Reflection: Student Ownership News Article vs Editorial - Section 2: "City Schools Cut Parents' Lifeline"


SOAPSTone is a difficult concept, so I have students work together and then share as a class.  They are able to add to their information as they hear discussion of issues they may have overlooked.  Again being able to refer to the specific paragraphs assists in students locating the textual evidence.


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News Article vs Editorial

Unit 6: Persuasion
Lesson 9 of 10

Objective: SWBAT differentiate between news articles and editorials, and analyze author’s bias by determining a central idea and analyzing its development citing textual evidence and summarizing the text using SOAPSTone.

Big Idea: What is the author’s bias based upon?

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