My middle schoolers loved this. Great for drawing conclusions, citing evidence and making inferences. They loved reading these text message conversations to analyze the messages and practice making inferences.
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Could do a word a week by having students match the word to picture cards, like four corners. Have them move around the room and talk about why they picked the pic they did. Gets them thinking/talking/engaged.
use them to hold all students in each group accountable for getting ready to learn! I'll use them to signal when groups are ready to share their thinking, when they all agree on something, or ready for transitions.
Students need lots of practice interacting with informational texts. These 23 mini lessons can be used all year long with any text. Ready to print and use to strengthen nonfiction reading skills for intermediate and middle school students.
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