Are you teaching in South Carolina or another state that is now using Text Dependent Analysis for the writing portion of the state test? These passages and questions were developed with you in mind! This is different from Step-By-Step Text Evidence resource. This resource was designed for 5th grade but would work well for 6th grade too. It includes:
1. How to Develop Proficient Text-Dependent Writers
Ideas on how to implement this resource
2. Generic Text-Dependent Analysis Questions (3 pages)
They are divided into categories. These are great for the teacher to use when reading other material and for the student resource binder.
3. Reading Passages (8 total)
1 or 2-page passages. There are 2 passages for each: Fiction, Science, Math, Social Studies. If you work in teams, each partner can use them in his/her subject area!
4. 3 TDA Questions per passage.
There is a page to display on your smart board with all three questions if you would like the students to choose.
5. Writing Templates (24 total)
One for each Question.
7. Tracking Chart
Use this to track student progress!
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