This interactive lesson will get your students thinking about a relevant topic as they learn strategies to tackle demanding texts and questions from the Key Ideas and Details Category. The questions are aligned to the Florida Standards Assessment (FSA), but also meet the rigor of other tests that are aligned to the Common Core.
This lesson includes the following:
* A visually appealing power point with teacher directions in the notes section of the slides.
* A student packet with multiple complex texts and questions that are aligned to the Key Ideas and Details Category.
* Answer Key
This lesson addresses the following:
Can abilities like intelligence, athletic talent, and musical and artistic talent improve or are we just born with it?
LAFS.6.RI.1.1 Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
LAFS.6.RI.1.2 Determine a central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
LAFS.6.RI.1.3 Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text (e.g., through examples or anecdotes).
Text 1: Infographic- Fixed vs Growth Mindset
Text 2: Comic Strip-Calvin and Hobbs
Text 3: Video Clip –What is a Growth Mindset?
Text 4: Article- Neuroplasticity Studies Reveal Your Brain’s Amazing Capacity to Grow!
Think Pair Share
The Ladder of Inference
Read with your WHOLE Brain