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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.


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 of the article.

      • Mark it up with

        • Your opinion

        • Your confusion

    • Write a reflection to internalize what you've read.

    • How do I do that?


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, answer the follow up questions if there are any


Aow step 4

AoW - Step 4

  • Read the article again.

  • This time read it straight through.


Aow step 5

AoW - Step 5

  • Finally,

  • Write a 1+ page personal opinion reflection where you express your position on (or reaction to) the topic presented in the article.


Where do i get an aow from

Where do I get an AoW from?

  • You will pick up a new article every week near the door.

  • 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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