Articles of the Week Articles of the Week are utilized in all Reading and Literature classes weekly. Articles are available online for students to print from home and are updated on weekly. Expect to receive a new article each Wednesday. Articles will be due the following Wednesday. For questions about this week's assignment, please email Mrs. Lattin at Angela.Lattin@vale.k12.or.us.
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Here are 4 things you need to know about Tuesday's Cuyahoga County Council meeting CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Cuyahoga County Council held its first meeting at the new county headquarters in downtown Cleveland Tuesday night. There were a few pieces of news from the roughly 90-minute meeting. Here's what you need to know about what happened: 1. Council unanimously approved a 40-year extension of the hotel tax The tax extension, initially proposed by County Executive Ed FitzGerald and Council Vice-President Dan Brady, will pay for unspecified tourism-related projects.
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Kelly Gallagher – Resources Part of the reason my students have such a hard time reading is because they bring little prior knowledge and background to the written page. They can decode the words, but the words remain meaningless without a foundation of knowledge. To help build my students’ prior knowledge, I assign them an "Article of the Week" every Monday morning. By the end of the school year I want them to have read 35 to 40 articles about what is going on in the world.
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Article of the Week with Middle Schoolers « The Reading Zone Posted on January 25, 2010 by thereadingzone Last year, after reading Kelly Gallagher’s Readicide: How Schools Are Killing Reading and What You Can Do About It, I was inspired to start using an Article of the Week with my 6th graders. Like Gallagher, I see a distinctive lack of background knowledge with my students which makes it hard for them to read at times. Gallagher uses his Article of the Week with high schoolers but I figured I could do the same with my 6th graders if I tweaked the assignment just a bit.
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