The idea that we get part of our personality from our birth order fascinates people. In this assignment, students read two nonfiction articles that discuss this popular topic.
The first day's lesson features an interview with popular author Kevin Leman. Students read and discuss the concepts presented, then brainstorm and write a guided paragraph.
Next, the students read a more academic article on the topic of birth order. Reading questions and answer key are provided. After discussion, students complete a second paragraph using the skills learned in the guided paragraph session.