Reading and Writing from 1 text set!
What are monthly text sets?
The monthly text sets are two or more texts based on the same topic. Each monthly text set can be used for both reading and writing. The topic of each text set is high-engaging nonfiction topics. Each text set supports opinion or informational based writing in response to reading.
What is included in each text set?
Bats: Benefit or Bother?
Students read 2 articles and a poem about the positive and negative impact of bats. Using the texts, they write an opinion essay in which they give their opinion about whether bats are a benefit or a bother.
Standard-based reading comprehension questions help you integrate reading while using the same text you are using in writing.
What topics are included for each month?
The topics included are thematically related to that month. However, the text sets can be used at any time of the year based on your needs.
January - MLK (Opinion Text Set)
September - Homework: Harmful or Helpful? (Opinion Text Set)
October- Bats (Informational Text Set)
December - Polar Bear Problems (Informational Text Set)
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These text sets go perfectly with the Informational and Opinion Writing Units: