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Reading Applications: Informational, Technical and Persuasive Text

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      Here are some websites that will help you in Reading. Scroll further down this page to see links to Reading Instructional Resource Databases.

      Instructional Resources for Reading Applications: Informational, Technical and Persuasive Text

      Bias vs. Perspective: An Inevitable Aspect of Journalism?
      http://www.highschooljournalism.org/Teachers/Lesson_Plans/Printable.cfm?lessonplanid=351
      In this lesson from the American Society of Newspaper Editors, students look for bias in a news report and discuss the concept of bias.

      Short Story Fair: Responding to Short Stories in Multiple Media and Genres
      http://www.readwritethink.org/lessons/lesson_view_printer_friendly.asp?id=418
      In this ReadWriteThink activity, students read short stories in small groups. Students apply a variety of strategies to comprehend, interpret, evaluate, and appreciate these texts by responding with multimedia presentations. These presentations are then displayed, shared and viewed during a Short Story Fair.

      Seuss and Silverstein: Posing Questions, Presenting Points
      http://www.readwritethink.org/lessons/lesson_view_printer_friendly.asp?id=283
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, high school students revisit stories they may have enjoyed as children. Working in small groups, students prepare critical thinking questions and lead class discussion about the issues raised in the stories.

      Reading Instructional Resource Databases

      National Council of Teachers of English
      http://www.ncte.org
      NCTE is devoted to improving the teaching of English Language Arts at all levels by addressing classroom and professional concerns.

      The International Reading Association
      http://www.reading.org
      Resources for teachers, reading specialists, tutors, and others concerned about literacy.

      Educator's Reference Desk
      http://www.eduref.org
      The Educator's Reference Desk provides education information to teachers, librarians, counselors, administrators, parents, and anyone interested in education.

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