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Prudence Crandall The Forbidden Schoolhouse Lesson Activities
This packet is complete with activities that look at the Prudence Crandall and her famous school for “misses of color” in 1830s America. What better way to encourage students to reflect on how Prudence Crandall made an impact on American lives than with The Forbidden Schoolhouse? At a time when lad
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Nonfiction Book Project- Technology-based
Get rid of boring Book Reports! Engage your students with technology! This is a technology-based Book Project for a Nonfiction book. This includes: -Assignment Instructions -Requirements -"Smore" information
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A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah: Chapters 17-21 Quiz & Key
This 13-question constructed response quiz measures comprehension, encourages thoughtful discussion, and holds students accountable for reading A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah (chapters 17-21). The resource is editable, and an answer key is provided. Questions pertain to th

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A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah - Quiz & Key Bundle
This bundle of four constructed response quizzes measures comprehension, encourages thoughtful discussion, and holds students accountable for reading A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah. Each individual resource is editable and includes an answer key. The breakdown of each as
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