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Day 2: "Top 10 Real-Life Body Snatchers"

teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.8.1
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.8.4
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.8.6
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This lesson plan is anchored by the text "Top 10 Real-Life Body Snatchers" from This lesson focuses on the author’s word choice throughout the text and its impact on the tone of the text. The day begins with a rereading of the text. Students may work in small groups or with a partner as they return to the text to explore the text-dependent questions, capturing their thinking on the student notes sheet. The focus question should be completed independently. Special Materials: Student notes sheet Copies of the anchor text for all students
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