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2 Articles Paired "Earthquake!"~Reading & Writing Test Prep

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

This article is also sold in a bundle with other high-interest, leveled, AND PAIRED articles. Save 30%. 5 PAIRED ARTICLES


“Earthquake!” and “About Earthquakes” are TWO HIGH-INTEREST PAIRED articles designed to hold students’ interest.

Written at an ending 3rd grade reading level for students in 4th - 12th grades--these materials strongly support READING and WRITING skills.
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“Earthquake!"
An ARTICLE ABOUT a 6.9 “rolling” earthquake the author experienced in San Francisco, California. “Earthquake!” is a LITERARY NONFICTION NARRATIVE article.

“About Earthquakes”
An ARTICLE ABOUT how earthquakes work and explains simply rolling earthquakes and what that means in terms of epicenter. “About Earthquakes” is an INFORMATIONAL NONFICTION article.

Students use information from BOTH ARTICLES to answer questions.

This is packed with WRITING PROMPTS and SAMPLE PARAGRAPHS. These articles also present the perfect RESEARCH articles to learn and write ESSAYS.

Students use information from BOTH ARTICLES to answer questions.

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

TWO articles included develop 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.

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.
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