Reading Informational Texts - Book III

Nonfiction Passages and Exercises Based on the Common Core State Standards


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Author(s): Shabo, Magedah
Page Length: 104 pgs
Copyright: 2012
Weight: 0.28 lbs.
Item Code: 308645
ISBN: 9781935468479

Intended for Grade 11.

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 III:

  • Henry David Thoreau: Walden, Chapter I ("Economy")
  • Jonathan Edwards: "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God"
  • Popular Science Monthly: "Annihilation Bomb—Friend or Foe? A Statement by the Editors of Popular Science Monthly
  • James Madison: United States Bill of Rights
  • US Supreme Court: Unanimous Opinion in the Case of Brown v. Board of Education

Click here for more information about the Reading Informational Texts series.

Customer Reviews

21 Jul 2015 | Eileen M |

Gives good samples of Informational passages and questions to assess student proficiency. A great assistance in providing practice for the Common Core Exam.

Review Rating: 5

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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