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Reading "The World’s Fastest Animal Takes New York”

This sequence of lessons is based on text-dependent questions that are answered through a close reading of the Smithsonian.com article, "The World's Fastest Animal Takes New York" by Meera Subramanian.

Lessons

  • Analyze the impact of word choice on the reader

    In this lesson you will learn how to analyze the impact of word choice on the reader by using context clues.

  • Determine an author's point of view

    In this lesson you will learn how to determine an author’s point of view by analyzing word choice.

  • Determine a central idea of a text

    In this lesson you will learn how to determine a central idea of a text by analyzing how specific details are connected.

  • Determine the author's purpose for writing an article

    In this lesson you will learn how to determine the author’s purpose for writing an entire article by drawing connections between two central ideas.

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