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Two Reading Strategies To Engage Students In Current Events Problem Solving

Two Reading Strategies To Engage Students In Current Events Problem Solving
Two Reading Strategies To Engage Students In Current Events Problem Solving
Two Reading Strategies To Engage Students In Current Events Problem Solving
Two Reading Strategies To Engage Students In Current Events Problem Solving
Two Reading Strategies To Engage Students In Current Events Problem Solving
Two Reading Strategies To Engage Students In Current Events Problem Solving
Two Reading Strategies To Engage Students In Current Events Problem Solving
Two Reading Strategies To Engage Students In Current Events Problem Solving
Product Description
Ten minutes reading the morning paper or your favorite news.com, one of these strategies, and five minutes at the copier yields a relevant high-order thinking activity.

News bombards students constantly. They need ways to engage current events and to consider how events can impact their lives. These B-D-A and PACE activities join traditional reading strategy formats with problem solving to foster nonfiction text reading skills and high-order thinking. You will find in this product detailed teacher directions, both strategies, accommodated versions of these strategies for special needs students, and a rubric for assessing summary paragraphs.

The strategies are appropriate for students in grades 7 through 10 and address the following Common Core Standards: 6-8RH.1, 6-8RH.2, 6-8RH.4, 6-8RH.10, 6-8W.1a, 6-8W.1b, and 6-8W.1e. Since you pick the article, these strategies can be used in any middle or early high school classroom-- Science, Social Studies, Reading, English, and the list continues.

PDF and modifiable Word versions of this activity are included in the "zipped" download file.
Total Pages
24 pages
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
1 hour
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