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Day 4: "My name is...Mengmeng"

teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.8 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/2/8

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This lesson focuses on the author’s purpose as well as how the author uses evidence to support an idea. Students will be looking at the introductory text box and how the author uses evidence to support those ideas. This question will help students see why the author wrote the article as well as how he included details to meet his purpose. Since the author's purpose is the big takeaway, this lesson will provide students with the skills they need to answer the writing task. Special Materials: * Copies of the anchor text for each student *Copies of student notes handout