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Here are a couple of Teacher Tip examples that you might enjoy:
Adapted from Argument in the Real World: Teaching Adolescents to Read and Write Digital Texts
by Kristen Hawley Turner and Troy Hicks
The art of crafting an argument has drastically changed in the digital era. It has become much easier for anyone to make an argument via social media, personal blogs, or the comment section of an article. Today, arguments can be supported by images, and it’s important to teach students how images can be used as evidence.
Have students analyze magazine ads by answering the following questions:
Keep track of when students point out words as evidence in the ad and when they point out images. Then challenge them to find two more ads that use images as evidence.
To read more about Argument in the Real World and to download a sample chapter, click here.
Adapted from Teaching Reading in Small Groups
by Jennifer Serravallo
Try these strategies to teach distracted readers:
Learning how to conduct a survey or interview is an important skill in itself, and will also give students the opportunity to practice their reading, writing, listening, and critical thinking skills. When introducing interviews and surveys, consider the following tips: