Active Reading with American History

Explore connections within and between informational texts with this instructional activity about encyclopedia articles. Middle schoolers write encyclopedia articles focusing on topics in American history. They discuss how to determine credibility online, practice fact checking, assess their own ability to read actively and skeptically, and write memos that educate others on how to do so. This resource provides vocabulary, assessment options, extensions, and interdisciplinary connections.

5th - 12th English Language Arts 120 Views 442 Downloads
Resource Details

Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategies
Research
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Duration
1 hr
Year
2005

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