Students will close read and informational text article for the main idea, citing details, word choice, and tone; as well as, analyze the author's purpose, claim, and how the author develops their claims.
Looking for a way to teach the Reading Informational Text Standards? This close reading article about why we love our holiday traditions and rituals is a great article for students. This article is written by an anthropologist with a unique point of view.
There are directions, room to annotate, during reading questions, and after reading questions - all aligned to Common Core Standards. Answer suggestions are also given.
5 pages of close reading article + 5 pages of suggested answers = 10 pages total
You can find this article in:
Close Reading Bundle - with all my close reading Informational Text Articles.
Holiday Bundle - with all the articles about the Holidays throughout the year.
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