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This is an essential question and focus questions Thinking Map way to introduce, teach, and assess 8th grade informational text standard CCSS RI.8.6. 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. This product focuses on the first half of the standard. Part 2 focuses on the second half of the standard.
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This includes the two-page bellringer activity, three texts to practice the lesson with completed Thinking Maps, framed and unframed Thinking Map to use with the texts, and the essential question and focus questions posters to be printed for classroom display while you are working on this skill. Plus, a bonus of four additional texts that are formatted and ready to go (evidence is marked in the answer key but Thinking Map is not complete)! Also included is a performance task for each text!!! Thinking Map answer keys can be used as a guide for the performance task answer key. WHAT A BARGAIN! This also now includes the Author's Purpose, Making Inferences, and Read Like A Detective posters that I have added to my store and a brief lesson plan! WAIT! There's more!!! I just added my newly updated bellringer sheet that includes a new backside--it requires the students to check their learning after each text. It's a great way for them to learn to monitor their thinking and learning; plus, it gives you feedback so that you know how to help them! It has really been helping me to help my students this year!
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BUNDLE Textual Evidence Central Idea Summary Argument Claims Conflicting Info & MORE