Reading: Tapping the Power of Nonfiction Students are working in Nonfiction Research Clubs on various topics.
We have also been introduced to NewsELA.com where we can read nonfiction articles, highlight, annotate and answer questions online!
Writing: The Art of Argument
After reading the article, "Should You Get a Flip Phone?", students wrote a baseline persuasive essay on whether or not they agreed or disagreed with the article. We will be using this to construct a new essay on a topic of our choice.