Article of the Week Non-Fiction Articles High Interest Bundle #2



Total Pages: 333 Pages
Answer Key: Included
Teaching Duration: Other
File Size: 250 MB
File Type: Zip

Article of the Week Non-Fiction High-Interest Articles Bundle #2 | 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. These articles are also great for sub plans.

  • 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 (regular and modified text)
  • Mp3 audio file for each article (regular and modified text)
  • 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. Public Swimming Pool Safety
  2. Dangerous North American Snakes
  3. The Mystery of Oak Island
  4. The History of Television
  5. The Titanic
  6. The Disappearance of Amelia Earhart
  7. Podcasts
  8. Alcatraz
  9. Dangerous North American Animals
  10. Dangerous North American Spiders

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 enjoyed the article topics and had some lively discussions based on the thinking questions. While I found the comp questions fairly straightforward, I have been using the articles for teaching bulleted/outline note taking – perfect for that use! Thanks for a great resource!”
  2. “I love the wide range of topics and it was a great resource for online learning!”
  3. “This resource is engaging. My students love these articles… and they are perfect for distance learning!”

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