Non-Fiction Article of the Week- The Science Behind a Skunk's Smell. Grade 5, 6, 7 Great for analyzing text and annotating. Perfect for practicing close reading strategies. Questions geared towards close reading and reading for details.
Lexile level of this article is between 1050-1100. There are 2 words to be defined with context clues.
Each article of the week has 2 cover sheets, one that has a reading log included one with out. Both are editable using text boxes in power point. The sections that are editable are the directions.
There are also clear directions to the students on how to use close reading strategies.
I have also added editable directions and you can change the close reading strateies if you need to.
A complete Answer Key is included.
See my other Articles of the Week here:
Article of the Week- The Earth and Our Solar System
Article/Narrative of the week #5
Article of the week #6
⭐ Article of the Week #4 Non-Fiction Clara Barton- Close reading for Middle Grades