Reading 1: Rescue Ink
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In this present and past progressive reading comprehension learning exercise, learners read a 5-paragraph reading selection and then respond to 10 true or false questions.
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Three Skeleton Key
Conduct a close reading of George G. Toudouze's well-known horror story "Three Skeleton Key." This plan breaks up the reading into several steps and provides text-dependent questions to ask along the way. Learners will have the chance to...
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The Big Trip Up Yonder
What would the world look like if there were a way to stop the aging process? Take a look at Kurt Vonnegut's vision of this future in "The Big Trip Up Yonder." Class members read the short story and then respond to a series of text-based...
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Should women and children still be provided with the first chance at rescue? Yes, claims the writer of a persuasive essay. Class members read the article and analyze the viewpoint, with a particular focus on the closing argument. They...
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Advanced Critical Reading: Biomimetics
Instruct your class on biomimetics while practicing reading comprehension with this worksheet. Learners read a passage that describes the efforts of scientists, starting with Leonardo da Vinci, to emulate nature to solve issues in...
8th - 11th English Language Arts
Making Evidence-Based Claims: Woman's Rights
American women have been working toward equal rights since the ink dried on the Declaration of Independence. Focused on the words and actions of Sojourner Truth, Shirley Chisholm, and Venus Williams, a language arts lesson takes eighth...
8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Reading Comprehension - Huguenots
A great cross-curricular activity assesses reading comprehension and discusses the French Huguenots. After reading a short informational article about the beliefs and actions of the Huguenots, young learners answer four questions about...
8th - 10th English Language Arts