Looking for an interesting way to engage students with informational, expository texts? Need to motivate your students to read? Want something relevant for a close reading exercise?
This mini lesson is the perfect ready-to-go lesson to practice close reading skills and comprehension! With two versions of the text-based questions
, your students will be engaged, informed, and ready to debate and discuss no matter their reading level or experience with close reading and annotating!
The questions are designed to have students truly dig into and respond to a text! This resource is not just questions and answers - you are getting a full blown mini lesson plan complete with relevant video links, an argumentative writing prompt, and ideas for extension!
Excellent also for ELA or sports, psychology, or health class.
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Hot Topics Info Text Bundle 2nd Ed.
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Do your students struggle with just the basics of close reading and annotating? Do you want them to get more out of a text each time they read? Take a look at my Close Reading and Annotating Complete Teaching Pack to build those basic skills.
Close Reading Teaching Pack
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