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Connecting Nonfiction with Fiction
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Connecting Nonfiction with Fiction

This is worth 50 points.

11.    Find a current nonfiction article from a reputable source (such as Newsweek, USA Today, New York Times, Time Magazine, etc).  5 points

 

22.    Make enough copies of the article for each member of your group.

 

 

33.    Read the article. Be sure you understand the entire article. Make notes in the margins as you read. Circle any words that you do not understand and then look them up. 10 points

 

 

44.    Write a summary of the article and how the article connects to your text. 15 points

 

55.    Develop five questions about the article that you will ask your group after they have read the article.  You should write one of each kind of question: right there, think and search, you and the author and on your own. Your fifth question should be a think and search question. 10 points

 

66.    Give your group your article to read with the questions ahead of time.

 

77.    Discuss your article with your group. Be sure to make a connection between the article and the text you are reading.

 

88.    Complete a self evaluation form. 5 points Have your group complete an evaluation form for you. 5 points

 

99.    Turn in the annotated copy of the article, your questions with the answers, the summary, your self evaluation and the groups evaluations.

 

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