Description: Students researched various aspects of their states, and then drew pictures and wrote about these aspects. These were then made into books, and were also scanned in and made into a powerpoint presentation, which the students then narrated after writing their own narration speeches.
Description: This exercise will help students identify and present textual evidence when responding to a short answer question. It will prompt students to circle, underline, highlight, and/or take notes as they look for evidence in a text. Area of focus: the tone of a poem. Appropriate for middle school students.
Description: This worksheet will help students understand what it means to answer questions in complete sentences. This exercise presents a number of questions and prompts students to answer each question in a complete sentence. This worksheet includes an answer key.
Description: This writing exercise will help students use evidence when answering questions regarding a text. It will also require them to draw inferences and make conclusions in support of their answer. Appropriate for middle school.