This graphic organizer is in a Word document that allows students to type their responses and submit electronically. You may alter the instructions to fit your technology needs.
During reading, students use a T-chart to list on the left side ten powerful statements relating to the financial situation of the Lakota Nation that the speaker, Aaron Huey, offers in his TED Talk.
On the right side of the T-chart, students find facts or statistics from the article by Doug Bandow that contradict the statements from the TED Talk.
This graphic organizer is the summarizing activity that students complete after examining both pieces of informational text. The CCSS are listed on the assignment along with the instructions.