Compare and Contrast The World's Deadliest Island Nonfiction Reading
Did you know there is an island that has never been explored by modern day man because of a deadly tribe living there? Did you know there is an island in Brazil so deadly you have to have a doctor travel there with you? North Sentinel Island and Snake Island are two of the World's Deadliest Islands. Students will be captivated by this high-interest topic! You can teach them to compare and contrast the two islands, or go deeper and teach them to compare and contrast the author's point of view.
Two original nonfiction articles
Step by step teacher directions (I do, We do, You do method of teaching)
Close reading poster
Close reading bookmark
Graphic organizers: two column notes, Venn diagram, thinking map, paragraph frame
25 pages in all!
English Language Arts Standards Met:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.4.1Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.5.5Compare and contrast the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in two or more texts.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.6.1Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.6.6Determine an author's point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text.
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