Connecting Nonfiction with Fiction
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
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