Black Friday: Short Story vs. Article Paired Passages

Black Friday: Short Story vs. Article Paired Passages
Black Friday: Short Story vs. Article Paired Passages
Black Friday: Short Story vs. Article Paired Passages
Black Friday: Short Story vs. Article Paired Passages
Black Friday: Short Story vs. Article Paired Passages
Black Friday: Short Story vs. Article Paired Passages
Black Friday: Short Story vs. Article Paired Passages
Black Friday: Short Story vs. Article Paired Passages
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In this paired passage activity, students will read a short science fiction story about black Friday and then an article about the origins of black Friday.

Before reading students are shown the most commonly used words in both texts and are asked to make inferences based on the words. Which one is the short story which is the poem, what they will be about, and asks the students to write sample sentences that may appear.

After reading students will compare and contrast the two texts and discuss the differences between the two in 10 short answer questions.

Most of the answers will vary, but I have included a sample suggested answer key!
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5 pages
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90 minutes
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