This lesson fits into the 6th Grade Scholastic Codex Unit 3- World Wonders. In this lesson, students focus on conducting a close reading that asks them to determine the author's purpose and look at how the author includes specific details to help develop their purpose. Focus will be given to the author's use of facts and quotes from experts. This lesson contains:
1) Microsoft Word Document Detailed Lesson Plan
2) Acitvinspire Flipchart File for display on a Smart Board/Projection Screen.
3) Evidence Charts for the student work time. There are 4 levels of charts for differentiation, as well as a teacher copy. (Microsoft Word Files)