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Informational Text Activity, FREE, Supreme Court Cases, Easy Sub Plan, CCSS

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Laura Randazzo
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Grade Levels
8th - 11th, Homeschool
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Pages
10 pages (PDF)
Laura Randazzo
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Description

Whether you need an emergency sub plan or just want to add more informational text to your curriculum, this free and fascinating lesson has what you need. It includes access to a high-interest article from The New York Times on the "10 Supreme Court Cases Every Teen Should Know," a topic that will hook your students’ attention and inspire lively debate, and a packet of print-and-go handouts to help students work through the text.

This FREE activity includes:

• A sheet of suggested lesson procedures (for you or your sub) detailing two options for delivery of the materials

• A link to give you and your students online access to the informational text article

• A two-page graphic organizer/handout to help students summarize the informational text they read

• A detailed answer key to help make grading easy

• Additional graphic organizers if you prefer to use this assignment as a team research/speech activity

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Total Pages
10 pages (PDF)
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
1 hour
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to supporting ideas; provide an objective summary of the text.
By the end of the year, read and comprehend literary nonfiction at the high end of the grades 6–8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.

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