Prepare your students for the SBAC language arts performance task!
This is a practice task with articles featuring leaders from the Civil Rights Movement -- MLK and Malcolm X. The sources are written at a 3rd/beginning of 4th grade reading level. After reading and taking notes on the sources, there are 3 questions based on the information in the articles.
In Part 2, students will write either an informational, opinion, or narrative text. Prompts for each text type are included.
- Part 1 Directions
- 2 sources with graphic organizers
- Part 1 Research Questions
- Part 2 directions for narrative, informational and opinion prompts
- Writing Paper
- Answer key for research questions
UPDATE 3/14/18: Uploaded a new file with added information in the sources. With the addition, the lexile levels of both sources have increased, making this task most appropriate for 4th graders, or end of year, high-flying 3rd graders.
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