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Activism vs. Slacktivism: A Lesson in Research and Informational Texts

Posted by Emily Guthrie on May 13, 2015 12:48:30 AM

If you are like me, there are few things more exciting than introducing students to amazing novels and other works of fiction, but finding ways to engage students in informational texts can be a little trickier.  Today I want to share a lesson that I came upon recently that had students engaged in reading an informational text, researching credible sources, and discussing their findings.  I'll outline the lesson below.  Please comment with questions, comments, and other informational texts that your students love!

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Topics: informational text, lesson, Lesson Planning, Literary Analysis/Reading Strategies, nonfiction, tips

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