Data Decay - Informational Text Test-Prep and Persuasive Speaking Activity

Nouvelle ELA
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Grade Levels
8th - 9th
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Description

This informational text presents facts and tips about data decay and data storage. Its layout is graphics-heavy and allows students to practice reading charts and interpreting visuals. You can use the accompanying multiple-choice questions (including a scaffolded version for differentiation) and/or the collaborative speaking activity with information cards about each storage option. Includes a full answer key with rationale and Common Core alignment. Also includes a brainstorming worksheet for the speaking activity. (grades 8-9)

What You Get:

1. Magazine-Style Informational Text: "How Long Does Your Data Last?"

2. Multiple-choice questions in two formats:

--dense style to mimic testing format

--white-space and test-taking tips for scaffolded practice

3. "Sell a Data Storage Device" persuasive speaking activity

About the Questions:

This passage has been written with 8th and 9th grade reluctant readers in mind. It was originally written to accompany the TERMINUS Digital Breakouts series.

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Your resource contains a print-and-go PDF. Please email me at nouvelle.ela@gmail.com if you have any questions! :)

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Total Pages
10 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how an author uses rhetoric to advance that point of view or purpose.
Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how the author acknowledges and responds to conflicting evidence or viewpoints.
Analyze in detail the structure of a specific paragraph in a text, including the role of particular sentences in developing and refining a key concept.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.

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