Introduction to Newsela 3

Getting our Pencils Back in Gear!

Start building a collaborative classroom culture with Newsela. In part three of our introductory 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

Newsela 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 Standard

Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

Support claim(s) with clear reasons and relevant evidence, using credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.

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