Reading Informational Texts - Book IV

Nonfiction Passages and Exercises Based on the Common Core State Standards


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Author(s): Shabo, Magedah
Page Length: 104 pgs.
Copyright: 2011
Weight: 0.30 lbs.
Item Code: 308646
ISBN: 9781935468486

Intended for Grade 12.

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 IV:

  • Sun Tzu: The Art of War, Parts I–VII
  • G.K. Chesterton: "The Fallacy of Success"
  • Mary Wollstonecraft: A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, Chapter I ("The Rights and Duties of Involved Mankind Considered")
  • H.L. Mencken: The American Language, Chapter I ("The Diverging Streams of English")
  • Justice John Marshall Harlan: Dissenting Opinion in the Case of Plessy v. Ferguson

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Customer Reviews

21 Jul 2015 | Eileen M |

This book is worthwhile in instructing students to read Informational texts and to use the information to answer questions and write from the information presented.

Review Rating: 5

21 Jul 2015 | Nickie Pierce |

That the book was a necessity for teaching informational texts.

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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