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Article of the Week Differentiated Lessons

Article of the Week Differentiated Lessons

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Total Pages: 65 pages
Answer Key: Rubric only
Teaching Duration: 1 Year
File Size: 3 MB
File Type: PDF

Elevate classroom engagement with this Article of the Week Differentiated Lessons resource which is perfect for middle school students. Unlock the power of purposeful engagement with non-fiction texts using this Article of the Week differentiated four-lesson resource. This versatile, no-prep, and easy-to-implement resource is suitable for all subject areas, including English Language Arts, and is designed to enhance students' background knowledge, reading, writing, and analysis skills while keeping classroom engagement at its peak.

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    This 65-Page Resource Includes:

     Year-Long Implementation Plan: Streamline your teaching with a comprehensive plan for incorporating Article of the Week into your curriculum.
     4 Differentiated Assignments: Short Answer, Graphic Organizer, Essay Response, Peer-Selected - offering variety to the traditional essay response.
     Anchor Charts: Help reinforce concepts with your students with these ready-made posters.
     3 Assessment Rubrics: Evaluate student work effectively with rubrics designed for Levels 1-4, Holistic, and Points-Based assessments.
     7 Different Graphic Organizers: Enhance comprehension and analysis through a range of visually engaging organizers.
     Detailed Teacher & Student Directions: Easy-to-follow instructions to ensure seamless implementation.
     PDF & Google Slides™ Formats: Versatile formats to suit your teaching preferences and student needs.

    How Does This Resource Work?

    • 4 Individual Article Assignments: Each week, assign a relevant, current article for your students to read and respond to. These assignments are designed to match your course content, ensuring a seamless connection to your curriculum.
    • Differentiation for Diverse Learners: This resource includes four distinct Article of the Week assignments, each varying in difficulty level and assignment type. Whether it's short answer responses, graphic organizers, essay writing, or peer-selected activities, you'll find a variety of options to cater to your students' diverse needs.
    • Support for Online Learning: This resource includes individual PDFs of student pages for easy integration with platforms like Google Classroom. Additionally, it features Google Slides formatted lessons, making it perfect for 1:1 schools.

    Please note that the articles themselves are not provided, allowing you the flexibility to select articles that best suit your classroom's unique needs. This resource is also part of our comprehensive Article of the Week Full Year Mega Bundle.

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    Buy this Article of the Week Full Year Mega Bundle to have your full year planned! No more using your evenings and weekends searching for lesson materials. With a total of 44 captivating high-interest non-fiction articles and 41 graphic organizers, this bundle offers a wealth of educational content that will keep your students excited and motivated to learn. Find out more about the Article of the Week Full Year Mega Bundle today. 

    Teacher Feedback

    1. “This is a truly impressive resource. So much more than just worksheets to go along with an article - it really is an organized system. It's going to save me SO much time!!! LOVE that it is scaffolded so I can use it throughout the entire school year, making it more challenging as my students improve (or differentiating with different students within the same class!). THANK YOU!”
    2. "This resource forever changed the way that I approach AOW with my students. The gradual release of responsibility method has made the use of AOW with my students less stressful and more meaningful. Thank you!"
    3. "This resource was a great way to get students connecting the themes in class to the real world. The resource is differentiated incredibly well. This meant all of my learners were able to access the materials at a developmentally appropriate point. I would say this is a MUST-HAVE resource. Thanks for making reading assessment authentic and easy."

    Boost your students' engagement, comprehension, and analytical skills with this Article of the Week Differentiated Lessons resource. Get ready to inspire a love for learning through purposeful exploration of non-fiction texts.

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