Poem A Day:
Emily Dickinson “Tell all the Truth”
Today’s Objective: Students will evaluate the article’s context (Who is the author? The publisher? Advertisers? When is was it published? What was going on in the time and place from where it comes?).
We began by watching this video to prepare for further analysis of their nonfiction articles.
We share out answers and as a class and I ask the students to determine the credibility of my article based on the activity. They rated it on a scale of 1-10 where 1 is an unreliable source and 10 is totally credible. The students found my article to be anywhere between 5-7. They are critical!
Students use their personal choice articles to complete a blank version of the same worksheet.
Students have analyzed their articles in various ways at this point, paying close attention to different types of details. For homework, I asked them to use their notes so far to write an analysis. This is due next class. (after a weekend)