Challenge your struggling readers and English Language Learners to successfully tackle difficult text! This Constructing Meaning-style text of Abraham Lincoln's "Gettysburg Address" is two pages, double-spaced, with line numbers. In the right margin, students are asked to work with vocabulary and concepts introduced in the text using guided annotation boxes. After reading, students are prompted to create a PASTA overview: purpose, audience, subject, tone, and author's bias. Close reading strategies align with Common Core.
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