SAT READING-ANALOGIES: They don't make 'em like they used to: analogies now ask you to take the reasoning of the passage and apply it to a new situation. You need to paraphrase the argument in your own words, and then look for that same reasoning in the answers. This article breaks down this question type for you. Please click on each picture.
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Expository, Non-Fiction Lessons on Modern Issues: Bundle #1 of 5 Lessons, CCSS
The new Common Core has a much-greater focus on non-fiction, informational texts in the English/Language Arts classroom. It’s time to start adding more real-world articles and materials to our literary canon. Use these easy-to-deliver non-fiction lesson plans to get your classes reading and thinking deeply about modern issues. Five 45-minute lesson plans in this packet.