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Distance Learning Article of the Week Activity for Secondary ELA

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Google Slides™ (54 pages)
Standards
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Description

Make article of the week meaningful and relevant to your students with this print and go activity for secondary ELA. Here's how it works: use the provided lesson and article to teach students about building schemas for reading. Students learn that they can build schemas, or files, in their brain by reading as well and as much as they can. Next, begin reading articles and completing the activities on the provided worksheets. After reading, students reflect on their learning in their personal Building Schemas for Reading files. Students can take pride in their growing understanding and learning! A simple rubric is provided to make grading Article of the Week easy.

Everything you need is here:

  • 35 Article of the Week worksheets
  • Standards List
  • Building Schemas for Reading lesson and digital file to share with students
  • Rubric for grading
  • Tips for implementing Article of the Week

Articles are not provided in this product; however, a growing list of links to high interest, meaningful articles is provided on my website.

Total Pages
54 pages
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
N/A
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Analyze how two or more authors writing about the same topic shape their presentations of key information by emphasizing different evidence or advancing different interpretations of facts.
Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims.
Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how the author distinguishes his or her position from that of others.
Analyze the structure an author uses to organize a text, including how the major sections contribute to the whole and to the development of the ideas.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.

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