Saving Food

Newsela Article

Learning Objective

  • Students will practice identifying the main idea of an article.
  • Students will practice answering guided questions by finding specific evidence in the text.
  • Students will reflect on their roles as citizens of the classroom and of their wider community.
  • Students will collaborate with peers to plan and perform a skit that reinforces their comprehension of the topic.

Learning Standard

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.2.2
Identify the main topic of a multiparagraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.2.6 
Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.7 
Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.

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