Article of the Week Non-Fiction Articles High Interest Bundle #1



Total Pages: 333 Pages
Answer Key: Included with rubric
Teaching Duration: Other
File Size: 84 MB
File Type: Zip (PDF)

Article of the Week Non-Fiction High-Interest Articles Bundle #1 | PDF and Digital Formats: This resource contains 10 high-interest non-fiction articles and reading activities to assist with reading comprehension, standardized test prep (EQAO), and cross-curricular learning.

  • This resource contains individual PDFs of student pages to assist with online learning i.e. Google Classroom as well as Google Slides formatted lessons for 1:1 schools.

Resource Includes:

  • 10 high-interest non-fiction articles
  • 7 Reading Strategies graphic organizers
  • 5 Summarizing graphic organizers

Included For Every Article

  • Teacher lesson plan
  • Pre-reading K-W-L chart
  • Non-fiction article (with and without photos)
  • Mp3 audio file for each article
  • 3 Post-reading activities {comprehension questions, grammar questions (2 options: paper and self-grading Google Forms), long answer writing response}
  • Individual PDFs of student pages to assist with online learning i.e. Google Classroom Google Slides formatted lessons for 1:1 schools

Included Article Topics:

  1. Regifting
  2. Benefits of Reading
  3. Benefits of Exercise
  4. Dangers of Caffeine and Energy Drinks
  5. The Mystery of the Bermuda Triangle Non-Fiction Article
  6. The Mystery of the Loch Ness Monster Non-Fiction Article
  7. School Uniforms
  8. Electric Cars
  9. Self-Driving Cars
  10. The D.B. Cooper Mystery

Included Graphic Organizers

7 Summarizing Strategies Graphic Organizers

  • 3,2,1 Chart (2 options)
  • 5 W’s + H
  • GIST
  • Key Ideas
  • Alphabet Summary (2 options)

7 Reading Strategies Graphic Organizers

  • Predictions
  • Connections
  • Questions
  • Author’s Purpose
  • Main Idea
  • Determining Importance
  • Extending Answers

Teacher Feedback

  1. “My students loved these articles because they were fairly short and the topics were of high interest. I love that videos were included as well.”
  2. “The articles are great. The students were engaged.”
  3. “Loved this! I switched between paper copies and digital. The articles were interesting and allowed for lots of discussion!”

Use these articles and graphic organizers with my Article of the Week Differentiated Lessons program.

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