Articles of the Week (AOTW)

This will be a static page on the menu bar… I am posting in case the theme goes down. Attention Parents : This activity is designed to help students understand and read informational text, increase critical thinking skills, understand argumentative writing, create world awareness, compare and contrast opposing sides, and analyze information.   I got this idea from Kelly Gallagher a teacher, writer, and education specialist from California. Each week students will read a current events article and then perform any number of activities related to the article. They will be listed below by week in numerical order. Monday August 29th No Article Monday September 5th. Labor Day no Article Monday September 12th 6 articles group share Monday September 19th Elizabeth I (Read Magazine) Scan Monday September 26th “You’re mad Your’e on You Tube”  Monday October 3rd “Assassinations in American History” Monday October 10th You Tube Clip “Three words to the World”  Monday October 17th  “Should we have a Latino museum? Monday October 24th “How I finally taught the big guy a Lesson” Monday October 31st  (No Article Yet NANOWRIMO ?) Monday November 7th No Article- NANOWRIMO Monday November 14th No Article- NANOWRIMO Monday November 21st No Article- NANOWRIMO Monday November 28th No Article- NANOWRIMO Monday December 5th  The Great Blogging Ethics Debate Washington Post  Monday December 12th Do States Need Deaf Schools? Give Parents a Choice  Monday December 19th Presentations Due No Article Monday January  9th Preventing...

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