Learn More about the Critical Reading lessons in Week 11 about Face Masks plus Teaching Kids Respect

The goal for our Week 11 lessons is to teach critical reading and thinking skills using current news about “This retiree has made nearly 8,000 masks for community members since April, and she’s still going” (Level 1 lesson) and “Person to Person: Teaching your kids to respect other people” (Level 2 lesson).

Some of the exercises of this week’s Level 1 lesson include:

  • Vocabulary about the pandemic
  • “Drawing Conclusions Making Inferences”: Discuss the article and cite evidence
  • A critical writing activity about people wearing masks
  • More exercises are available in the Extensions Activities

Some of the exercises of this week’s Level 2 lesson include:

  • Vocabulary about respect and manners
  • “Cause and Effect”: Discuss the effect of showing respect
  • “Drawing Conclusions Making Inferences”: Discuss ways to show respect
  • More exercises are available in the Extensions Activities

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