Evaluate Arguments & Claims RI.7.8 | Response to Hurricane Maria Article #7-14

Evaluate Arguments & Claims RI.7.8 | Response to Hurricane Maria Article #7-14
Evaluate Arguments & Claims RI.7.8 | Response to Hurricane Maria Article #7-14
Evaluate Arguments & Claims RI.7.8 | Response to Hurricane Maria Article #7-14
Evaluate Arguments & Claims RI.7.8 | Response to Hurricane Maria Article #7-14
Evaluate Arguments & Claims RI.7.8 | Response to Hurricane Maria Article #7-14
Evaluate Arguments & Claims RI.7.8 | Response to Hurricane Maria Article #7-14
Evaluate Arguments & Claims RI.7.8 | Response to Hurricane Maria Article #7-14
Evaluate Arguments & Claims RI.7.8 | Response to Hurricane Maria Article #7-14
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Nonfiction Article of the Week Club, Article #7-14: The Disastrous Response to Hurricane Maria

Teach reading informational text standard RI.7.8, Evaluate Arguments and Analyze Claims, with this high-interest article on the U.S. government's response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico in 2017.

Students will also complete activities for text evidence, integrating information, literal comprehension, and take a comprehensive assessment. Please view the activity breakdown in the preview file for a comprehensive look of what's included here.

This is the fourteenth in a set of 25 informational text articles + activity packs designed to teach ALL of the reading informational text standards for 7th grade in a fun, rigorous, and easy to implement solution! The focus in this resource is on teaching students to analyze connotative and technical meanings in a text.

Each article + activity pack includes these components:

-original article written at the 7th grade level

-modified version of each article (one grade level below)

-professional audio recording of each article and modified article

-editable version of all activities and assessments

-digital Google Slides version of all articles and activities

-self-grading Google Forms assessments (3 per article)

Here are the activities included (see preview file for full-page samples)

Activity 1 - Literal Comprehension Check (multiple choice)

Activity 2 - Literal Comprehension Check (open-ended) (alternate option for Act 1)

Activity 3 - Text Evidence Practice (annotation version)

Activity 4 - Text Evidence Practice (multiple choice version) (alternate option for Act 3)

Activity 5 - Skills focus (focuses on one CCSS skill)

Activity 6 - Integrating Sources Activity

Activity 7 - Skills Test

Activity 8 - Modified Skills Test (alternate option for Act 7)

Check the preview file for complete lesson plans and samples of this resource. If you'd like to assess the overall quality of these articles, questions, etc., please check out this free unit that's set up the exact same way:

7-1 Development of Central Ideas RI.7.2 Nonfiction Article + Activity Pack #7-1

You can also check out this blog post to find out more about the series.

Save and purchase the Article of the Week, Grade 7 bundle here!

More 7th Grade Articles and Activities

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7-2: Summarize (Should Homework Be Banned?)

7-3: Analyze Relationships in a Text (Is Fossil Fuel Overuse Threatening Your Health?)

7-4: Analyze Influence of Individuals and Events (NFL Protests: Taking a Stand by Taking a Knee)

7-5: REVIEW (Brazil's Snake Island: Legend Meets Science)

7-6: Connotative & Technical Meaning (North Korea Explained)

7-7: Analyze Word Choice (Aliens)

7-8: Analyze Text Structure (Life in North Korea Today)

7-9: Analyze Text Structure (Water Shortage! Drought in California)

7-10: Analyze Point of View and Purpose (Uncontacted! The Hidden Peoples of Brazil)

7-11: Analyze Point of View and Purpose (How Technology Transformed Television)

7-12: Review of RI.7.4, RI.7.5, RI.7.6 (Mystery of Anastasia Romanov)

7-13 MIDTERM RI.7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5, 7.6) (Youth Sports Injuries on the Rise)

7-15: Evaluate Arguments & Claims (The REAL Fortnite™ Battle: Parents Vs. Kids)

7-16: Analyze a Famous Speech/Compare Text to Audio & Video (Malala Yousafzai's 2013 United Nations Speech)

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