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. May also be used comfortably with sixth through ninth grades.
A link to the original article is provided with the document. Print a copy of the article for every student in order to complete the Notes task at the beginning of the document.
Special Note: This article is a component of a major formative assessment project tied to a unit on five-paragraph essay writing. It is available here as standalone practice but is also used as a resource for an expository essay assessment that will be made available soon.
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