Informational Text Lesson on Hot Topics: Reading is Good for Your Brain
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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 fuPrice $14.99Original Price $17.50Save $2.51
This mini lesson on the benefits of reading is the perfect ready-to-go lesson to practice close reading skills. With five specific common core text-based questions, your students will be engaged, informed, and ready to debate!
-Formal lesson plan
-Super simple sub sheet
-Link to article
-Idea for starter
-Short answer questions and answers
- Argumentative Prompt
Classroom success stories from other teachers who have tried this resource:
♥ "Love this - a perfect lesson anytime, but super helpful for a sub plan!"
♥ "This Hot Topic has led to some interesting discussion. It also lead me to include this idea of "Hot Topics" regularly in class. Thanks! "
♥ "Another big thumbs up for this resource. Highly recommend each of the informational text lessons created by this author."
♥ "Great way to have students see why reading is important."
♥ "Thought provoking! The students really enjoyed these mini-lessons and so did I!"
♥ "Great! We started the year with a long-term sub for an unfilled position, and these were easy for the subs to follow, relevant to future coursework, and interesting."
♥ "Again, a great addition to my Fahrenheit 451 unit! Thanks!"
♥ "Great way to help my student understand the importance of reading! Looking forward to using it in the first week of school."
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