The Homework Debate Non-Fiction Article
Students will learn about the positive and negative reasons associated with homework in this Homework Debate non-fiction article. This resource contains 1 non-fiction article and 3 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.
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- Teacher lesson plan
- Pre-reading K-W-L chart
- 1 Non-fiction article (regular and modified versions)
- An audio file (mp3) of each article (regular and modified versions)
- 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 school
Use this Homework Debate Non-Fiction Article with my Article of the Week Differentiated Lessons program and these Non-Fiction Graphic Organizers.
- “I do a debate unit with my Gr. 9s for persuasive writing (leading to an essay). The articles were easy to understand and use for our in-class debates and writing points. This was a great prelude to doing further research.”
- “Great material to reinforce learning. Interactive and engaging.”
- “I purchased several of these nonfiction sets to use in my ELA classroom. Our current text book is very week on nonfiction. These were a great supplement to use with my 6th graders. They find the topics interesting and I love that they are easy to use and prep for.”
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