The D.B. Cooper Mystery Non-Fiction Article

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The D.B. Cooper Mystery Non-Fiction Article | PDF and Digital Formats: Students will learn about the mystery surrounding the only unsolved skyjacking in American history in this non-fiction article. In 1971, a man bordered an airplane and sent his demands to the FBI. He escaped with the ransom money and was never heard from again. This resource contains 1 non-fiction article and 3 reading activities to assist with reading comprehension, standardized test prep (EQAO) and cross-curricular learning.

  • This resource contains individual PDFs of student pages to assist with online learning i.e. Google Classroom as well as Google Slides formatted lessons for 1:1 schools.

Resource Includes:

  • Teacher lesson plan
  • Pre-reading K-W-L chart
  • Non-fiction article (regular and modified text)
  • An audio file (mp3) of the article
  • 3 Post-reading activities: comprehension questions, grammar questions (2 options: paper and self-grading Google Forms), long answer writing response
  • Individual PDFs of student pages to assist with online learning i.e. Google Classroom
  • Google Slides formatted lessons for 1:1 school

Use this article with my Article of the Week Differentiated Lessons program and these Non-Fiction Graphic Organizers.

Teacher Feedback

  1. "My students LOVED reading the article! They were so engaged with the story which improved their answers."
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  3. "This was an engaging way to practice reading informational text to draw conclusions!"

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Total Pages
40 pages
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Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, including the validity of the reasoning as well as the relevance and sufficiency of the evidence.
Analyze in detail the structure of a specific paragraph in a text, including the role of particular sentences in developing and refining a key concept.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.
Analyze how a text makes connections among and distinctions between individuals, ideas, or events (e.g., through comparisons, analogies, or categories).

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