Article of the Week prompts for the entire school year in Secondary ELA

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Read it Write it Learn it
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6th - 12th
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Make article of the week meaningful and relevant to your students with this print and go activity for secondary ELA. Here's how it works: use the provided lesson and article to teach students about building schemas for reading. Students learn that they can build schemas, or files, in their brain by reading as well and as much as they can. Next, begin reading articles and completing the activities on the provided worksheets. After reading, students reflect on their learning in their personal Building Schemas for Reading files. Students can take pride in their growing understanding and learning! A simple rubric is provided to make grading Article of the Week easy.

Everything you need is here:

  • 35 standards based Article of the Week worksheets
  • Standards List
  • Building Schemas for Reading lesson and digital file to share with students
  • Rubric for grading
  • Tips for implementing Article of the Week

Articles are not provided in this product; however, a growing list of links to high interest, meaningful articles is provided on my website.

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54 pages
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Rubric only
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Determine two or more central ideas in a text and analyze their development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.
Analyze the interactions between individuals, events, and ideas in a text (e.g., how ideas influence individuals or events, or how individuals influence ideas or events).
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.
Analyze the structure an author uses to organize a text, including how the major sections contribute to the whole and to the development of the ideas.


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