Back to School Lesson 2: Middle School

Getting our Pencils Back in Gear!

Welcome back. Start building a collaborative classroom culture with Newsela. In part two of our Back to School lesson series, students will apply content from a Newsela article to answer a Write prompt and explain reasoning. To view and edit the full lesson open the PDF or .docx below. 

Curriculum Connections

  • ELA 
  • Social Studies 
  • Science

Newseal Article

Learning Objective

  • Today I am learning… to identify main idea and detail in a text.
  • So I can … write about a variety of topics with support/evidence.
  • I know I understand when … I can answer a question using evidence from the text.
  • Students will be able to … answer a writing prompt using examples to support their thinking.

Learning Standards

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.7.1
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.6.1.B

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