This product helps students meet many Common Core standards, such as Listening and comprehending, synthesis of multiple sources, summary, compare and contrast, and more!
Designed to fill a 45-minute time slot, this PDF contains 5 handouts with various tasks and questions utilizing a Ted Talk (must have a way to view talk in class or have students watch it at home in preparation) and informational text. It is perfect for 7-10th grade students and can easily be adapted for 11th-12th grade.
The informational text has been conveniently formatted into a printable so that students have plenty of room to annotate and take notes.
This lesson was designed to reinforce previously taught skills and uses the topic of child prodigies.
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