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Reading Response by the Week for Nonfiction Articles

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This reading response weekly activity accomplishes several purposes: (1) Students read nonfiction articles that you pull from magazines and elsewhere. (2) Students think about the text and respond in writing. (3) Students expand their vocabulary. (4) Students discuss their articles in small groups.

This packet includes instructions, handouts for the week, and a grading rubric. You can use the same format again and again. Students will improve in their nonfiction reading comprehension and increase their vocabulary through this reading, thinking, writing, and talking weekly activity. This is perfect independent work for students to complete during reading workshop while you're working with small groups. The weekly small group discussions help with accountability, as well as give students the opportunity to share and expand their thinking. Each day students complete a short, written task based on a self-selected article from a range of articles. To punch this activity up a notch, select articles that support science and social studies standards. This activity could also be used as homework.

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