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- Engage and motivate students with these informational, expository text close reading assignments. These easy-prep Hot Topics Info Text Lesson is the perfect ready-to-go resource to practice close reading skills and comprehension. This resource is not just questions and answers - you are getting a fu$14.99$17.50Save $2.51
Engage and motivate students with this informational, expository text close reading assignment. This easy-prep Hot Topics Info Text Lesson is the perfect ready-to-go resource to practice close reading skills and comprehension. This resource is not just questions and answers - you are getting a full mini lesson plan complete with a relevant video link, two versions of the text-based questions, an argumentative writing prompt, and ideas for extension! Plus, all the answers are here, too!
Student Experience: Students will be drawn into the lesson by the high-interest topic. They will then dig into the text looking for vocabulary, purpose, and more. The questions are designed to have students truly dig into and respond to an informational text. Last, students can share their opinions in writing with the included prompt. A short research project for extension is also included. Students will be engaged, informed, and ready to debate and discuss no matter their reading level or experience with close reading and annotating!
Excellent also for ELA or sports, psychology, or health class.
-Formal lesson plan
-Super simple sub sheet
-Link to article
-Idea and Materials for starter
-Short answer questions and answers (Two versions of the questions for leveling.)
-Extension and Differentiation Ideas
-100% editable PPT
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