This interactive lesson guides students through a close, analytical reading for author's craft. Based on the Common Core Craft and Structure Standards (5-7) and the FCAT Author's Purpose, Perspective, and Bias benchmarks.
This lesson includes...
-A high interest pre-reading discussion prompt
-Link to the article "Why we like to be scared: The science behind the scream"
-Prompts for students to read and reread the article closely for deeper meaning
-A learning scale to monitor student comprehension and measure growth throughout the lesson
-A text-dependent question prompt
-Teacher instructions for each lesson segment