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Lesson 15: Research your topic, select credible sources

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Students will begin to research their topic and select two articles from credible sources that relate to their topic.

Additional Notes:

  • This lesson has students engage in researching their question/topic given the expectation of the standards. However, you may desire to scaffold for your students by providing a set of articles that are related to the issues that students are researching. Possible sources for articles include:

    • Newsela

    • Readworks

    • Time for Kids

    • Online news sources, for example The Learning Network for utilizing content from The New York Times