Historical Heroines

Newsela Article

Learning Objective

  • Students will practice identifying the main idea of an article.
  • Students will practice selecting evidence from the text to respond to questions.
  • Students will research independently and record notes.
  • Students will synthesize information and make persuasive arguments.
  • Students will develop their understanding of the democratic process.

Learning Standard

Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.

By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 2-3 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience with appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details, speaking clearly at an understandable pace.

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