Students will close read and informational text article for the main idea, citing details, word choice, and tone; as well as, analyze the author's purpose, claim, and how the author develops their claims.
Looking for a way to teach the Reading Informational Text Standards? This close reading article about school safety 20 years after the Columbine shootings is a great article for students.
There are directions, room to annotate, during reading questions, and after reading questions - all aligned to Common Core Standards.
Answer suggestions are also given.
4 pages of close reading article + 4 pages of suggested answers = 8 pages total
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