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!
With connections to the First Amendment, budgeting for prom, and Full House, your upperclassmen are sure to enjoy this lesson - whether they attend prom or not! The blog post linked with this lesson is sure to stir some conversation! The article does mention some material for an older audience. It is completely classroom appropriate, but I did want to mention it. Please feel free to message me with questions before purchasing.
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