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29 resources with the keyterm critical reading

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Helping Homeschoolers: Reading Critically and Analytically

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Strategies for creatively monitoring reading to gauge comprehension and stimulate analysis without taking the joy out of reading.
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Critical Reading

For Students 7th - 12th
What does it mean to read critically? Critical readers look at the author's purpose, attitude, and tone. They draw inferences and identify facts and opinions. Use this guide to help your class become critical readers. Practice...
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Critical Reading

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Introduce your readers to informative, non-fiction texts and how to read them successfully. No pictures or practice opportunities are provided, but you could compile a packet of examples to use as your class reads through the...
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When Is a Noun a Verb? Examining Double Duty Words

For Teachers 6th - 9th
The New York Times' Learning Network provides great lessons! This one uses articles from the paper to help readers understand homonyms like mail (verb and noun). It also includes an exercise in reading informational text. Links to the...
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Media Awareness Network: Hate or Debate?

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Discuss the difference between legitimate debate on a political issue and arguments that are based on hate through a science-fiction scenario that shows how a controversial issue can be discussed in both ways. Then learn how purveyors of...
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Reading Critically

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Develop the techniques needed to analyze and synthesize literature well. No matter what students read, they need to be able to think critically about the material. Give thinkers these tools to effectively ponder and consider the world...
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Homework: Genghis Khan

For Students 10th - 11th
A three-page homework assignment that won't drive your pupils bananas. First they analyze a Marco Polo quote related to horses as a key factor in Mongolian warfare. Then they read the provided passage outlining the life of Genghis Khan...
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Reading Club: Sex Ed

For Teachers 11th - 12th
If you teach health, sociology, ethics, or a class that addresses controversial issues, this resource related to schools' sex education programs may be useful. The New York Times' Learning Network provides a lengthy article on a unique...
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Making Connections

For Students 4th - 5th
In order to maximize reading comprehension levels, young readers must learn to make connections to the content. This worksheet applies to any reading and provides spaces for readers to document relevent personal experiences, prior...
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Why did the Aztec and Inca civilizations disappear?

For Students 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers can analyze primary source documents to answer the question, "Why did the Aztec and Inca civilizations disappear?" They will read the provided excerpts then answer 11 different questions to uncover the ultimate answer.
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Critical Reading, Technology, and Math

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Learners review signals for order of operation. In this algebra lesson, students locate data text, export data to an Excel spreadsheet and graph data using charts. They follow specific steps to solve word problems.
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Horror Tales: What Makes Them Spooky?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Before you jump into this lesson, be aware there is little to work with. That being said, the ideas are solid and will be brought to life with a little Halloween spirit. Learners examine horror as a sub-genre, and contemplate what makes...
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Intermediate Critical Reading - Photography

For Students 5th - 6th
Inform your class about the origins of photography with this short passage and accompanying questions. After reading a short informational text, leaners answer 3 questions about the content of the text. This resource could be used in a...
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The Tell - Tale Heart

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Young scholars read The Tell Tale Heart and practice critical analysis while reflecting on its underlying meanings. In this reading lesson, students make predictions, monitor their own comprehension and adjust their reading accordingly....
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Critical Reading #1: "The Myth of Doomed Kids"

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this critical reading worksheet, students establish the context, author, and purpose of the piece then sum up the ideas that the author is trying to convey.
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Critical Reading Exercise

For Students 8th - 10th
In this critical reading exercise, students evaluate the credibility of a piece of writing. Students read descriptions of various interest groups and lobbies and identify the group that made a quotation.
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Beginning Critical Reading - Nuts

For Students 3rd
In these critical reading worksheets, 3rd graders read the short story about nuts. Students then answer 3 critical reading questions about the passage.
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Beginning Critical Reading - The Sun

For Students 5th - 6th
In these critical reading worksheets, students read the short story about the sun. Students then answer 3 critical reading questions about the passage.
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Intermediate Critical Reading - The Robin

For Students 6th - 7th
In these critical reading worksheets, students read the short story about robins. Students then answer 3 critical reading questions about the passage.
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Critical Reading: Intelligence Augmentation

For Students 6th - 10th
In this critical reading worksheet, students read a short passage regarding intelligence augmentation and then answer five questions based on the reading.
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Literature Reviews

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners read a book and write a critical review on the material. They choose from a variety of reading material and review the book's topic, style and/or writer.
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Critical Reading #2: "The Chase"

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
For this critical reading worksheet, learners read "The Chase" in a designated class period and determine the relevance of the author's life, the general topic, the type of writing, and the theme. Students then summarize the piece and...
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The Choking Dog: Critical Reading Exercise

For Students 7th - 9th
In this critical reading exercise, learners read a selection entitled "The Choking Dog." Students answer ten multiple choice questions about the selection.
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Beginning Critical Reading - The White House

For Students 4th - 5th
In these critical reading worksheets, students read the story about The White House. Students then answer 3 critical reading questions about the passage.