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Need activities that catch your students' attention with strange and interesting articles? Weird News Articles of the Week are what you are looking for to engage students in activities that practice a variety of literacy skills.
Students read the Live Science article Eleven Surprising Uses for Pee and Poop. This activity requires students to close read, answer comprehension questions, practice editing, summarize, complete skills competency questions, and write an extended response.
Weird News Articles of the Week are used for a variety of purposes, including:
Use this Article of the Week as a daily bell ringer where students do parts of it each day, or have students do it as a skills review in a class period.
An answer key is provided for easy grading.