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Day 2: "Swine Flu: Virus' Invasion Sets Off Battle Inside the Body"

teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.6.1
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.6.3
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.6.4
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.6.5
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This lesson continues with day two of close reading instruction. Students will gain familiarity with a previously read text through a second read aloud. Todays focus question addresses the relationships between viruses and immunities. Students must use information from the text to determine what a virus is, how it invades and how our bodies fight back. Students may work in pairs or small groups to complete the supporting questions, but the focus question should be completed independently. Special Materials: Students will need a copy of the anchor text. Graphic Organizer may be used for note-taking. (Optional)
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