Reading Informational Texts - Level 9

Nonfiction Passages and Exercises Based on the Common Core State Standards


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Author(s): Shabo, Magedah
Page Length: 88
Copyright: 2012
Weight: 0.28 lbs.
Item Code: 308643
ISBN: 9781935468455

Intended for Grade 9.

Reading Informational Texts adds challenging nonfiction passages to your curriculum, helping you meet the Common Core State Standards.

Informational texts can be difficult to find and teach — even for seasoned teachers — but the annotated passages in Reading Informational Texts help teachers and students alike by revealing rhetorical techniques, explaining historical context, and clarifying logical arguments.

Your students get the information they need, and you save countless hours of prep time.

Texts in Book I:

  • Ernie Pyle: "The Death of Captain Waskow"
  • Harriet Jacobs: Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Chapters I & II ("Childhood" and "The New Master and Mistress")
  • Patrick Henry: Speech to the Second Virginia Convention
  • John Fitzgerald Kennedy: 1961 Inaugural Address
  • Margaret Chase Smith: Remarks to the Senate in Support of a Declaration of Conscience
  • NASA: "Light Emitting Diodes Bring Relief to Young Cancer Patients"
  • Justice Frank Murphy: Dissenting Opinion in the Case of Korematsu v. United States

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Customer Reviews

21 Jul 2015 | Kevin Coen, High School English Teacher |

It's a great starting place to find texts and get ideas; they have guiding questions so I don't have to come up with them on my own.

Review Rating: 4

21 Jul 2015 | Secondary Special Education Teacher- English |

It is relevant and I can use with my students who have IEPs I love the explanations of answers and the shortness of reading selection

Review Rating: 5

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