It's no surprise that the new Common Core standards (CCSS) have put much more of an emphasis on informational text throughout the curriculum.
Help your students MASTER these tough CCSS standards through this engaging lesson, which includes:
*** Activating Prior Knowledge Warm-Up
***Front-loading Vocabulary Activity
***13 Text-Dependent Questions aligned with the text
***3 Versions of the text and questions for DIFFERENTIATION
***Paideia Seminar and Goal-setting
***Detailed ANSWER KEYS for all resources
These full-class, stand-alone materials also work great as emergency plans for substitute teachers. The material is easy to deliver and the kids will need to work hard for the whole period to finish on time.
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