Article-based reading and note-taking strategies with comprehension questions, short written responses, and citation and summary practice. CCSS aligned for reading informational texts at seventh grade level.
A link to the original NewsELA article is provided with the document. Signing up for a free account with NewsELA allows access to unlimited articles for printing. Print a copy of the article for every student in order to complete the Notes task at the beginning of the document.
A nice benefit with using NewsELA is you can change the Lexile rating of the articles to match your students' reading levels. This document is based on the 1140L article. Article word count is 552.
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