Engaging Informational Text CLOSE Read #1-Differentiated Versions, No Prep

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***Perfect Smarter Balanced & PARCC test-prep activity***
***NO TEACHER PREP (Print and Go!)***

I've preached to my students all year "Be an ATTACKER - not a SITTER BACK-ER" when it comes to tackling tough informational texts. Peak student's interest with this informational article, "Pa. Teen Says Typeface Change Could Save Millions", about a 14 year old student who challenges federal government agencies to adopt his solution to "Aid the Deficit."

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High-Interest Informational Text #2 - Close Reading- Differentiated, Printable

Use the included "Classroom Close Reading Poster" and "fill-in-the-blank" student handout to teach the steps needed to complete an effective "close" read. Students apply the newly-learned close reading skills to the TEXT-DEPENDENT QUESTIONS and TASKS found throughout the informational text printable packet.

Aligned with CCSS in grades 8-12:
RI.8-12.1, RI.8-12.2, RI.8-12.3, RI.8-12.4, RI.8-12.6, RI.8-12.7, RI.8-12.8


This product is UNIQUE because it contains two, completely differentiated versions of the activity - both targeting the desired standards.

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Keywords:
Informational Text
Common Core
CCSS
Cite Evidence
Summarize
Analyze
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Teaching Duration
3 Days

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