Help your students understand how to determine the meaning of unknown words through close reading analysis. Students will be challenged to read two short excerpts from famous speeches by Patrick Henry and Franklin Roosevelt. There are accompanying questions and ready to print exit tickets for each speech. Students will be able to answer higher-level thinking questions that require them to write short responses. There is also one bonus question in the Franklin Roosevelt question section. The great part about this resource is that you can use this activity a variety of ways. You can use these speeches to model how to determine the meaning of unknown words, guided practice, test prep, independent practice, or as an assessment. If you like this product, you may also like my anchor chart packet that goes along with. Check it out below!
Discover the Meaning of Unknown Words Anchor Chart Packet