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Nonfiction Article of the Week Club, Article #7-8: Life in North Korea Today
Teach reading informational text standard RI.7.5, Analyze Text Structure, with this high-interest article on the hot topic of everyday life for citizens of North Korea.
Students will also complete activities for text evidence, integrating information, literal comprehension, and take a comprehensive assessment. Please view the activity breakdown in the preview file for a comprehensive look of what's included here.
This is the eighth in a set of 25 informational text articles + activity packs designed to teach ALL of the reading informational text standards for 7th grade in a fun, rigorous, and easy to implement solution! The focus in this resource is on teaching students to analyze connotative and technical meanings in a text.
Each article + activity pack includes these components:
-original article written at the 7th grade level
-modified version of each article (one grade level below)
-professional audio recording of each article and modified article
-editable version of all activities and assessments
-digital Google Slides version of all articles and activities
-self-grading Google Forms assessments (3 per article)
Each article + activity pack includes these activities:
Activity 1 - Literal Comprehension Check (multiple choice)
Activity 2 - Literal Comprehension Check (open-ended) (alternate option for Act 1)
Activity 3 - Text Evidence Practice (annotation version)
Activity 4 - Text Evidence Practice (multiple choice version) (alternate option for Act 3)
Activity 5 - Skills focus (focuses on one CCSS skill)
Activity 6 - Integrating Sources Activity
Activity 7 - Skills Test
Activity 8 - Modified Skills Test (alternate option for Act 7)
Check the preview file for complete lesson plans and samples of this resource. If you'd like to assess the overall quality of these articles, questions, etc., please check out this free unit that's set up the exact same way:
You can also check out this blog post to find out more about the series.
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