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1 Article "Earthquake!"~Reading & Writing Test Prep

1 Article "Earthquake!"~Reading & Writing Test Prep
1 Article "Earthquake!"~Reading & Writing Test Prep
1 Article "Earthquake!"~Reading & Writing Test Prep
1 Article "Earthquake!"~Reading & Writing Test Prep
1 Article "Earthquake!"~Reading & Writing Test Prep
1 Article "Earthquake!"~Reading & Writing Test Prep
1 Article "Earthquake!"~Reading & Writing Test Prep
1 Article "Earthquake!"~Reading & Writing Test Prep
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For classrooms with students reading BELOW, AT, and ABOVE grade level.

The article, "Earthquake!" (Literary Nonfiction) is written at an ending 3rd grade reading level. For students in 4th - 12th grades reading.

"Earthquake!" is an ARTICLE about the author's experience in a 6.9 earthquake in San Francisco, California. "Earthquake" is LITERARY NONFICTION.

Each Article
- is leveled for a specific reading level
- has MULTIPLE CHOICE questions and WRITING PROMPTS
- is 2 - 4 pages long
- has PHOTOS with captions
- aligned to COMMON CORE STANDARDS
- is research-based.

PHOTOGRAPHS and CAPTIONS help students make connections to the text, self, and world and keep them interested using real-world examples.
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Students use information from BOTH ARTICLES to answer prompts--sample paragraphs included.

Three types of questions with ANSWER KEYS provided.
- MULTIPLE-CHOICE Questions
- OPEN-ENDED Questions
- PROMPTS with SAMPLE PARAGRAPH responses

THE article develops critical thinking and ANALYSIS SKILLS that BUILD STUDENT CONFIDENCE and give struggling readers extra practice in reading, writing, and answering comprehension questions for state tests.
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Model easy-to-use strategies that help students become better at
- reading different TEXT TYPES / FEATURES
- comprehending & analyzing articles in various GENRES
- organizing their thinking with pre-answer and pre-writing STRATEGIES
- answering a variety of QUESTION types.
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Use this resource as a simple reading activity answering multiple-choice or open-ended questions.

OR choose to USE THE STRATEGIES provided with the three question types to build skills [learning how] to find the best answers.
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RESPONDING TO THE PROMPT means students either
~ LEARN HOW-TO write paragraphs, or
~ get additional PRACTICE organizing their thoughts.

WRITING PROMPTS focus on WRITING COMPLETE, WELL-SUPPORTED PARAGRAPHS that have:
- topic sentence
- evidence
- elaboration
- transitions
- conclusion

Use articles MULTIPLE times to teach NEW concepts, as well.


Total Pages
25 pages
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