September 20, 2010
New! DIFFERENTIATED TEEN SPOTLIGHT ARTICLES
Find interactive, printable versions of this issue’s Teen Spotlight feature "My Dad's Away at War," along with Listen & Read audio podcasts, self-scoring quizzes, and whiteboard-ready printable skills sheets—all at three differentiated Lexile® versions! Click a Lexile® level below to find the right resources for your students.
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VIDEOS AND LINKS FOR THIS ISSUE!
See a video of the orangutan and dog featured in "Best Buddies," p. 2, a preview of the movie Flipped, which is this issue's Readers Theater Play, video of Day of the Dead celebrations to provide background for the article on p. 16, and a video interview with the principal who wants to ban his students from using social networking sites, to go along with the article on p. 20.
SKILLS SHEETS AND SELF-SCORING QUIZZES
Online-Only Skills Sheets:
(For the web site address that lists answers to these skills sheets, look at the answer key in your printed Teachers Edition.)
• What Do You Know?
SKILL: Accessing Prior Knowledge/Taking Notes
BASED ON: "6 Secrets About America Ferrera," p. 4
• The Big Idea
SKILL: Main Idea and Details
BASED ON: "My Dad's Away at War" p. 12
From the Magazine:
From the Teacher's Edition:
• Make It More
SKILL: Constructing Plurals
• Character Counts
SKILL: Analyzing Character
• Two Holidays
SKILL: Comparing and Contrasting
Download this issue's Teacher's Edition here. (Answers have been removed.)