This informational text and subsequent questions are perfect for secondary students. This nonfiction reading response activity includes a link to two nonfiction articles (about marketing methods), reading questions, writing prompts, extension activities, and a complete lesson plan.
Responding to nonfiction is a lifelong skill. Students need to understand a writer's purpose, the publisher and research's bias, manipulative language, and more. Almost every college professor asks students to judge and critique nonfiction writing. This will allow students to practice responding in this manner.
This nonfiction activity also shows students the secrets of marketing in their lives. This makes for great discussions!
→Detailed lesson plans for the article and writing assignment. Includes the link to the article (and extension activities).
→Ten questions specific to the article and an alternative set of questions (for differentiation).
→Instructional sheets for the students for crafting a mature nonfiction reading response.
→A rubric for grading written responses.
This nonficiton reading response activity takes a week for me to complete with secondary students. I marked the standards I meet with this informational text activity.