Article of the Week Templates

Article of the Week Templates
Article of the Week Templates
Article of the Week Templates
Article of the Week Templates
Article of the Week Templates
Article of the Week Templates
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Looking for a way to incorporate nonfiction into your classroom? Article of the Week is the perfect way to expose students to a variety of nonfiction articles and promote critical thinking!

Article of the Week is the brainchild of the talented Kelly Gallagher. Middle and high school students closely read, analyze, and then write about a current event article each week. Article of the Week is a brilliant way to. . .

✔ Incorporate nonfiction into your classroom
✔ Get students intelligently discussing current events and making
connections to their own lives
✔ Increase students’ background knowledge and vocabulary base
✔ Get students excited to write- who doesn’t love sharing their own thoughts?

Why use these templates?
Using this template makes formatting your Article of the Weeks easy as pie. Find an article online, and with the magic of copy and pasting, you will have a uniform and sharp looking assignment in under 5 minutes. You can also use the modified version for students who need some extra guidance.

Objectives
✔ Students will closely read and analyze a nonfiction article as demonstrated by annotations and comments.
✔ Students will construct a written response that: reflects comprehension of the article, analyzes the author’s purpose/perspective/evidence, and make personal connections and reflections.

Common Core State Standards
~ Reading Informational Text 10: Read and comprehend nonfiction independently and proficiently.
~ Reading Informational Text 6: Analyze author’s purpose and point of view.
~ Reading Informational Text 8: Evaluate the claims and evidence presented in a text.
~ Writing 9B: Use evidence from informational text to support analysis and reflection.

What’s included:
Article of the Week Template (via Google Docs)
Article of the Week Template Modified Version (via Google Docs)
Article of the Week Rubric (via Google Docs)
Student Response Example (via Google Docs)
Teacher Guide
Links to resources for finding great articles

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