Need more informational text-based lessons in your classroom? This print-and-go worksheet is the perfect little tool to use as a weekly, occasional, or extra credit assignment. You can either provide an article for your students to work through as a class or assign students to find their own article to use as the basis of the lesson.
Whether you use this handout as an in-class assignment with copies of your local newspaper or take kids to the computer lab to find an online article, the results will be real-world close reading skill builders for your tweens and teens.
This handout also works great as material for your emergency sub plan folder!
Designed for students in grades 6 through 12, this single-page activity was built to work in English/language arts, history/social studies, journalism, and business classes.
Hope you get good use out of this print-and-teach worksheet.
Want another creative way to promote critical thinking about current events? Be sure to check out this lesson on How to Read Editorial Cartoons.
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