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Thursday, 1 February 2018

Authentic Learning through Authentic Content

Teaching close reading  and compelling writing with newspaper columns

A weekly column in  NYT Magazine, offers brief commentary on one line from a book, song, television show and more. The writers who choose and explore the sentences each week show how to identify, analyze and critique compelling writing by making personal connections to a text, luxuriating in the perfection of a word, or dissecting literary devices.In this lesson,there are four ways to use the column to close reading and thoughtful writing across subject areas.Browse below to find more...

A sample lesson from the NYT magazine..

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