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2 Articles Paired "The Life in Antaractica"~Reading & Writing Test Prep

2 Articles Paired "The Life in Antaractica"~Reading & Writing Test Prep
2 Articles Paired "The Life in Antaractica"~Reading & Writing Test Prep
2 Articles Paired "The Life in Antaractica"~Reading & Writing Test Prep
2 Articles Paired "The Life in Antaractica"~Reading & Writing Test Prep
2 Articles Paired "The Life in Antaractica"~Reading & Writing Test Prep
2 Articles Paired "The Life in Antaractica"~Reading & Writing Test Prep
2 Articles Paired "The Life in Antaractica"~Reading & Writing Test Prep
2 Articles Paired "The Life in Antaractica"~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


“The Life in Antarctica?” and “The Magnificent Manta” are TWO HIGH-INTEREST PAIRED articles designed to hold students’ attention.

Written at an ending 4th grade reading level for students in 5th - 12th grades--these materials strongly support READING and WRITING skills.

These materials are JAM-PACKED with WRITING PROMPTS and SAMPLE PARAGRAPHS. These articles also make perfect RESEARCH articles to use to write ESSAYS.

A STEAL at $1.50--these materials provide WEEKS of READING and WRITING practice.

Each Article
- has MULTIPLE CHOICE questions and WRITING PROMPTS
- is 4 - 6 pages long
- has PHOTOS with captions
- is 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. ALIGNED to CCS.
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TEXT #1
“The Life in Antarctica”
IS AN ARTICLE ABOUT our extreme 7th continent and the many different animals living on and around Antarctica. Packed with photographs, it is INFORMATIONAL NONFICTION.

TEXT #2
“The Magnificent Manta”
is an ARTICLE ABOUT manta rays, where they live, how they eat, and their appearance. It is INFORMATIONAL NONFICTION.

Students use information from BOTH ARTICLES to answer questions.
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Two types of questions with ANSWER KEYS provided.
- MULTIPLE-CHOICE 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 questions.

OR choose to USE THE STRATEGIES and PROMPTS provided with the two question types to BUILD SKILLS [learning how] to find WRITE and FIND the best answers.
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RESPONDING TO THE PROMPT means students
~ LEARN HOW-TO write paragraphs
~ 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.
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Check out the discounted bundled articles.

New articles each month.
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44 pages
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