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Article of the Week (AoW). Weekly Nonfiction Homework Assignment. What is an article of the week?. An AoW is a nonficiton relatively current article that will give you more real world experience with a wide variety of nonficiton texts, author’s styles. Why will we be doing AoWs?.

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Article of the week aow

Article of the Week (AoW)

Weekly Nonfiction Homework Assignment


What is an article of the week

What is an article of the week?

  • An AoW is a nonficiton relatively current article that will give you more real world experience with a wide variety of nonficiton texts, author’s styles.


Why will we be doing aows

Why will we be doing AoWs?

  • To help build your prior knowledge about the real world.

  • To interact with text via reading strategy application.

  • To critically think about real world issues.


What do i have to do with the article

What do I have to do with the article?

  • You have to be honest with the article.

    • Do a close read (annotation) of the article.

      • Mark it up with

        • Your opinion

        • Your confusion

        • Your questions


How do i do that

How do I do that?

Interact with the text !!!


Aow step 1

AoW - Step 1

  • Read the article marking it up for anything that is confusing in any way.

    • What the heck does that mean?

    • Where the heck is that?

    • Who the heck is that?

    • What the heck is one of those?


Aow step 2

AoW - Step 2

  • Next, mark up the text with any/all of the READING STRATEGIES

    • Where you highlighted confusion, clearly a question could be written.

    • However, any of the reading strategies could be employed for each paragraph.


Aow step 3

AoW - Step 3

  • Then, complete the Article of the Week worksheet that can be found at http://teacherweb.com/VA/schools/Henri/photo8.aspx . Make sure you also refer to the Article of the Week rubric that can also be found at the web page referenced above to review how you will be graded for this assignment.


Aow step 4

AoW - Step 4

  • Read the article again.

  • This time read it straight through.


Aow step 5

AoW - Step 5

  • Finally,

  • Proofread your assignment before turning it in.


Where do i get an aow from

Where do I get an AoW from?

  • You will download a new article every week from our classroom web page.

  • Every FRIDAY AS you WALK in the door for class.

  • To the appropriate tray near the door to class.

When do I turn in an AoW?

Where do I turn in an AoW?


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