Reflection: Diverse Entry Points How to Succeed in a Job Interview: Close Reading and Analysis of the Credibility of a Text - Section 2: Applying Knowledge: Why is unemployment high?


Students have to use their homework to complete the chart.  The amount of effort and/or skill level of the students' work varies.  This first example while it has flaws shows that the student took some time to think about and write up their answers with text dependent evidence. The second example may address the correct response, it is more hurried and does not demonstrate that the student applied the reading strategies. Both students failed to realize that the article was satire, but they are hopefully on their way to learn to question the texts they are given. 

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How to Succeed in a Job Interview: Close Reading and Analysis of the Credibility of a Text

Unit 1: Narratives: This is the Story of My Life
Lesson 4 of 8

Objective: SWBAT analyze the credibility of a text by evaluating the evidence and its connection to audience and purpose.

Big Idea: Need some advice on getting your first job? Students evaluate an article on why Americans struggle to find employment. How credible is this advice?

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