This thorough student packet is based on the nonfiction text, Chew on This by Eric Schlosser and Charles Wilson. It is aligned with the CCSS. Students are required to use a nonfiction analysis skill in each chapter, requiring them to do a close reading of the text. There are also vocabulary words with both practice and application level activities included in this excellent student resource.
The following nonfiction skills are focused on:
• Text support
• Making connections
• Making predictions
• Analyzing text structures/features
• Main idea
• Opinion vs. fact
• Author’s word choice
• Written response to text
• Muckraker journalism
Please view our other materials for vocabulary tests based on the words studied in this packet, and chapter quizzes.